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Mahan participates in ‘Educator for a Day’ program at Eastbrook North Elementary

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, November 17, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 17, 2017) — State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City) participated in the ‘Educator for a Day’ program at Eastbrook North Elementary on Friday.

Frye: Organization Day to kick off 2018 legislative session

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Friday, November 17, 2017

On Tuesday, Nov. 21, lawmakers throughout the state will return to the Statehouse to begin outlining their legislative priorities for the upcoming year. This meeting, also known as Organization Day, always falls on the third Tuesday in November and serves as the ceremonial start of the legislative session. While session does not officially begin until

Lindauer sworn in as new state representative

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Thursday, November 16, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 16, 2017) – State Representative-elect Shane Lindauer (R-Jasper) took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 63.

Bartels sworn in as new state representative

Posted by: Victoria Klimczak  | Thursday, November 16, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 16, 2017) – State Representative-elect Steve Bartels (R-Eckerty) took the oath of office today to serve as state representative for House District 74.

INDOT will not move forward with J-turn plans

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 14, 2017) – The Indiana Department of Transportation will not install J-turns at intersections along U.S. Highways 31 and 24 at this time, according to State Rep. Bill Friend (R-Macy) and State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport).

Ellington announces highway naming ceremony

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Monday, November 13, 2017

WHO: State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) WHAT: Highway naming ceremony WHEN: 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 WHERE: Greene County Courthouse I E. Main St. Bloomfield, IN 47424 WHY: Ellington authored a resolution urging the Indiana Department of Transportation to rename the portion of U.S. Highway 231, which stretches from Interstate 69 to

Bacon: Honoring those who served

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Thursday, November 9, 2017

Every year on Nov. 11, Americans pay their respect to those who served our country. While members of the armed forces deserve the utmost respect each day of the year, Veterans Day is dedicated to formally honoring American service members who answered the call to protect our nation and freedom.

Bosma statement on Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2018 Next Level Agenda

Posted by: Erin Reece  | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 8, 2017) – “Indiana’s strong economy continues to pay dividends through record job creation and low unemployment. To maintain this momentum, and to continue to attract employers in record numbers, it's clear we have to strengthen our workforce pipeline. The governor has put forth a bold agenda, and we look forward to working with him on workforce and other critical issues facing our state and finding the best solutions for all Hoosiers.”

Siegrist supports Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2018 Next Level Agenda including naming Indiana’s official insect

Posted by: Jessica Baker  | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Note to the Press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. Sally Siegrist (R-West Lafayette) in your coverage of Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2018 Next Level Agenda outlining his legislative and administrative priorities, which includes naming Indiana’s official insect. STATEHOUSE (Nov. 8, 2017) – “Today, Gov. Holcomb

Jordan: Plymouth High School recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Wednesday, November 8, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Plymouth High School was among several schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Jack Jordan (R-Bremen).

Lyness: Local schools recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — East Central High School and Franklin County High School were among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Randy Lyness (R-West Harrison).

Friend: Local schools recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Caston Jr.-Sr. High School and Peru High School were among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Bill Friend (R-Macy).

Cherry: Local schools recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Greenfield-Central High School and New Palestine High School were among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield).

Mahan: Local schools recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Blackford High School, Delta High School and Marion High School were among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City).

Karickhoff: Eastern High School recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — Eastern High School was among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo). The Indiana Department of Education, Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University celebrated the success of these schools, where at

Gutwein: West Central High School recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Tuesday, November 7, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 7, 2017) — West Central High School was among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Douglas Gutwein (R-Francesville). The Indiana Department of Education, Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University celebrated the success of these schools,

Behning: Plainfield High School recognized for dual credit success

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Monday, November 6, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 6, 2017) — Plainfield High School was among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis).

Frye: Electrifying the trucking industry

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Monday, November 6, 2017

Automakers throughout the world are growing the market for electric-powered vehicles. In the past few months, several companies announced plans to develop electric semi-trucks. Living in the Crossroads of America, this innovation is bound to have an impact on Hoosiers. While these electric trucks could be a smart, environmentally friendly innovation, they also present many questions for the future of the trucking industry and what that means for Indiana’s infrastructure.

Burton: Stand up for the national anthem

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Friday, November 3, 2017

Over the last few months, I have watched some NFL players kneel during the national anthem with great interest. Issues like this always stimulate extreme controversy. These protests do nothing more than divide our country, and I believe there are more appropriate ways to express unease with our country’s current political climate. I believe football players cross the line when they choose to kneel for the national anthem.

Davisson: Working to find solutions for prescription drug abuse

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Friday, November 3, 2017

Recently, a symposium focused on prescription drug abuse was held in Indianapolis to examine critical and emerging topics related to this public health and safety crisis. The program was a statewide collaboration of industry professionals and leaders from public, private and nonprofit sectors. This type of cooperation is necessary in order to create impactful solutions to prevent prescription drug abuse. While our nation continues to explore how to most efficiently tackle this epidemic, Indiana leaders are taking this issue very seriously.

Indiana’s school counselors honor Rep. Olthoff

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, November 3, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 3, 2017) – State Rep. Julie Olthoff (R-Crown Point) was recognized today as the 2017 Legislator of the Year by the Indiana School Counselor Association for her legislation supporting youth suicide prevention. “School counselors have a unique opportunity to influence the lives of young people,” Olthoff said. “Being

Friend: Indiana State Police honor local chaplain for service

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Thursday, November 2, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 2, 2017) — The Indiana State Police recognized Chaplain John “Jack” Hess for his service as a volunteer police chaplain Thursday in Indianapolis, according to State Rep. Bill Friend (R-Macy).

MADD names Rep. Young 2017 Legislator of the Year

Posted by: Allison Vanatsky  | Wednesday, November 1, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Nov. 1, 2017) – State Rep. John Young (R-Franklin) today was named a 2017 Legislator of the Year by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for his dedication to ending drunken driving in Indiana.

Cherry: Eden Elementary School receives Blue Ribbon award

Posted by: Samantha Holifield  | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 31, 2017) – Eden Elementary School was among seven schools honored Monday by the Indiana Department of Education for receiving a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award, according to State Rep. Bob Cherry (R-Greenfield).

Karickhoff honored as INARF Legislator of the Year

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Monday, October 30, 2017

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 30, 2017) — State Rep. Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) was recently named the 2017 Indiana Association of Rehabilitation Facilities Legislator of the Year for his dedication to Hoosiers with disabilities.

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