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Fulton County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – A longstanding Fulton County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for being in operation for over 100 years, according to State Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Logansport) and State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport).

Lehman, Holdman: Adams County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Longstanding Adams County farms were recently presented Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) and State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle). Located in Decatur, the Theodore W. Buuck Farm has been in operation since 1870 and received a Hoosier

Karickhoff: Free advice available on paying down student loan debt

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) — Hoosiers working to pay down their student loans can receive free financial help to tackle their debt, according to State Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo).

VanNatter: Howard County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – A longstanding Howard County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for operating for 100 years, according to State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo). 

Cook: Tipton County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – A longstanding Tipton County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for operating for more than 100 years, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

Payne: Local farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Longstanding local farms were recently presented Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for over 100 years, according to State Rep. Zach Payne (R-Charlestown).

Judy's bill supporting surviving spouses of Purple Heart recipients heads to governor's desk

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Legislation authored by State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) granting surviving spouses the ability to obtain a Purple Heart license plate in honor of their loved ones could soon become law.

Reps. Borders, Hostettler urge INDOT to rename portion of SR 67 in honor of Knox County soldier

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Indiana House of Representatives recently voted unanimously in support of a resolution co-authored by State Reps. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) and Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka) to rename a portion of State Road 67 after Knox County native 1st Lt. Clayton Robert Cullen.

Nisly: Elkhart County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Two longstanding Elkhart County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for over 100 years, according to State Rep. Curt Nisly (R-Milford).

Goodrich recognizes Noblesville student at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2021) – State Rep. Chuck Goodrich (R-Noblesville) recently honored Noblesville native Chayse Hunter with a House resolution at the Statehouse for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star. 

Lauer: Bartholomew County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – A longstanding Bartholomew County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for being in operation for 200 years, according to State Rep. Ryan Lauer (R-Columbus).

Cherry: House advances bill establishing $50M grant program to improve Hoosier health

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives voted in support of legislation establishing a new $50 million grant program targeting the state's most critical health challenges, according to State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield). According to the United Health Foundation, Indiana falls at the bottom of several health rankings,

Teshka's bill increasing transparency of road infrastructure plans could soon be law

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, March 9, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2021) – State Rep. Jake Teshka's (R-South Bend) legislation to increase transparency of local infrastructure improvement plans and assets could soon be signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb.

Reps. Lehe, Negele encourage struggling Hoosiers to turn to Be Well Crisis Helpline

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, March 8, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 8, 2021) — With the pandemic continuing to take a toll on mental health, State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica) encourage Hoosiers to turn to Indiana's Be Well Crisis Helpline, a free and confidential resource already helping thousands of people across the state.

NWI lawmakers encourage struggling Hoosiers to turn to Be Well Crisis Helpline

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, March 8, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 8, 2021) — With the pandemic continuing to take a toll on mental health, Northwest Indiana lawmakers encourage Hoosiers to turn to Indiana's Be Well Crisis Helpline, a free and confidential resource already helping thousands of people across the state.

Morrison, Baird support bill removing roadblock for lawful gun owners

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, March 8, 2021

The Indiana House of Representatives advanced legislation to allow lawful carry in Indiana, which would allow law-abiding Hoosier adults to carry a firearm without having to first obtain a government-issued license, according to State Reps. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Lehman, Holdman to host Adams County town hall meeting March 13

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Monday, March 8, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 8, 2021) – State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) and State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) will host a town hall meeting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 13, at the Adams County Public Library Decatur branch. Socially distanced seating will be provided, and capacity limits will be followed. The Adams County Public Library Decatur branch is

Davisson: Providing more mental health services for at-risk Hoosiers

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Monday, March 8, 2021

While many of us focus on our physical health, we must also be aware of our mental wellbeing. The emotional effects of the pandemic are especially difficult for those who are struggling with mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders. According to Indiana University, nearly 1 in 12 Hoosiers meet the criteria for having a substance use disorder, which is one of the most significant risk factors for suicidal behavior. This session, I'm authoring legislation to create a crisis hotline center to help some of our most vulnerable receive the care they need more quickly.

Reps. Gutwein, Pressel encourage struggling Hoosiers to turn to Be Well Crisis Helpline

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) — With the pandemic continuing to take a toll on mental health, State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) encourage Hoosiers to turn to Indiana's Be Well Crisis Helpline, a free and confidential resource already helping thousands of people across the state.

Cook: House passes bill ensuring those who need broadband access the most are placed first in line

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives recently advanced legislation that would prioritize access to broadband internet for schools, students and rural clinics, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

Hostettler supports legislation to allow lawful carry

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives advanced legislation to allow lawful carry in Indiana, which would allow law-abiding Hoosier adults to carry a firearm without having to first obtain a government-issued license, according to State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka).

Schaibley: Free advice available on paying down student loan debt

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) – Hoosiers working to pay down their student loans can receive free financial help to tackle their debt, according to State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel).

Lauer: Bill to help expand broadband access to Hoosiers heads to the Senate

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives recently voted in support of a bill co-authored by State Rep. Ryan Lauer (R-Columbus) to break down barriers for local communities to expand broadband.

Ledbetter: Supporting lawful gun owners in Indiana

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 5, 2021

Our Constitution and Bill of Rights detail the many freedoms and rights we have as U.S. citizens. The Second Amendment declares Americans have the right to keep and bear arms, which many Hoosiers exercise daily. To strengthen this right, I am supporting legislation this session that would allow lawful Hoosiers to carry a handgun without having to get a government-issued license.

Bartels votes in favor of bill supporting lawful gun owners

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 5, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives recently advanced legislation to allow lawful carry in Indiana, which would allow law-abiding Hoosier adults to carry a firearm without having to first obtain a government-issued license, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

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