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Cook invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

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

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Gutwein invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

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

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Doug Gutwein (R-Francesville) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Vermilion invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

Posted by: Braden Dunlap  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Ann Vermilion (R-Marion) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Cherry invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

Posted by: Braden Dunlap  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Saunders invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

Posted by: Braden Dunlap  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Morgan County lawmakers invite public to upcoming redistricting meetings

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall and Samantha Holifield  | Friday, July 30, 2021

Morgan County legislators invite constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Lucas invites public to upcoming redistricting meetings

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

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Lauer, Lucas invite public to upcoming redistricting meetings

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

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Reps. Ryan Lauer (R-Columbus) and Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) invite constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Bartels, Ledbetter: POWER Scholarship applications now open

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) — Nontraditional female students in Indiana can now apply for a scholarship through the Political Organization for Women's Education and Representation, according to State Reps. Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) and Cindy Ledbetter (R-Newburgh).

Engleman: POWER Scholarship applications now open

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 22, 2021) — Non-traditional female students in Indiana can now apply for a scholarship through the Political Organization for Women's Education and Representation, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Governor signs McNamara's law allowing emergency transport of injured K-9 officers

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – Gov. Eric Holcomb recently ceremonially signed into law State Rep. Wendy McNamara's (R-Evansville) legislation allowing paramedics and EMTs to treat and transport K-9 officers injured in the line of duty.

Ledbetter: When parents choose, students excel

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

As parents check off their children's back-to-school list and prepare for the start of another academic year, Indiana lawmakers are empowering families to take control of their children's education

Bartels: Booming economy means more money for Hoosiers

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

The best kind of government is a small, limited one that works for the people. This legislative session, we made historic investments in the state's priorities, paid down debt and prepared for a rainy day – all without growing government. Given our state's strong fiscal health and booming economy, we recently received news that Hoosiers will get an automatic taxpayer refund. In short, conservative Republican leadership continues to pay off for Indiana's citizens.

O'Brien receives standing committee assignments

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 22, 2021) – State Rep. Tim O'Brien (R-Evansville) was recently appointed to serve on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Elections and Apportionment Committee.

Lindauer, Bartels invite public to redistricting meetings

Posted by: Adam Aasen  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 29, 2021) – State Reps. Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper) and Stephen Bartels (R-Eckerty) invite constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during upcoming public meetings.

Lehman invites public to upcoming redistricting meeting

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) invites constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during an upcoming public meeting on Aug. 7 in Fort Wayne. "Hoosiers are encouraged to get involved and attend an upcoming public meeting or go online to watch a meeting to stay informed about Indiana's redistricting

Hendricks County legislators invite public to upcoming redistricting meeting

Posted by: Courtney E Heiden  | Friday, July 30, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 30, 2021) – Hendricks County legislators invite constituents to weigh in on Indiana's redistricting process during a public meeting Aug. 11 at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. "Redistricting takes place every decade, and it's important lawmakers hear from those we represent as we start the process," said State Rep. Greg Steuerwald

Governor ceremonially signs Frye's bill focused on jail overcrowding into law

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

STATEHOUSE (July 29, 2021) – Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday ceremonially signed into law State Rep. Randy Frye's (R-Greensburg) legislation to help alleviate local jail overcrowding.  

 

Frye's bill to save more newborns ceremonially signed into law

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Wednesday, July 28, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 28, 2021) – Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday ceremonially signed into law legislation authored by State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg) to make it easier for communities to install Safe Haven Baby Boxes to save vulnerable infants.

Lyness presents former Franklin County prosecutor with Indiana's top award

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Tuesday, July 27, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 27, 2021) – State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) recently presented a Sagamore of the Wabash award to Franklin County resident and former prosecutor Mel Wilhelm.

Goodrich: New Indiana laws now in effect

Posted by: Wade Coggeshall  | Tuesday, July 27, 2021

New laws go into effect every July, and they're often a direct result of input from constituents. The feedback we receive is crucial as we draft bills and work to carry them across the finish line during the legislative session. With many new laws now in effect, Hoosiers should be aware of several that impact our community, including the state budget and those supporting gun owners, low-income families and local businesses.

Davisson: Helping Hoosiers get the care they need

Posted by: Abrahm Hurt  | Monday, July 26, 2021

According to the American Medical Association, health care spending in the U.S. increased by 4.6% in 2019 to $3.8 trillion, or $11,582 per person. One of the largest areas of rising health care costs is in specialty drugs like infusion therapies for cancer patients, which only account for 2% of all prescriptions, but almost half of all medication spending. A new law I supported created a working group to report on best practices in providing specialty drugs and found that while providers have shifted to "white bagging" to help drive prices down, this can lead to delays in drug shipments and patient care.

Manning highlights new Indiana laws now in effect

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, July 23, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 23, 2021) – State Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Logansport) said Hoosiers should be aware of several new state laws effective July 1, including the new state budget and those supporting gun owners, individual rights and small businesses.

VanNatter highlights new Indiana laws now in effect

Posted by: Josh DeFonce  | Friday, July 23, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 23, 2021) – State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) said Hoosiers should be aware of several new state laws effective July 1, including the new state budget and those supporting gun owners, individual rights and small businesses.

Eberhart highlights new Indiana laws now in effect

Posted by: Braden Dunlap  | Friday, July 23, 2021

STATEHOUSE (July 22, 2021) – State Rep. Sean Eberhart (R-Shelbyville) said Hoosiers should be aware of several new state laws effective July 1, including the state budget and those supporting K-12 education and law enforcement.

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