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Lehe invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, September 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 16, 2019) – State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Current high school seniors, college freshmen and college sophomores can earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years,

Pressel invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, September 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 16, 2019) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Current high school seniors, college freshmen and college sophomores can earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four

Negele invites non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER scholarship

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, September 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 16, 2019) – State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) encourages non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER Caucus Scholarship to further their education and career aspirations. Women who are returning to school after a hiatus, changing careers, and seeking advancement in their professional or work lives, as well as

Bacon: The case against vaping keeps building

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Friday, September 13, 2019

A new popular trend could be dangerous and even life threatening. Nationwide, U.S. health officials announced they are now investigating more than 450 cases of possible vaping-related illnesses in 33 states, including at least six deaths. Here in Indiana, health officials recently confirmed a patient died from a severe lung injury caused by vaping. Everyone needs to be more aware of the potential risks of vaping and what is being done to combat this new health risk.

Frye: Thank first responders with special license plate

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 13, 2019

Your vehicle can show your gratitude for our emergency personnel. Purchasing a First Responders license plate tells these men and women thank you for their commitment and dedication to protecting your family and community. Money from these plates go to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Foundation and provides financial support for critical public safety needs across the state.

Lehe: Ag committee discusses farmland preservation

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, September 12, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 12, 2019) – The Interim Study Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources met Wednesday to discuss ways to preserve Hoosier farm ground, according to State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston). Lehe, vice chair of the committee, said this topic has grown increasingly important in recent years. According to the American Farmland Trust, who

Sullivan invites non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER Scholarship

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Thursday, September 12, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 13, 2019) – State Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) encourages non-traditional female students to apply for the POWER Caucus Scholarship to further their education and career aspirations.

Area lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 11, 2019) – Area lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Wolkins invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 11, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

Lehman invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, September 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 11, 2019) – State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. Current high school seniors, college freshmen and college sophomores can earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years,

Behning: ILEARN: An important snapshot of student learning

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Monday, September 9, 2019

Indiana spent the last several years taking a critical look at the type of annual assessment students take and how the results are used. This led to eliminating the troubled ISTEP exam and creating ILEARN – Indiana’s Learning Evaluation Assessment Readiness Network.

Lehe: College students can gain experience at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Each year, House Republicans invite college students and recent graduates across the state to participate in our internship program. Applications recently opened up for the 2020 legislative session, which takes place during the spring semester. This paid internship is a fantastic opportunity for young Hoosiers to learn more about our state government, expand their skillsets and build professional relationships.

Davisson: Assistance available for farmersí difficult planting season

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Mother Nature dealt our agriculture community a big blow this year, with severe rainy weather keeping farmers out of the fields during their best planting days. It is a loss for families who make a living off the land. These farmers are eligible for some financial help through a natural disaster designation by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, because they experienced significant damages and losses due to rain and flooding.

Frye invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Ziemke invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, according to State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Cook: Summer study committee to examine ways to reduce education mandates

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Friday, September 6, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 6, 2019) – The Interim Study Committee on Education on Tuesday is set to take a closer look at the number of requirements placed on teachers and schools, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

Jackson County lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Jackson County lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Local lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 6, 2019

Area state lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

May: Ivy Tech offers scholarship for volunteer firefighters, EMTs

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, September 6, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 6, 2019) – State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) encourages active volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians to apply for the Ivy Tech Community College Public Safety Scholarship.

Lyness invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Thursday, September 5, 2019

Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

Leonard invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, September 3, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 3, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington).

McNamara invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Friday, August 30, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 30, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, according to State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

Vanderburgh County lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Friday, August 30, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 30, 2019) – Vanderburgh County lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

May: American Legion kicks off National Oratorical Contest for high school students

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 30, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 30, 2019) – State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) encourages local high school students to sign up for the American Legion’s annual National Oratorical Contest that awards college scholarships.

Bacon: Playing the long game

Friday, August 30, 2019

We know how wonderful the state of Indiana is, and we want to share it with the rest of the world. Tourism means jobs and opportunity, and in our area, we have events like the Korn Ferry Tour Golf Championship, which benefit our community and stimulate our local economy, helping our businesses and families.

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