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Bacon: Maintaining Indiana’s honestly balanced budget

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Friday, October 19, 2018

When you head to the polls on Nov. 6, there will be an opportunity to support a proposed amendment to the Indiana constitution. If passed, the amendment would require the General Assembly to maintain an honestly balanced state budget to ensure Indiana continues to live within its means.

Wolkins: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 17, 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 State Rep. Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw).

Mayfield named state representative of the year for airport legislation

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Aviation Indiana recently named State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) state representative of the year for her legislation providing financial flexibilities to airport commissions.

Pressel: La Porte schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – Riley Elementary School and LaPorte High School recently received Gold Star recognition, according to State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie). The Indiana Department of Education awards Gold Star designation to schools that have developed a comprehensive school counseling and guidance program, and are aligned with

Huston: HSE schools receive Gold Star recognition

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2018) – All schools within the Hamilton Southeastern School District recently received Gold Star recognition from the Indiana Department of Education, according to State Rep. Todd Huston (R-Fishers).

Carbaugh: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne).

Heine: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Dave Heine (New Haven).

Morris: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne).

Leonard: Deadline nearing for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Dan Leonard (R-Huntington).

Smaltz: Deadline nearing for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn).

Judy: Deadline approaching for House internship positions

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 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 State Rep. Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne).

Smaltz, Zent respond to Michindoh Aquifer concerns

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Friday, October 12, 2018

Note to the Press – State Reps. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) and Denny Zent (R-Angola) provided the following statements in response to concerns about the Michindoh Aquifer’s water supply. Smaltz reached out to the governor, Indiana’s Congressional delegation and other elected officials to help with this effort.

Pressel welcomes local students to the Statehouse

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, October 12, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 12, 2018) – State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) recently welcomed fourth-grade students from South Central Elementary School to the Indiana Statehouse to discuss his role as a state legislator. Students, parents and teachers toured government offices, learned about Indiana’s state history and experienced what it is like

Region schools receive Blue Ribbon designation

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 10, 2018) – Three Northwest Indiana schools were among the seven honored Tuesday, Oct. 2, by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to Region lawmakers. George Bibich Elementary School in Dyer, Solon Robinson Elementary School in Crown Point and Thomas Jefferson

Area lawmakers: Making infrastructure improvements in our community

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Next Level Connections program, as recently announced by Gov. Eric Holcomb, will help connect Hoosiers across the state through a variety of infrastructure projects. This includes improving our roads and bridging the digital divide in Indiana by expanding rural broadband, which will greatly benefit our community.

Bosma: Lawrence Township educator named 2019 Indiana Teacher of the Year

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Thursday, October 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2018) – “Coming from a family of teachers, I understand and respect the tough jobs they do inside and outside the classroom to keep students engaged and on track. Tamara Markey is a shining example of the incredible leaders we have working in our schools who go above and beyond to reach students and make a positive impact. We are fortunate to have her in Lawrence Township, and I commend her for sharing her passion for engineering and encouraging students to explore STEM careers.”

Local schools receive National Blue Ribbon honor

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Thursday, October 4, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 4, 2018) – Cascade High School and Reagan Elementary School were among seven schools honored Tuesday by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to State Reps. Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton).

Morrison: Local school receives National Blue Ribbon honor

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, October 3, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 3, 2018) – Staunton Elementary School was among seven schools honored Tuesday by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil). Morrison said the school was recognized for creating an educational atmosphere where excellence thrives and

Area lawmakers: Scholarship available to aspiring educators

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, October 3, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 3, 2018) – Area lawmakers urge current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. According to State Rep. Don Lehe (R-Brookston), the scholarship provides $7,500 a year for a maximum of four years to 200 students who attend an Indiana college or

Scholarship available for aspiring educators

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, September 28, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2018) — Current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education can now apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to area lawmakers.

Region lawmakers: Scholarship available to aspiring educators

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Friday, September 28, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2018) — Northwest Indiana lawmakers urge current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education to apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. “Indiana is fortunate to be home to so many great educators,” said State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville). “Often, it is great

Lyness encourages aspiring educators to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, September 28, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 28, 2018) — Current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education can now apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

Frye: Share the road this harvest season

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Friday, September 28, 2018

The beginning of autumn means harvest time in Indiana and more than 57,000 Hoosier farmers are hitting the roads to bring in their crops out of the fields. It’s important to remember to share the roadways with our local farmers and watch for slow-moving farm equipment. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, farm equipment vehicles

Local legislators encourage aspiring educators to apply for scholarship

Posted by: Abigail Campbell  | Thursday, September 27, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 27, 2018) — Current high school seniors planning to pursue a degree in education can now apply for the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship, according to State Reps. Steve Davisson (R-Salem) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown). “The scholarship was established to encourage more high-achieving students to pursue a career

Bosma announces new chief counsel for Indiana House Republicans

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

STATEHOUSE (Sept. 25, 2018) – House Speaker Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis) recently selected Noelle Sykes to serve as chief counsel for Indiana House Republicans.

Sykes is a licensed attorney and chief deputy securities commissioner in Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson’s office, where she has worked since 2013. During her time on Lawson’s staff, she served in other roles including enforcement attorney and senior counsel in the Auto Dealer Services Division.

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