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Frye: Local communities awarded $5.3M to improve infrastructure

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

PHOTO ATTACHED: State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) joins Gov. Eric Holcomb to congratulate the Town of Versailles on receiving more than $260,000 in state matching grants on Nov. 9, 2018, in Vernon. Versailles Town Councilor Roxanne Snodgrass accepted the grant on behalf of the town.

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 14, 2018) — Local communities recently received more than $5.3 million in state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Bacon: Supporting Hoosier veterans

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, November 9, 2018

Our government is designed to be one of the people, for and by the people. This means we must be active participants in our government. This Election Day, voter turnout surpassed the turnout in 2014. Thanks to all who exercised their civic duty, supported their beliefs and took advantage of the right to vote – a right that has been fought for by brave men and women throughout our country’s history. This month, with the observance of Veteran’s Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of these individuals who have risked their lives.

Steuerwald elected to House Republican leadership team

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, November 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 9, 2018) — State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) was elected this week as the Majority Caucus Chair by the Indiana House Republicans. As Majority Caucus Chair, he will serve as the leadership liaison between the members and staff and help lead caucus meetings. “Under conservative leadership, Indiana is experiencing economic

Frye: Thank a veteran this Veterans Day

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, November 9, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 11, we celebrate Veterans Day. Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to honor and show appreciation to the brave men and women who pledged their allegiance to our country and served in times of both war and peace. This Veterans Day, let’s acknowledge the sacrifices made by those who chose to put their lives on the line to protect

Bosma statement on selection of new Indiana House Democratic Leader

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, November 8, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 8, 2018) – “I look forward to working with Phil and his leadership team as we head into the next legislative session. Indiana lawmakers have a track record of reaching across the aisle and working together on the majority of issues we face. Phil is a long-time friend and I appreciate his commitment to public service.”

Friend: Farewell Friends

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, November 2, 2018

This will be my final Friend Report as the State Representative for House District 23. It has been 26 years in the making and I am, frankly, having trouble finding meaningful words, but here it goes!

Davisson: Honoring our brave service men and women this Veterans Day

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, November 2, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 11, we will celebrate Veterans Day as a community. This is a day to show appreciation to the men and women who bravely and selflessly served our country. On Veterans Day, let us all remember the sacrifices made by the many heroes who put their lives on the line to protect us. America celebrated the first anniversary of the end of World War

Bosma: IndyStar columnist Matt Tully’s words and perspective will be missed in our city

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 30, 2018) – “Matt Tully has been a strong voice in Indianapolis for more than 15 years, and he never backed down from a challenge or from asking the tough questions. While we disagreed from time to time, I always respected his professionalism, talents and passion, and considered him a friend. Matt’s words and perspective will be missed in our city, and he and his family will be in our prayers.”

Frye: Trick-or-treat safely this Halloween

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 26, 2018

Miniature witches, goblins, ghosts and more will be descending upon our community in the coming week, and it is important we keep them safe. There are several tips and tricks that the Indiana State Police has provided to help ensure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween. Take precautions and keep safety in mind when picking out or creating that perfect

Cass County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, October 25, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

Bosma: State Rep. Tim Brown recovering at home, making progress after serious crash

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, October 25, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2018) – “Tim is now recovering at home with his wife, Jane, and going through therapy. His condition continues to improve and he’s impressed his doctors with his progress. Tim’s family sincerely appreciates all of the support and prayers, and ask for continued respect of their privacy while Doc focuses on his recovery.”

Grant County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner and Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

Howard County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

Judy: Cybersecurity, the election and you

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

With the general election just around the corner, it’s important to know your vote will count. As a member of the House Committee on Elections and Apportionment, I understand the concerns many Hoosiers have regarding cybercriminals meddling in elections.  

Area lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 23, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers. “Internships provide students a chance to develop their skills and gain experience before they enter their careers,”

Bacon: Maintaining Indiana’s honestly balanced budget

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, October 19, 2018

When you head to the polls on Nov. 6, there will be an opportunity to support a proposed amendment to the Indiana constitution. If passed, the amendment would require the General Assembly to maintain an honestly balanced state budget to ensure Indiana continues to live within its means.

Smaltz: Hoosier taxpayers deserve a balanced budget requirement

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, October 19, 2018

On Nov. 6, voters will have the opportunity to support a proposed constitutional amendment that would ensure Indiana continues to live within its means – just as Hoosiers do every day. If passed, the amendment would hold state government accountable by requiring the Indiana General Assembly to maintain an honestly balanced state budget.

Davisson: Using DNA to keep our state safe

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 19, 2018

Technology is becoming increasingly more effective in identifying criminals and keeping our community safe. The Indiana State Police is putting a new law to good use. By collecting a DNA profile from anyone arrested for a felony crime, we now have the tools to help identify serial offenders, exonerate the innocent and close unsolved crimes. According to the

Wolkins: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 17, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

Mayfield named state representative of the year for airport legislation

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Aviation Indiana recently named State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) state representative of the year for her legislation providing financial flexibilities to airport commissions.

Pressel: La Porte schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Riley Elementary School and LaPorte High School recently received Gold Star recognition, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie). The Indiana Department of Education awards Gold Star designation to schools that have developed a comprehensive school counseling and guidance program, and are aligned with

Huston: HSE schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – All schools within the Hamilton Southeastern School District recently received Gold Star recognition from the Indiana Department of Education, according to State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers).

Carbaugh: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne).

Heine: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Dave Heine (New Haven).

Morris: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne).

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