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Miller: Elkhart business recognized for over 50 years of operation

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Monday, April 1, 2019

STATEHOUSE (April 1, 2019) — Speedgrip Chuck Company in Elkhart recently received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for operating since 1946, according to State Rep. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart).

Frye: providing quality care for Hoosier veterans

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Sydney Livingston  | Friday, March 29, 2019

Those who serve in the armed forces make enormous sacrifices and work diligently to keep us safe. When they return home, it becomes our duty to do all that we can to take care of those who need support. Many veterans return carrying the burden of combat-related trauma, with some suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Sometimes it can be difficult

Bacon: Tools for schools to combat radon exposure

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, March 29, 2019

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, over 50 percent of Indiana’s counties have dangerously high rates of radon gas. Radon is a naturally occurring, radioactive, odorless gas formed by radium decay in soil. Because radon is commonly found in homes and schools, I am sponsoring legislation that would require the Indiana State Department of Health to work with schools and provide important information to help better manage their air quality.

Eberhart: Local businesses recognized for over 50 years of operation

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) — Longstanding Shelby County businesses recently received the Governor’s Half Century or Century Business Award, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville).

Mahan: Local businesses recognized for over 50 years of operation

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) — Longstanding Grant County businesses recently received the Governor’s Half Century or Century Business Award, according to State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City).

Manning Memo: Investing in Indiana’s future

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, March 29, 2019

This week has been one of the busiest in the legislature so far. Legislation addressing school bus safety passed out of the House unanimously. The work done on this bill highlights how the entire General Assembly must work together to pass legislation. As a sponsor of this legislation, I am grateful for all the input from stakeholders and constituents to improve safety for children riding school buses.

VanNatter: Frankfort business recognized for over 100 years of operation

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) — Ryan, Moore, Cook, Triplett and Albertson, LLP recently received the Governor’s Century Business Award for being in operation since 1902, according to State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo).

 

DeKalb County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – The Widney-Carpenter Family Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for over 150 years, according to State Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) and State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn).

Huntington County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – The Felton Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 102 years, according to State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington)and State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle).

Wells County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – The Kreigh Farm, located near Ossian has been in operation since 1869, and received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award. This local family farm was recognized at the Indiana Statehouse for being in operation for 150 years, according to area legislators.

Area lawmakers honor local AP teacher of the year

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) Thursday at the Statehouse honored local teacher Jonathan Arndt for his achievements in teaching advanced placement courses. Arndt teaches AP Calculus AB, precalculus, algebra and eighth grade math at Argos Junior/Senior High School. He was

Wabash County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – The Dennis Keith Gilbert Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 100 years, according to State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) and State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

Rep. Judy honors Whitley County student artists at Statehouse

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, March 29, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) recently honored Whitko High School art students at the Statehouse for their accomplishments in the 49th World School Children’s Art Exhibition.

Fighting childhood hunger

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, March 29, 2019

No child should have to wonder where their next meal is coming from. Unfortunately, research shows 1 in 5 children across the state will experience limited or uncertain access to food. To raise awareness of this issue, House lawmakers recently partnered with the Indiana Division of The Salvation Army to collect and donate backpacks with non-perishable food

Lyness: Local business recognized for over 50 years of operation

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Sydney Livingston  | Thursday, March 28, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) (left) joins Vince Karsteter (right), president of Lawrenceburg Veterinary Clinic, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis to present him with a Governor’s Half Century Business Award for Lawrenceburg Veterinary Clinic’s 51 years of operation and community contributions.

 

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) — The Lawrenceburg Veterinary Clinic in Greendale recently received the Governor’s Half Century Business Award for being in operation for 51 years, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

Montgomery County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, March 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – The Goff-Clark Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 107 years, according to State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) and State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). The Goff-Clark Farm, located in Crawfordsville and in operation since 1912, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award.

Newton County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, March 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – The William Frederick Stath Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 129 years, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) and State Sen. Rick Niemeyer (R-Lowell). The William Frederick Stath Farm, located in Brook and in operation since 1890, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial

Lafayette family farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, March 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – The Kirkpatrick Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 178 years, according to State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). The Kirkpatrick Farm, located in Lafayette and in operation since 1841, received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award.

Local family farms recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Sydney Livingston  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

 STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – Local family farms were recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators.

Local family farms recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Abigail Campbell and Sydney Livingston  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

 STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – Local family farms were recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to area legislators.

Miami County farms recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 26, 2019) – Local family farms were recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for more than 100 years, according to State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and State Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Denver).

The Graham-Scott Farm, located in Bunker Hill and in operation since 1893, received a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award. The Vincent Farm, located in Amboy and in operation since 1865, received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award.

LaPorte County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – The Shurte Family Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for 165 years, according to State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) and State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie). Located in Wanatah and in operation since 1854, the Shurte Family Farm received Hoosier Homestead Centennial and

Adams County farm recognized at the Statehouse

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – The Jacob and Mary Henschen Farm was recently recognized at the Statehouse for being in operation for more than 100 years, according to State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) and State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne). Located in Decatur, the Jacob and Mary Henschen Farm has been in operation since 1913 and received a Hoosier

Negele’s bill cracking down on synthetic drug dealers heads to governor

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) — The Indiana Senate recently supported legislation authored by State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) cracking down on synthetic drug dealers and manufacturers. Synthetic drugs are those with properties and effects similar to other illegal drugs. The current penalty for dealing or possessing a synthetic drug ranges from a

Student pages join State Rep. Jeff Ellington at the Statehouse

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, March 27, 2019

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured the governor’s office, the House and Senate chambers, and the Indiana Supreme Court. They helped staff with daily duties and joined Ellington on the House floor during the

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