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Priorities for the next legislative session

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, November 27, 2020

State lawmakers recently convened at the Statehouse to take the oath of office and start preparations for the next legislative session, which is set to begin Jan. 4. To say our lives have changed since the end of the last session in March would be an understatement.

Huston announces committee chairs, leadership appointments

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Tuesday, November 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2020) – House Speaker Todd Huston (R-Fishers) today released House standing committee chair appointments and leadership positions for the 122nd General Assembly.

Payne sworn in as new state representative for House District 66

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Zach Payne of Charlestown took the oath of office Nov. 17 to serve as state representative for House District 66.

Abbott elected as Indiana GLLC leader for 2021-22

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, November 24, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 24, 2020) – The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Legislative Caucus, a binational, nonpartisan group, recently elected State Rep. David Abbott (R-Rome City) to represent Indiana on its executive committee through 2022. Abbott, a member of the caucus since 2019, will help direct the group's activities over the next two years.

Rep. Soliday, Sen. Koch: Energy Task Force highlights key findings for state's long-term energy plan

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, November 20, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 20, 2020) – Years-long research on the state's long-term energy plan culminated Nov. 19 at the Statehouse as the 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force, co-chaired by State Rep. Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) and State Sen. Eric Koch (R-Bedford), released its findings and recommendations.

State Rep. McNamara: Grants support local arts, cultural and destination marketing organizations

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, November 20, 2020

New Harmony recently received $12,944 in support grants to help recover COVID-19 related expenses, according to State Rep. Wendy McNamara (R-Evansville).

State Reps. Bartels, Lindauer: Grants support local arts, cultural and destination marketing organizations

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, November 20, 2020

Several local arts and cultural organizations received more than $101,000 in support grants to help recover COVID-19 related expenses, according to State Reps. Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper) and Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty).

Support Small Businesses Nov. 28 & beyond

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, November 20, 2020

Communities rely on small businesses to provide jobs, goods and services, and they bring Hoosiers together. Our neighbors deserve our support, especially with the challenges they are facing due to the ongoing pandemic. With Small Business Saturday Nov. 28, let's all come together and participate by shopping local and supporting Indiana-based companies.

Behning comments on Gov. Holcomb's pick for state's first secretary of education

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, November 19, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 19, 2020) – "Students, parents and educators are currently navigating a wide variety of challenges. Katie's knowledge and experiences from inside and outside the classroom will be valuable in the days ahead as we work on policies to support our schools during the pandemic and beyond. I look forward to working with Katie in her new role.”

Huston statement on Gov. Holcomb's pick for state's first secretary of education

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Thursday, November 19, 2020

"Dr. Katie Jenner brings a vast array of education experience, including serving in the classroom, school administration and higher education. She's a great pick to fill this important role. I look forward to working with her to continue supporting our Hoosier students, teachers and schools."

Slager sworn in as new state representative for House District 15

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, November 19, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Hal Slager of Schererville took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 15.

Olthoff sworn in as new state representative for House District 19

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Thursday, November 19, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Julie Olthoff of Crown Point took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 19.

Ledbetter sworn in as new state representative for House District 75

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Thursday, November 19, 2020

Cindy Ledbetter of Newburgh took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative for House District 75.

Davis sworn in as new state representative for House District 58

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, November 18, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – Michelle Davis of Whiteland took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative of House District 58.

Jacob sworn in as new state representative for House District 93

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Wednesday, November 18, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 18, 2020) – John Jacob of Indianapolis took the oath of office Tuesday to serve as state representative of House District 93.

Huston sworn-in as House speaker, outlines legislative priorities

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Tuesday, November 17, 2020

"This session, we will tackle an aggressive legislative agenda on top of passing another responsibly balanced state budget. We remain committed to funding critical services while continuing to invest in key priorities like education, broadband and public health – especially as it relates to the pandemic.

Rowray sworn in as new state representative for House District 35

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, November 17, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2020) – Elizabeth Rowray of Yorktown took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 35.

Snow sworn in as new state representative for House District 18

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, November 17, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2020) – Craig Snow of Warsaw took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 18.

Davisson: Putting Hoosiers first

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Friday, November 13, 2020

For many, Indiana has always been the place we call home because of our connections to strong communities and Hoosier values. Others are drawn to our state for its low cost of living, long-term fiscal stability, welcoming business climate, investments in infrastructure and commitment to supporting our youth.

Bartels: Shopping local makes a big impact

Posted by: Jordan Wallace  | Friday, November 13, 2020

Indiana is home to more than 520,000 small businesses employing over 1.2 million Hoosiers. These are our neighbors, friends and family members who work hard to provide quality goods and services. Whether in person, online or by making a call, we can all do our part to support small businesses on Saturday, Nov.  28 and beyond.

May: Grants support local arts, cultural and destination marketing organizations

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Thursday, November 12, 2020

Several Brown County arts and cultural organizations received more than $147,000 in support grants to help recover COVID-19-related expenses, according to State Rep. Chris May (R-Bedford).

House Republicans re-elect Todd Huston as House Speaker

Posted by: Erin Wittern  | Tuesday, November 10, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 10, 2020) – House Republicans re-elected State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers) to serve as House Speaker during a caucus on Tuesday in Indianapolis. 

State Rep. Baird: Free FAFSA workshop available on Nov. 16 in Roachdale

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, November 9, 2020

State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) encourages North Putnam High School seniors and families to attend a workshop on Monday, Nov. 16 to learn more about financial aid options for students pursuing college.

State Rep. Borders: Free FAFSA workshop available on Nov. 18 in Farmersburg

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Monday, November 9, 2020

State Rep. Bruce Borders (R-Jasonville) encourages North Central High School seniors to attend a workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 18, to learn more about financial aid options for students pursuing college.

Thank you for your service, sacrifices

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, November 6, 2020

Veterans risked their lives to protect our country's freedoms. We all must take time and remember the many sacrifices these heroes made to keep us safe. This Veterans Day, let's honor all of our veterans, past and present, for bravely serving our state and nation.

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