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

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, March 15, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 15, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives passed legislation that would establish a new $50 million grant program targeting the state's most critical health challenges according to State Rep. Elizabeth Rowray (R-Yorktown). According to the United Health Foundation, Indiana falls at the bottom of several health rankings,

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

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Monday, March 15, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 15, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives passed legislation establishing a new $50 million grant program targeting the state's most critical health challenges, according to State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville). According to the United Health Foundation, Indiana falls at the bottom of several health rankings, including

May: Lawrence County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, March 15, 2021

The Evans Farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead Centennial Award for being in operation for more than 100 years, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).

Soliday recognizes Chesterton student at the Statehouse for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) at the Statehouse recently honored Chesterton native Kayla Harris with a House resolution for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star. 

Lehe, Negele: White County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – A longstanding White County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for being in operation for 100 years, according to State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica).

Gutwein, Negele: Newton County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – A longstanding Newton County farm recently received a Hoosier Homestead award for being in operation for more than 150 years, according to State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica).

Davisson, Engleman: Harrison County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – Two longstanding Harrison County farms were recently presented Hoosier Homestead Centennial Awards for being in operation for over 100 years, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Hostettler, McNamara: Hoosiers can now use CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plans for apprenticeship programs

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – Some apprenticeship programs are now considered qualified expenses for funds saved through the CollegeChoice 529 Savings Plan, according to State Reps. Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka) and Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

Sullivan recognizes Evansville student for being named Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – State Rep. Holli Sullivan (R-Evansville) recently honored Evansville native Ashlyn Johnson with a House resolution at the Statehouse for being named an Indianapolis NBA Rising Star All-Star. 

Clay County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 12, 2021

Longstanding Clay County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local lawmakers.

Monroe County legislators support bill removing roadblock for lawful gun owners

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 12, 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 Monroe County lawmakers.

May: Brown County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 12, 2021

The Pittman Farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award for being in operation for more than 150 years, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).

Morrison: Parke County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, March 12, 2021

Two longstanding Parke County farms were recently presented Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil).

Cook:Modernizing how local governments do business

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Friday, March 12, 2021

Whether it is sitting in a staff meeting, teaching middle school math or connecting with a loved one, many Hoosiers now utilize Zoom or other teleconferencing software due to COVID-19. Just as educators and private businesses had to make adjustments, local governments had to make changes too. However, during the early parts of the pandemic some concerns arose as to whether local units had the authority to host meetings virtually. Under a bill I authored this session, these entities would be given more flexibility to modernize their processes, including how they communicate and conduct business.

Cherry: Engaging Hoosier students in our democracy

Posted by: Alexandra Radtke  | Friday, March 12, 2021

Can you name the three branches of government? Do you know what makes our government a democracy? For some, answering these and other questions about how our government operates is difficult. As a government of the people, for the people, and by the people, American citizens must be knowledgeable and proactive members of our democracy, and we can work

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

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 9, 2021) – The Indiana House of Representatives passed legislation establishing a new $50 million grant program targeting the state's most critical health challenges, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville). According to the United Health Foundation, Indiana falls at the bottom of several health rankings, including being

Bartels, Davisson: Orange County farm recognized for 200 years of operation

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, March 12, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 12, 2021) – A longstanding Orange County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead Bicentennial Award for being in operation for 200 years, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Local farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Thursday, March 11, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2021) – Longstanding Franklin and Rush County farms were recently presented Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to local legislators.

Montgomery County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Thursday, March 11, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 11, 2021) – A pair of longstanding Montgomery County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead awards for being in operation for 150 years, according to local legislators. The Davidson Farm, located in New Ross and in operation since 1837, received a Hoosier Homestead Sesquicentennial Award. Located in Darlington, the Schoen Farm

Martin County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, March 11, 2021

Longstanding Martin County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead Centennial awards for being in operation for over 100 years, according to local lawmakers.

Elkhart County lawmakers: Be aware of tax season scams

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

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – As taxpayers continue to file their 2020 tax returns, local lawmakers are urging Hoosiers to be on the lookout for identity thieves and scammers.

St. Joseph County lawmakers: Be aware of tax season scams

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

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – As taxpayers continue to file their 2020 tax returns, local legislators are urging Hoosiers to be on the lookout for identity thieves and scammers.

Jordan: Be aware of tax season scams

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

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – As taxpayers continue to file their 2020 tax returns, State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) is urging Hoosiers to be on the lookout for identity thieves and scammers.

Snow: Wabash County farm recognized with Hoosier Homestead award

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

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – A longstanding Wabash County farm was recently presented a Hoosier Homestead award for being in operation for more than 150 years, according to State Rep. Craig Snow (R-Warsaw).

Pressel: LaPorte County farms recognized with Hoosier Homestead awards

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Wednesday, March 10, 2021

STATEHOUSE (March 10, 2021) – Longstanding LaPorte County farms recently received Hoosier Homestead Centennial Awards for being in operation for 100 years or more, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie).

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