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State grants help expand internet access to more Henry County residents, businesses

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, September 3, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 3, 2020) — Two Henry County projects expanding fast and reliable internet to unserved homes and businesses can now move forward thanks to $372,000 in state broadband grants, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Lyness: Unclaimed property may be waiting for you

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

With more than $565 million in unclaimed property available, State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) said Hoosiers should visit IndianaUnclaimed.gov today to see if money is waiting for them.

Henry County schools receive over $646K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 2, 2020) – Area schools recently received more than $646,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville).

Bartels: Crawford County schools receive over $11K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Crawford County Community School Corp. recently received more than $11,000 in grant funding to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Prescott: Area schools receive over $121K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 1, 2020) – Area schools recently received more than $121,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City).

Negele: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 1, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Sharon Negele (R-Attica) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Davisson, Lucas: Area schools receive $1.7M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $1.7 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Jim Lucas (R-Seymour).

Lawrence County legislators: Tech academy offering online courses for Hoosiers impacted by pandemic

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

State Reps. Chris May (R-Bedford) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem) encourage Hoosiers whose jobs were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for Eleven Fifty Academy's tuition-free, online courses to skill up for in-demand tech careers.

Orange County lawmakers: State awards $238K to area schools for remote learning

Posted by: Randy Spieth, Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received $238,793 in emergency grant funding to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Ellington, Lindauer: Area schools receive over $316K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $316,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) and Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper).

Heaton: Spencer receives $250,000 for local businesses

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) said the town of Spencer recently received a $250,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to help small businesses.

Dubois County lawmakers: Area schools receive funds to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

South and Northeast Dubois County School Corps. recently received more than $55,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper).

Vanderburgh County lawmakers: Area schools receive $1M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Vanderburgh County school systems recently received more than $1 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to local legislators.

Pressel: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Monday, August 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

Ellington, Borders: Area schools receive $1M to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, August 31, 2020

Area schools recently received more than $1 million in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) and Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville).

Stutzman, Miller: Relief funding now available for arts, cultural sector

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – State Reps. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) and Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) encourage local arts and cultural organizations that are financially struggling because of the pandemic to apply for new state grants.

DeVon, Wesco remind local residents to complete census

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, August 31, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 31, 2020) – According to State Reps. Dale Devon (R-Granger) and Tim Wesco (R-Osceola), 2020 census responses are critical to future federal funding in local communities, and Hoosiers should respond now if they have not already done so.

Saunders: What you should know before Election Day

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Saturday, August 29, 2020

As we approach Election Day, Hoosiers should be aware of an important online resource, which offers information on voting locations, registration status, ballot information and much more. IndianaVoters.com is the state's easy-to-use website to find out what you should know before Nov. 3.

Bartels: Perry County schools receive funds to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Schools in Perry County recently received grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Rep. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Hostettler, McNamara: Posey County schools receive $540K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Posey County schools recently received more than $540,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Matt Hostettler (R-Fort Branch) and Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

Mayfield, Baird: Area schools receive $390K to boost remote learning resources

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, August 28, 2020

Area schools recently received $390,000 in grants to invest in remote learning equipment and internet connectivity, according to State Reps. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) and Beau Baird (R-Greencastle).

Carbaugh chairs summer study committee with virtual testimony, participants

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Friday, August 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug 27, 2020) – Just as the COVID-19 pandemic has effected nearly every part of Hoosiers' lives, it's also impacting the way state lawmakers meet and prepare for the next legislative session, according to State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne).  

Frye: New military banners will honor local heroes

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, August 28, 2020

It is no secret Hoosiers are proud military supporters. Our communities always find a way to pay their respects during somber moments, anniversaries and holidays, and celebrate the achievements of those who are serving. Soon, new banners will line the streets in Osgood and Versailles to further honor past and present military members, and their families.

Northeast Indiana legislators: Relief funding now available for arts, cultural sector

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky and Jake Thompson  | Friday, August 28, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 28, 2020) – Area lawmakers encourage local arts and cultural organizations that are financially struggling because of the pandemic to apply for new state grants.

Aylesworth: High schoolers can tutor younger students, earn credit

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, August 27, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 27, 2020) – This new school year, State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) said there are opportunities for high school juniors and seniors to tutor young students in order to fulfill graduation requirements.

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