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Local legislators return to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – House lawmakers representing Porter County returned to the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. State Reps. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) and Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) were among those who met for the ceremonial start of the 2019 legislative session. “Organization Day is

Local lawmakers return to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) –House lawmakers returned to the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Sharon Negele (R-Attica) were among those who met for the ceremonial start of the 2019 legislative session. “We have a full docket for this upcoming session,”

Rep. Pressel returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new

Rep. Gutwein returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new

Rep. Jordan returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new members and

Baird sworn in as new state representative for House District 44

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – Beau Baird of Greencastle took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 44. Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush administered the oath in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during Organization Day, the formal start to the legislative session. “Taking the oath of

Rep. Frye returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) today joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day.

Rep. May returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new members and

Rep. Heaton returns to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) joined fellow legislators at the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. Organization Day marks the ceremonial start to the 2019 legislative session. It occurs annually in November, providing state lawmakers time to gather together, meet new members

Stutzman sworn in as new state representative for House District 49

Posted by: Adam Kern  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – Christy Stutzman of Middlebury took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 49.

State Rep. Stutzman, along with her colleagues, took the oath of office in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during Organization Day. She was elected to fill the seat vacated by former State Rep. Wes Culver (R-Goshen).

Goodrich sworn in as new state representative for House District 29

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – Chuck Goodrich of Noblesville took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 29.

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta H. Rush administered the oath in the House Chamber of the Statehouse during Organization Day, the formal start to the legislative session.

“The opportunity to represent our community in the Indiana House of Representatives is truly an honor,” Goodrich said. 

Local legislators return to the Statehouse for Organization Day

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Tuesday, November 20, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2018) – House lawmakers representing Hendricks County returned to the Statehouse today for the Indiana General Assembly’s Organization Day. State Reps. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis), Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) were among those who met for the ceremonial start of the 2019 legislative session.

Davisson: Meat the need this season

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, November 16, 2018

Food banks are always stocking up on essential items to help families in need. Protein is one of the fundamental nutrients and is important in the development process of the brain and body, but it is also the hardest resource for food banks to collect. Hoosier hunters and farmers have the option to give back this season by donating their large wild game,

Ellington: Local communities awarded $1M to improve infrastructure

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, November 15, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 15, 2018) — Local communities received more than $1 million in state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington). Established in 2016, the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program has awarded nearly $400 million in state funds for local projects around the state on a 50/50

Ziemke: Local communities awarded $2.1M to improve infrastructure

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 14, 2018) — Local communities recently received more than $2.1 million in state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Frye: Local communities awarded $5.3M to improve infrastructure

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

PHOTO ATTACHED: State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) joins Gov. Eric Holcomb to congratulate the Town of Versailles on receiving more than $260,000 in state matching grants on Nov. 9, 2018, in Vernon. Versailles Town Councilor Roxanne Snodgrass accepted the grant on behalf of the town.

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 14, 2018) — Local communities recently received more than $5.3 million in state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Bacon: Supporting Hoosier veterans

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, November 9, 2018

Our government is designed to be one of the people, for and by the people. This means we must be active participants in our government. This Election Day, voter turnout surpassed the turnout in 2014. Thanks to all who exercised their civic duty, supported their beliefs and took advantage of the right to vote – a right that has been fought for by brave men and women throughout our country’s history. This month, with the observance of Veteran’s Day, we honor the service and sacrifice of these individuals who have risked their lives.

Steuerwald elected to House Republican leadership team

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, November 9, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 9, 2018) — State Rep. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) was elected this week as the Majority Caucus Chair by the Indiana House Republicans. As Majority Caucus Chair, he will serve as the leadership liaison between the members and staff and help lead caucus meetings. “Under conservative leadership, Indiana is experiencing economic

Frye: Thank a veteran this Veterans Day

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, November 9, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 11, we celebrate Veterans Day. Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to honor and show appreciation to the brave men and women who pledged their allegiance to our country and served in times of both war and peace. This Veterans Day, let’s acknowledge the sacrifices made by those who chose to put their lives on the line to protect

Bosma statement on selection of new Indiana House Democratic Leader

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, November 8, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 8, 2018) – “I look forward to working with Phil and his leadership team as we head into the next legislative session. Indiana lawmakers have a track record of reaching across the aisle and working together on the majority of issues we face. Phil is a long-time friend and I appreciate his commitment to public service.”

Friend: Farewell Friends

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, November 2, 2018

This will be my final Friend Report as the State Representative for House District 23. It has been 26 years in the making and I am, frankly, having trouble finding meaningful words, but here it goes!

Davisson: Honoring our brave service men and women this Veterans Day

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, November 2, 2018

On Sunday, Nov. 11, we will celebrate Veterans Day as a community. This is a day to show appreciation to the men and women who bravely and selflessly served our country. On Veterans Day, let us all remember the sacrifices made by the many heroes who put their lives on the line to protect us. America celebrated the first anniversary of the end of World War

Bosma: IndyStar columnist Matt Tully’s words and perspective will be missed in our city

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 30, 2018) – “Matt Tully has been a strong voice in Indianapolis for more than 15 years, and he never backed down from a challenge or from asking the tough questions. While we disagreed from time to time, I always respected his professionalism, talents and passion, and considered him a friend. Matt’s words and perspective will be missed in our city, and he and his family will be in our prayers.”

Frye: Trick-or-treat safely this Halloween

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, October 26, 2018

Miniature witches, goblins, ghosts and more will be descending upon our community in the coming week, and it is important we keep them safe. There are several tips and tricks that the Indiana State Police has provided to help ensure everyone has a safe and fun Halloween. Take precautions and keep safety in mind when picking out or creating that perfect

Cass County lawmakers: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, October 25, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 25, 2018) – College students and recent graduates seeking an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives must submit their applications before the Oct. 31 deadline, according to area lawmakers.

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