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Local lawmakers: State awards $407K to help drive Monroe County road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, May 3, 2021

Indiana recently awarded $407,000 in state matching grants to Monroe County for road and bridge improvements, according to local legislators.

Clay County lawmakers: State awards over $1.5M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, May 3, 2021

Indiana recently awarded more than $1.5 million in state matching grants to Clay County communities for road and bridge improvements, according to local legislators.

Owen County lawmakers: State awards over $1.1M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, May 3, 2021

Indiana recently awarded more than $1.1 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Morgan County lawmakers: State awards over $1.4M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Samantha Holifield  | Monday, May 3, 2021

Indiana recently awarded more than $1.4 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to Morgan County legislators.

Reps. Cherry, Jeter: State awards Hancock County over $655K to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded over $655,800 through a state matching grant to Hancock County for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) and Chris Jeter (R-Fishers).

Gutwein: State awards Winamac over $126,000 to help with local road projects

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded Winamac more than $126,200 through a state matching grant to help pay for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville).

Davis, Young: State awards over $3M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $3 million in state matching grants to Johnson County communities for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Michelle Davis (R-Whiteland) and John Young (R-Franklin).

Elkhart County lawmakers: State awards over $3.2M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $3.2 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to Elkhart County lawmakers.

Henry County communities receive over $1.7M for local road projects

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Henry County communities received more than $1.7 million in state matching grants for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Southern Indiana legislators: State awards over $1.6M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, April 30, 2021

Indiana recently awarded more than $1.6 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to local lawmakers.

Heaton: New state budget invests in Hoosiers' future

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, April 30, 2021

When the 2021 Indiana legislative session started in January, our state, like most others, was on the economic rebound from the financial fallout of the pandemic. With a new two-year budget to draft this session, we remained cautiously optimistic until Indiana received game-changing news. The state's updated fiscal forecast in April projected an increase of $2.4 billion in tax revenue over the next three years compared to December's projections. This report reflects confidence in Indiana's future and proof that years of responsible fiscal stewardship played a key role in Indiana's strong emergence out of the pandemic. That's why our new biennial budget pays down debt and makes strategic investments in our citizens, schools, communities and infrastructure.

Cook: Transformative budget makes historic investments in Hoosier students, teachers

Posted by: Andi Sommers  | Friday, April 30, 2021

As Hoosiers roll up their sleeves to get their COVID-19 vaccinations and head back to work, Indiana's economy is bouncing back from the pandemic faster than most states in our region. Much of this is thanks to nearly a decade of fiscal responsibility as we lived within our means and saved for rainy days. Our state has proved that conservative leadership matters and now lawmakers are able to make historic investments in our students and educators, pay down debt, and set us up for future tax cuts and reforms.

Orange County lawmakers: State awards over $1.1M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt and Jordan Wallace  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $1.1 million in state matching grants to Orange County and Orleans for road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Judy: State awards over $1M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded just over $1 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).

Leonard: State awards over $2.2M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $2.2 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntintgton).

Prescott: State awards over $2M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, April 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 30, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $2 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

NWI lawmakers: State awards region over $8.8M to help drive local road projects

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2021) – Indiana recently awarded more than $8.8 million in state matching grants to local communities for road and bridge improvements, according to Northwest Indiana lawmakers.

Rep. Lehman: New law protects in-person worship during public emergencies

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2021) – Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Bremen) protecting Hoosiers' right to gather for religious worship services during future public emergencies is now law. During the early months of the pandemic, in-person religious services were prohibited, which Lehman said cut constituents off from critical services

Bill supported by Knox County legislators to prioritize broadband access signed into law

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law legislation supported by State Reps. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) and Matt Hostettler (R-Patoka) to prioritize broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics.

Bill co-authored by Payne to expand early voting is now law

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2021) — Legislation co-authored by State Rep. Zach Payne (R-Charlestown) providing more opportunities for counties to expand early voting is now law.  

Bill supported by Lucas prioritizing broadband access is now law

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

STATEHOUSE (April 29, 2021) — Legislation supported by State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) prioritizing broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics is now law.

Bill supported by Vigo County legislators to prioritize broadband access signed into law

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law legislation supported by Vigo County lawmakers to prioritize broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics.

Bill supported by Greene County legislators to prioritize broadband access signed into law

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law legislation supported by State Reps. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) and Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) to prioritize broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics.

Bill supported by Daviess County legislators to prioritize broadband access signed into law

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law legislation supported by Daviess County lawmakers to prioritize broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics.

Bill supported by State Rep. Heaton to prioritize broadband access signed into law

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, April 29, 2021

Gov. Eric Holcomb recently signed into law legislation supported by State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) to prioritize broadband access for students, schools and rural clinics.

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