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Startling vaping data means more work needs to be done

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control is investigating more than 1,000 lung injury cases and 18 deaths across the country, including in Indiana. That is because all those reported patients have a history of using e-cigarettes. In the Hoosier state, e-cigarette use – commonly known as “vaping” – has skyrocketed almost 400% over the past six years. The majority of those users are between the ages of 18 and 34 years old. This data is alarming and serves as a wakeup call that more needs to be done to make sure fewer young people choose to use e-cigarettes or vapes.

Bartels: State investment paves way for local road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, October 18, 2019

Indiana is investing in our local infrastructure at a higher level than ever before. Through Indiana’s Community Crossings Matching Grant Program, we are driving significant funding to local communities. These grants are part of an unprecedented effort to assist local governments with road and bridge projects to keep Indiana’s reputation as the Crossroads of America. Since 2016, our state’s local road and bridge investment increased 76%, with more than $850 million invested just this year.

Davisson: Vaping deaths, illnesses still unsolved

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Friday, October 18, 2019

Already this month, two Hoosiers have died from severe lung injuries linked to vaping usage. Sadly, three people in Indiana have died overall since early September from something some people consider an alternative and healthier option to smoking.

Manning Memo: Working for you through the interim

Friday, October 18, 2019

It is hard to believe it is already October! When the 2019 legislative session ended in April, I said I would be busy over the summer meeting with different groups and constituents to learn more about them, and how I can better serve our district and state.  

Stutzman, Lt. Gov. Crouch tour local businesses, meet with constituents

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, October 17, 2019

HOUSE DISTRICT 49 (Oct. 17, 2019) – State Rep. Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury) toured Goshen and Middlebury with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch recently to meet and hear from constituents, employers and local leaders.

“Taking the time to meet with the constituents and entrepreneurs that make our community thrive helps me keep a pulse on what issues matter most to those in our area and better represent them at the Statehouse,” Stutzman said. “There are so many incredible things going on in our communities and I appreciated the opportunity to see many of them first hand and share this experience with Lieutenant Governor Crouch.”

Cook: Over $920K coming to Tipton County to fuel road projects

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded nearly $1 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero).

More than $1.4M coming to Hamilton County to fuel local road projects

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded more than $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to Hamilton County lawmakers.

Over $1.4M to fuel road improvements in Clark, Floyd counties

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Communities in Clark and Floyd counties received over $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Ed Clere (R-New Albany) and Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Over $1.2M to fuel Franklin County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Franklin County communities will receive over $1.2 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison) and Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Engleman: Over $820K to fuel Harrison, Floyd County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $823,000 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown).

Davisson: Over $690K to fuel Salem road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Salem recently received $694,059 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Davisson: Over $1M to fuel local Orange County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities recently received more than $1 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Steve Davisson (R-Salem).

Frye: Over $5.8M to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $5.8 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Randy Frye (R-Greensburg).

Lyness: Over $2.7M to fuel Dearborn County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $2.7 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

Ziemke: Over $2.8M to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Local communities were recently awarded more than $2.8 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Pressel welcomes local students to state Capitol

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Jim Pressel (R-Rolling Prairie) (center) greets fourth-grade students from South Central Elementary School Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. The students toured the Statehouse, visited both the House and Senate chambers, and asked Pressel questions about his role as their state representative. Pressel said

Deadline approaching to apply for Statehouse internship

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Wednesday, October 16, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 16, 2019) – Time is running out to apply for an internship with the Indiana House of Representatives. Each year, House Republicans invite college students and recent graduates across the state to participate in our internship program. This paid opportunity is a great way for young Hoosiers to learn more about our state government,

Over $900K to fuel Rush County road projects

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – Rush County recently received $935,918 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) and Cindy Ziemke (R-Batesville).

Vermilion: Over $520K to fuel Blackford County road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – Blackford County was recently awarded $523,911 in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Ann Vermilion (R-Marion).

Aylesworth invites public to attend town hall meetings

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – State Rep. Michael Aylesworth (R-Hebron) will host four town hall meetings Tuesday, Oct. 22 and Wednesday, Oct. 23 to hear from members of the community and discuss important issues before the upcoming legislative session. “Feedback from members of our community is critical in helping me as I consider potential

Elkhart County lawmakers: Over $2.1M to fuel local road projects

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – More than $2.1 million in state matching grants will be awarded throughout Elkhart County to accelerate local road and bridge improvements, according to State Reps. Doug Miller (R-Elkhart) and Christy Stutzman (R-Middlebury).

Jordan: Over $1.4M to fuel Marshall County road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – Marshall County communities were recently awarded over $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now

Jordan: Over $1.4M to fuel Marshall County road projects

Posted by: Jessica Bruder  | Tuesday, October 15, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 15, 2019) – Marshall County communities were recently awarded over $1.4 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen). Nearly $100 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings Matching Grant program, which is now

Rep. Frye: section of S.R. 62 to be named after local hero Saturday

Posted by: Randy Spieth  | Saturday, October 12, 2019

“Mr. Pendleton dedicated his life to his country, state and community. By renaming a section of road in his honor, Hoosiers can forever remember the bravery, accomplishments and contributions he made throughout his hometown and in Indiana. To his family and friends, thank you for supporting him throughout his career of improving Madison, Jefferson County and the surrounding area.”

Over $2.5M to fuel Bartholomew County road projects

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Friday, October 11, 2019

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 11, 2019) – Local communities were recently awarded over $2.5 million in state matching grants to accelerate road and bridge improvements, according to area lawmakers.

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