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Frye goes on district listening tour, discusses local tourism efforts

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 30, 2019

State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) recently traveled House District 67 to hear from constituents and local tourism advocates to discuss issues important to them as the legislative session rapidly approaches.

Gutwein: State dedicates $2.3M for river basin improvements

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 25, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2019) – The newly created Kankakee River Basin and Yellow River Basin Commission recently received $2.3 million in state funding for maintenance and improvements, according to State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville).

Pressel: State dedicates $2.3M for river basin improvements

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 25, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2019) – The newly created Kankakee River Basin and Yellow River Basin Commission recently received $2.3 million in state funding for maintenance and improvements, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie). 

Local lawmakers: State dedicates $2.3M for river basin improvements

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 25, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2019) – The newly created Kankakee River Basin and Yellow River Basin Commission recently received $2.3 million in state funding for maintenance and improvements, according to State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie).

Bosma responds to passing of Indianapolis legend, P.E. MacAllister

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Thursday, October 24, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2019) – “P.E. MacAllister was a cherished friend, and inspirational mentor to so many young leaders. He was one of the principal architects of the renaissance of our capital city. He also left a giant mark in both industry and philanthropy – a legend of his time. I will miss him tremendously, and offer my deepest sympathy to his family and friends.”

Heaton invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, October 24, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2019) – State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship.

May invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, October 24, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 24, 2019) – State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship.

Behning selected to serve on national education boards

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 22, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 22, 2019) – State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) was recently selected to serve as a member of two national education boards, where he will collaborate with education leaders from across the country.   

Engleman goes on district listening tour, meets with constituents and employers

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Tuesday, October 22, 2019

State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) hosted a listening tour on Wednesday, Oct. 9, in House District 70 to meet and hear from constituents, employers and local leaders.

Frye: Interim committee supports adding magistrate in Jennings County

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Monday, October 21, 2019

The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary recommended Thursday that the General Assembly votes to allow Jennings County to hire an additional  magistrate, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Huston: Startling vaping data means more work needs to be done

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control is investigating more than 1,000 lung injury cases and 18 deaths across the country, including in Indiana. That is because all those reported patients have a history of using e-cigarettes. In the Hoosier state, e-cigarette use – commonly known as “vaping” – has skyrocketed almost 400% over the past six years. The majority of those users are between the ages of 18 and 34 years old. This data is alarming and serves as a wakeup call that more needs to be done to make sure fewer young people choose to use e-cigarettes or vapes.

Bartels: State investment paves way for local road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, October 18, 2019

Indiana is investing in our local infrastructure at a higher level than ever before. Through Indiana’s Community Crossings Matching Grant Program, we are driving significant funding to local communities. These grants are part of an unprecedented effort to assist local governments with road and bridge projects to keep Indiana’s reputation as the Crossroads of America. Since 2016, our state’s local road and bridge investment increased 76%, with more than $850 million invested just this year.

Davisson: Vaping deaths, illnesses still unsolved

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, October 18, 2019

Already this month, two Hoosiers have died from severe lung injuries linked to vaping usage. Sadly, three people in Indiana have died overall since early September from something some people consider an alternative and healthier option to smoking.

Manning Memo: Working for you through the interim

Friday, October 18, 2019

It is hard to believe it is already October! When the 2019 legislative session ended in April, I said I would be busy over the summer meeting with different groups and constituents to learn more about them, and how I can better serve our district and state.  

Local lawmakers receive Legislator of the Year awards

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 18, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: State Sen. Mike Bohacek (R-Michiana Shores) and State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) receive 2019 Legislator of the Year awards from Aviation Indiana on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City. The legislators were honored for their work on House Enrolled Act 1019, which empowers airport authorities to

Stutzman, Lt. Gov. Crouch tour local businesses, meet with constituents

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, October 17, 2019

HOUSE DISTRICT 49 (Oct. 17, 2019) – State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) toured Goshen and Middlebury with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch recently to meet and hear from constituents, employers and local leaders.

“Taking the time to meet with the constituents and entrepreneurs that make our community thrive helps me keep a pulse on what issues matter most to those in our area and better represent them at the Statehouse,” Stutzman said. “There are so many incredible things going on in our communities and I appreciated the opportunity to see many of them first hand and share this experience with Lieutenant Governor Crouch.”

Schaibley: Hamilton County takes a step forward in push for new magistrate

Thursday, October 17, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 17, 2019) – The Interim Study Committee on Courts and the Judiciary recommended Thursday that the General Assembly allow Hamilton County leaders to hire an additional magistrate, according to State Rep. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel).

Cook: Over $920K coming to Tipton County to fuel road projects

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded nearly $1 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

More than $1.4M coming to Hamilton County to fuel local road projects

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded more than $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to Hamilton County lawmakers.

Over $1.4M to fuel road improvements in Clark, Floyd counties

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Communities in Clark and Floyd counties received over $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Ed Clere (R-New Albany) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Over $1.2M to fuel Franklin County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Franklin County communities will receive over $1.2 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) and Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Engleman: Over $820K to fuel Harrison, Floyd County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $823,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Davisson: Over $690K to fuel Salem road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Salem recently received $694,059 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Davisson: Over $1M to fuel local Orange County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities recently received more than $1 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Frye: Over $5.8M to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $5.8 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

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