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Hendricks County House members named to legislative leadership roles, committees

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Thursday, December 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 31, 2020) – Hendricks County legislators were recently reappointed to House leadership roles and standing committees. State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) will again chair the House Education Committee. He will also serve on the House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee. "Education remains a top priority for our

Frye: Optimistically heading into 2021

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Thursday, December 31, 2020

The year 2020 shared many challenges and trying times. As many states struggle to bounce back, Indiana is fortunate enough to remain fiscally strong and responsible, while also working to ensure public health and safety for all Hoosiers. Heading into 2021, let's count our blessings and work to make this coming year a better one. We can see the light at the end of the tunnel as more people head back to work and COVID-19 vaccines are starting to be distributed to Hoosiers.

Goodrich: Jan. 1 new law removes barriers to opportunity

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Thursday, December 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 31, 2020) –  Starting Jan. 1, students' income earned through paid internships or work-based learning programs will no longer impact their families' eligibility for certain benefits.

Lehman re-elected House Majority Floor Leader, to serve on three standing committees

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Wednesday, December 30, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 30, 2020) – State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) was recently re-elected House Majority Floor Leader and selected to serve on three key House standing committees. Lehman will serve on the House Committee on Public Policy, the House Committee on Public Health, and the House Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. As majority

Mayfield named as vice chair of House Public Policy Committee

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Wednesday, December 30, 2020

State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) was recently appointed to serve as vice chair of the House Public Policy Committee.

Borders receives leadership post, committee assignments

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, December 29, 2020

State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) was recently named assistant majority whip for the Indiana House Republican Caucus and appointed to three House standing committees.

Judy appointed to House Ways and Means, veterans affairs committees

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Monday, December 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 28, 2020) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) was recently appointed to serve on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee.

Davisson appointed as vice chair of House Public Health Committee

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, December 23, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 23, 2020) – State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) was recently appointed to serve as vice chair of the House Public Health Committee.

Ledbetter: Heating assistance available for Hoosiers

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Cold weather has officially set in, and the temperatures will only continue to drop through January and February. As a result, Hoosiers are seeing their gas and electric bills rising. Some may be concerned about paying their utilities, especially as many families are still financially struggling due to the pandemic.

Frye reappointed as chair of Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 22, 2020) – State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) was recently reappointed to serve as the chair of the House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee.

 

Fulton County awarded over $198,000 for road projects

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 22, 2020) – Fulton County recently received $198,900 in a state matching grant for road and bridge improvements, according to local lawmakers.  

Ellington named vice chair of financial, insurance committee

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) was recently named vice chair of the House Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.

Heaton to serve on key committees, reappointed to leadership post

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) was recently reappointed to two House standing committees and as majority whip for the Indiana House Republican Caucus.

May selected to vice chair of local government committee

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) was recently appointed as vice chair the House Local Government Committee.

Morrison reappointed vice chair of elections committee, receives leadership post

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, December 22, 2020

State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) will once again serve as vice chair of the House Elections and Apportionment Committee and was recently named assistant majority floor leader for the Indiana House Republican Caucus.

Lake County lawmakers receive committee assignments

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – Lake County lawmakers were recently appointed to several House standing committees and leadership positions.

Pressel named to House economic development committee

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) was recently named to the House Commerce, Small Business and Economic Development Committee.

Reps. Gutwein, Pressel receive committee assignments

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) were recently appointed to several House standing committees.

Hancock County communities awarded over $1.2 million for road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – Local communities recently received more than $1.2 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) and Chris Jeter (R-Fishers).

Vanderburgh County lawmakers receive committee assignments

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Monday, December 21, 2020

Vanderburgh County legislators were recently appointed to several House standing committees.

Leavenworth awarded over $211K for road projects

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Monday, December 21, 2020

The town of Leavenworth recently received $211,068 in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty). 

Harrison County communities awarded $1.6 million for road projects

Posted by: Jordan Wallace and Abrahm Hurt  | Monday, December 21, 2020

Local communities recently received more than $1.6 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem).  

Gibson County communities awarded over $285K for road projects

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Monday, December 21, 2020

Local communities recently received more than $285,000 in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka).

Randolph County communities awarded over $2.6 million for road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – Local communities recently received more than $2.6 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City). 

Madison County communities awarded over $2.5 million for road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, December 21, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Dec. 21, 2020) – Local communities recently received more than $2.5 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to Madison County lawmakers.  

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