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Gutwein: Over $337K to fuel Pulaski County road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, October 10, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded over $337,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now in its

Over $1.3M to fuel Newton County road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, October 10, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2019) – Newton County communities were recently awarded over $1.3 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings

Negele: Over $762K to fuel Benton County road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, October 10, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded over $762,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now in its

Negele: Over $77K to fuel Hillsboro road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, October 10, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2019) – The town of Hillsboro was recently awarded $77,169 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now in its fourth

Negele: Over $141K to fuel Remington road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Thursday, October 10, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2019) – The town of Remington was recently awarded $141,703 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now in its fourth

Lucas: A giant leap for cannabis advocates

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The negative stigma surrounding cannabis needs to end and now is the perfect opportunity to implement the benefits it can bring Hoosiers. With the recent decision by the Marion County prosecutor to no longer prosecute adults in possession of one ounce or less of marijuana when that charge is the only or most serious one, Indiana took a positive giant leap forward in ending its war on cannabis.

Local schools receive federal grant to invest in educators

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 8, 2019) – Perry Township Schools are among three school districts awarded a federal grant by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching to create career ladders and mentorship programs for local educators.

Rep. Stutzman: Local schools receive federal grant to invest in educators

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 8, 2019) – Goshen Community Schools are among three school districts awarded a federal grant by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching to create career ladders and mentorship programs for local educators, according to State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury).

May: Brown County Schools receive federal grant to invest in educators

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Brown County Schools are among three school districts awarded a federal grant by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching to create career ladders and mentorship programs for local educators, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).

Rep. Manning takes on key House committee role

Monday, October 7, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 7, 2019) – State Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Denver) was recently selected to serve as the vice chair of the House Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee.

Rep. Vermilion selected to serve on three House committees

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Ann Vermilion (R-Marion) was recently appointed to three House standing committees.

Abbott appointed vice chair of House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) — State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) was recently appointed to serve as vice chair of the House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee.

Bosma releases several updates to House standing committee assignments

Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) released several updated House standing committee assignments today due to member retirements this year.

Pressel appointed chair of House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee

Posted by: Jessica L Bruder  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) was recently selected to serve as chair of the House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee. Pressel was vice chair of the committee during the 2019 legislative session, and has served as a member of the committee since first taking office in 2017. “I learned a lot

Rep. Kirchhofer appointed to leadership position

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer (R-Beech Grove) was recently named assistant majority floor leader for the Indiana House Republican Caucus.

Rep. Sherman selected to serve on key committees

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Dollyne Sherman (R-Indianapolis) was recently appointed to several House standing committees.

Scholarships to help volunteers, future teachers

Posted by: Jessica L Bruder  | Friday, October 4, 2019

College can be expensive, but there are some pretty incredible scholarships available right now that can help significantly offset the cost of classes for some Hoosier students. Those volunteering as firefighters and EMTs, as well as those pursuing a degree in teaching should consider applying for these opportunities. Ivy Tech and the Indiana Volunteer

Rep. DeVon to chair House human affairs committee

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, October 4, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2019) – State Rep. Dale DeVon (R-Granger) was recently appointed to serve as chair of the House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee.

Sherman: INDOT to provide update on I-69 Section 6 road project

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, October 3, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 3, 2019) – State Rep. Dollyne Sherman (R-Indianapolis) encourages local residents to attend upcoming public meetings to receive an update and ask questions concerning the I-69 Section 6 road project.

Bacon statement on ongoing investigation into fetal remains

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, October 3, 2019

The following statement was issued by State Rep. Ron Bacon (R-Chandler) in regards to the Indiana Attorney General’s update given today regarding the investigation into the 2,246 fetal remains stored on the property of the now deceased Dr. Ulrich Klopfer in Illinois. Klopfer performed thousands of abortions in Fort Wayne, Gary and South Bend clinics

Frye: New task force focused on relieving jail overcrowding holds first meeting

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Tuesday, October 1, 2019

 STATEHOUSE (Oct. 1, 2019) — A new statewide, bipartisan taskforce is focused on addressing jail overcrowding in Indiana thanks to a law authored this year by State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Frye: Ivy Tech offers scholarship for volunteer firefighters, EMTs

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Monday, September 30, 2019

State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) encourages active volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians to apply for the Ivy Tech Community College Public Safety Scholarship.

Bacon: Celebrate, support the community

Friday, September 27, 2019

Show your support for our community and state this fall by attending one of the many events, fairs and festivals in our area. Not only are these events fun, but they also help raise money for worthwhile causes, like scholarships for students from our community, and support the economy.

Lyness invites aspiring teachers to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, September 27, 2019

State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) encourages aspiring teachers planning or pursuing a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship.

Judy: Ivy Tech offers scholarship for volunteer firefighters, EMTs

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, September 26, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 26, 2019) – State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) encourages active volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians to apply for the Ivy Tech Community College Public Safety Scholarship.

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