Cook receives summer study committee assignment

Posted by: Andi TenBarge  | Friday, June 28, 2019

STATEHOUSE (June 28, 2019) State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) was recently appointed to a serve on the Interim Study Committee on Education.

Cook said over the next few months, members will examine career counseling in local elementary and high schools.

“Career counselors are essential resources who help guide Hoosier children on the path to success,” Cook said. “We want to make sure schools have the tools they need to get students ready to enter the workforce.”

The committee is also tasked with studying local referenda and how it impacts teacher pay and other government entities.  

Cook was also appointed to the Indiana Protection Services and Advocacy Commission. Members will look into matters ensuring adequate legal and advocacy services for the protection, promotion and empowerment of the rights and interests of people with disabilities.

Interim study committee hearings, which typically occur at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, can be viewed live online at iga.in.gov. This site also provides committee calendars and meeting agendas. Members of the public are welcomed to attend and testify.

Click here for a full list of assigned study committee topics.

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 State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) represents House District 32, which includes all of Tipton County and portions of Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Howard and Grant counties.

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