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Goodrich: Bill supporting small business recovery heads to governor

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Thursday, April 8, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 8, 2021) – Legislation supporting jobs, employers and economic recovery by investing $60 million to expand the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program could soon be law, according to State Rep. Chuck Goodrich (R-Noblesville).

Bartels, Ledbetter: Bill to fully fund virtual public school students now law

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, April 8, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 8, 2021) – Legislation to fully fund public school students attending school virtually this school year due to COVID-19 is now law, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Cindy Ledbetter (R-Newburgh).

Cook: Expanding broadband access for Hoosiers

Posted by: Joseph Bursley  | Thursday, April 8, 2021

More and more Hoosiers rely on internet everywhere they go. While connecting to the web may seem like a normal part of everyday life to some of us, many still do not have reliable broadband access. The COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the need for more Hoosiers to get online, as many shifted to working and learning remotely to help slow the spread of the virus. This session, I am supporting multiple efforts to invest and build infrastructure to expand broadband access across our state.

Governor signs 'monumental' new law sponsored by King, Miller to honor Hoosier suffragettes

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – The Statehouse will be home to a new monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes thanks to a new law sponsored by State Reps. Joanna King (R-Middlebury) and Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).

Rep. Nisly: Statehouse monument honoring suffragettes to be erected thanks to new law

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – The Statehouse will be home to a new monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes thanks to a new law supported by State Rep. Curt Nisly (R-Milford).

Governor signs bill sponsored by Aylesworth to erect monument honoring suffragettes

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – A monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes will be erected at the Indiana Statehouse thanks to a new law sponsored by State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron).

Cook receives Richard G. Lugar Award during Indiana boys basketball state tournament

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) recently received the Richard G. Lugar Award for Distinguished Service to Interscholastic Athletics by the Indiana High School Athletic Association during the Boys Basketball 2A State Finals.

According to the organization, this award is given to a Hoosier who exemplifies the highest standard of professional ethics, sportsmanship and moral character, and carries the endorsement of their IHSAA member high school. Throughout his 40-year career, Cook served 36 years in various leadership roles at Hamilton Heights, Clinton Prairie and Noblesville school corporations.

Steuerwald's bill supporting local law enforcement crosses finish line

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – House Enrolled Act 1006 sailed through the legislative process, unanimously supported at every step by state lawmakers. Now with the governor's signature, State Rep. Greg Steuerwald's (R-Avon) bill supporting law enforcement and boosting accountability and transparency in policing is law. The new law is backed by the

Governor signs bill sponsored by Mayfield, fellow legislators to erect Statehouse monument honoring suffragettes

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law co-sponsored by State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) to erect a Statehouse monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes.

Governor signs bill sponsored by May to erect monument honoring suffragettes

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law sponsored by State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) to erect a Statehouse monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes.

Rep. Rowray: Local graduate gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Alexandra Radtke  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – Daleville Junior-Senior High School graduate Kayla Skinner is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Elizabeth Rowray (R-Yorktown) and her fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

Hostettler, McNamara: Bill to fully fund virtual public school students now law

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, April 7, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 7, 2021) – Legislation to fully fund students attending school virtually due to COVID-19 is now law, according to State Reps. Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka) and Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

Governor signs 'monumental' new law sponsored by Teshka to honor Hoosier suffragettes

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 6, 2021) – The Statehouse will be home to a new monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes thanks to a new law sponsored by State Rep. Jake Teshka (R-South Bend).

Davisson: Expanding broadband in our rural communities

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Reliable internet is a critical resource for Hoosiers, whether an educator teaching students, small-business owner working with clients or family member connecting with loved ones. We know many across the state do not have access to reliable and affordable broadband. The COVID-19 pandemic further emphasized the urgent need for closing the digital divide. To help push our state further into the 21st century, I am supporting legislation this session investing in broadband, especially in rural and underserved areas. 

Lindauer's bill supporting small business recovery heads to governor

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, April 6, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 6, 2021) –  State Rep. Shane Lindauer's (R-Jasper) legislation supporting jobs, employers and economic recovery by investing $60 million to expand the Hoosier Hospitality Small Business Restart Grant Program could soon be law.

Pressel, Bohacek bill to help prevent sudden cardiac arrest of students passes General Assembly

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, April 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 5, 2021) – A bill to increase the availability of information on sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) of students recently passed the General Assembly, said State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) and State Sen. Mike Bohacek (R-Michiana Shores).

Governor signs bill sponsored by Baird to erect monument honoring suffragettes

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, April 5, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law sponsored by State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) to erect a Statehouse monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes.

Governor signs bill sponsored by Ellington to erect monument honoring suffragettes

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, April 5, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill into law sponsored by State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) to erect a Statehouse monument honoring Hoosier suffragettes.

Heaton: Be aware of tax season scams

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, April 5, 2021

As taxpayers file their 2020 tax returns, State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) urges Hoosiers to look out for identity thieves and scammers.

Rep. Judy: Local graduate gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Monday, April 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 5, 2021) – Homestead High School graduate Gaven Schulz is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) and his fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

Area legislators spearheading new law to spur regional growth

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Monday, April 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2021) – A bill that would spur growth in Northeastern Indiana is headed to the governor where it could soon be law, according to local lawmakers championing the legislation.

Davis recognizes local hardworking Hoosiers

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, April 1, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2021) – From custodians to truck drivers, and from mechanics to small-business owners, State Rep. Michelle Davis (R-Whiteland) is recognizing Johnson County residents with Hardworking Hoosier Awards.

Teshka, Wesco: Bill requiring middle school students to take a civics education course could soon be law

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, April 1, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2021) – Legislation to improve civic engagement among young Hoosiers could soon be signed into law, according to State Reps. Jake Teshka (R-South Bend) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola).

Rep. King: Local graduate gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky and Nicki Clark  | Thursday, April 1, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 31, 2021) – Bethany Christian High School graduate Elijah Lora is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Joanna King (R-Middlebury) and her fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

Rep. Gutwein: Local graduate gains experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Josh DeFonce and Nicki Clark  | Thursday, April 1, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2021) – North Judson San Pierre High School graduate Alexandra Radtke is gaining experience as an intern with State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) and his fellow members of the Indiana House of Representatives during the 2021 legislative session.

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