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Pressel: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) said many new laws impact local school districts. One new law ensures schools include courses on employability skills or soft skills, like following directions and showing up on time, to help better prepare students for

Soliday: New laws supporting students, schools now in effect

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 15, 2018) — With students and educators heading back to the classroom, State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) said many new laws impact local school districts. “As the needs of our schools change, lawmakers must consider new ways to help students and teachers,” Soliday said. “This past session, we worked hard on new

Judy: Brett Kavanaugh’s uniquely qualified to serve on nation’s highest court

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Monday, August 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 13, 2018) — “Interpretation of the law is paramount as a Supreme Court Justice. While serving as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit Court over the past 12 years, Brett Kavanaugh’s legal opinions support that assessment. Kavanaugh’s impeccable credentials should make it extremely difficult for any conscientious lawmaker to consider voting against his confirmation.”

Local lawmakers honor Boone Grove High School baseball team

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Monday, August 13, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 13, 2018) — State Reps. Mike Aylesworth (R-Hebron) and Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point) on Thursday at the Porter Township School Board meeting honored the Boone Grove Wolves baseball team for their state championship title. The Wolves clinched the IHSAA Class 2A state championship after edging the Southridge High School Raiders 5-4 at

Bosma supports Gov. Holcomb’s efforts to improve school safety

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Friday, August 10, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 10, 2018) – “School safety remains top of mind, and I appreciate Gov. Eric Holcomb’s focus and commitment to taking action to ensure all Hoosier students have a safe place to learn. I look forward to working with him and other stakeholders next session to improve uponIndiana’s already strong school safety policies.”

Borders: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, August 10, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 10, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville). Borders said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college students and graduates to participate in state

Behning: Local lawmakers meet with students, educators at Southport Elementary

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 9, 2018) – With area students back in the classroom, several House lawmakers teamed up to meet with Southport Elementary students and educators on Tuesday.

Kirchhofer: Local lawmakers meet with students, educators at Southport Elementary

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 9, 2018) – With area students back in the classroom, several House lawmakers teamed up to meet with Southport Elementary students and educators on Tuesday.

Speedy: Local lawmakers meet with students, educators at Southport Elementary

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 9, 2018) – With area students back in the classroom, several House lawmakers teamed up to meet with Southport Elementary students and educators on Tuesday.

Steuerwald says new law is helping to solve more crimes

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, August 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 9, 2018) — A state law requiring DNA samples to be collected from those arrested for a suspected felony produced a higher number of matches to crimes than ever before, according to the law’s sponsor State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon). As of Jan. 1, a DNA profile is taken through a cheek swab from anyone arrested for a felony

Frye: Safety first this school year

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Students and educators are heading back to school for the new academic year. For many, school safety is top of mind. Further improving on school safety is an ongoing conversation at the Statehouse, and short- and long-term proposals will be considered. The General Assembly recently added to our already nationally recognized school safety policies and

Bartels: New education laws aim to increase student employability

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, August 3, 2018

With the start of August comes the beginning of a new school year and opportunities for students to learn and grow. To help drive student achievement and prepare young Hoosiers for the workforce, I supported new laws that focus on teaching employability skills, expanding STEM education and streamlining diploma options.

Johnson County lawmakers invite local students to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January.

Mayfield: New baby box installed in Decatur Township

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) — Central Indiana now has a Safe Haven Baby Box for parents or caregivers to anonymously and safely surrender a newborn, thanks to a new law sponsored by State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville).

Heaton: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute). Heaton said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college students and graduates to participate in state government

Lehe: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston).

Cook: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

Friend: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Bill Friend (R-Macy).

Huston: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers).

Karickhoff: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo).

VanNatter: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, August 2, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 2, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo).

Ellington: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 1, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington). Ellington said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college students and graduates to participate in state

Richardson: Apply for an internship at the Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 1, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January, according to State Rep. Kathy Kreag Richardson (R-Noblesville). Richardson said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college students and graduates to participate in

Hendricks County lawmakers invite local students to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, August 1, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 1, 2018) – Indiana House Republicans are now accepting internship applications for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January. State Reps. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis), Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) invite local college and graduate students and recent graduates to apply before Oct. 31. “In

Local lawmakers invite students to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

STATEHOUSE (July 31, 2018) — Northwest Indiana lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for an internship with the House of Representatives for the 2019 legislative session, which begins in January. State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) said the House Republican Internship Program is a unique opportunity for college

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