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Johnson County lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, August 23, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 23, 2019) – Johnson County lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Soliday: Energy task force to meet next week

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, August 23, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 23, 2019) – The 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force on Monday will meet to discuss the current state of Indiana’s energy policies, according to State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso).

Bartels: Local broadband efforts are paying off

Friday, August 23, 2019

Many take for granted the ease with which they are able to connect to the internet. Much of our day is spent online, from contacting friends and family to studying for school and shopping for groceries, the internet is an essential part of life. Despite the role internet plays in our lives, many rural parts of our state, including right here in our community, do not have quality internet access. Thanks to a new initiative, that could soon change.

Burton: New laws strengthen student safety

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, August 22, 2019

As summer winds down and a new school year begins, keeping young Hoosiers safe remains a top priority for everyone in our community. Several new laws strengthen student safety as they travel to and from school, and spend their days in the classroom.

Cook: New law provides more mental health resources to schools

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Thursday, August 22, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 22, 2019) – Indiana schools can now access to more mental health programs on behalf of students after Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation sponsored by State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) into law.

Allen County lawmakers seek applicants for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, August 22, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 22, 2019) – Allen County lawmakers invite local college students and recent graduates to apply for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Jordan: Watch for school buses, small children

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Summer is winding down, and children are back to school. With that in mind, it’s important to watch for buses on the road and be aware of the new traffic laws to help keep students safe. Though most drivers follow the law and obey stop arms, others are either unaware or disregard the law completely. In fact, Hoosier bus drivers report an average of

Abbott invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 21, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Dave Abbott (R-Rome City).

Judy invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, August 21, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 21, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).

Mayfield invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville).

Baird invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Ellington invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program for the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington).

Heaton invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute).

May invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program during the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).

Morrison invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internship

Posted by: Wade Cogggeshall  | Friday, August 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 16, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program for the 2020 legislative session, according to State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil).

Frye: Remove veterans' taxes, add skilled workers

Friday, August 16, 2019

In Indiana, our veterans will soon no longer pay a state tax on their income from their military retirement pensions. A new law now in effect phases in the full exemption over four years, decreasing financial burdens for nearly 30,000 Hoosier veterans and surviving spouses. This exemption will keep millions of dollars in the pockets of veterans and their families. 

Reps. Baird, Brown, Morrison, Negele: Area farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Local farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Reps. Borders, Heaton, Lindauer: Local farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Reps. Baird, Morrison: Local farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, August 15, 2019

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Vermilion sworn in as new state representative for House District 31

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 14, 2019) – Ann Vermilion of Marion took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 31.

Reps. Judy, Wolkins: Local farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 14, 2019) – Area legislators today announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

Reps. Abbott, Heine, Zent: Area farms honored at State Fair

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 14, 2019) – Area legislators today announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms that have been owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more.

McNamara’s bill strengthening school safety ceremonially signed into law

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Photo Caption: A new law authored by State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville) (seated, right) strengthening school safety and improving mental health resources for students is ceremonially signed by Gov. Eric Holcomb (seated, center) Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Mount Vernon High School. The law will help schools access funds to conduct active shooter drills, hire law enforcement and implement mental health programs.

Cook invites college students, recent grads to apply for paid Statehouse internships

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Tuesday, August 13, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 13, 2019) – Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

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