Engleman invites students to page at the Statehouse

Posted by: Cameron Michaels  | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.

According to Engleman, students ages 13 to 18 can spend a day at the Statehouse in Indianapolis assisting House legislators and staff, and touring the governor’s office, the Indiana Supreme Court and the House and Senate chambers. She said it is also an opportunity to witness the legislative process in person, including debates on various proposals for new laws.

“The page program is a great hands-on experience for Indiana students interested in state government,” Engleman said. “It is an interactive opportunity where students learn how state laws are made and how they can impact Hoosiers and businesses.”

Engleman said student pages receive an excused absence from school and groups can participate together. Students are responsible for their own lunch expenses and transportation to and from the Statehouse. Opportunities to serve as a page include Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the legislative session, which began Jan. 6 and concludes by March 14. For more information and to sign up, visit IndianaHouseRepublicans.com/PageProgram or call 800-382-9841.

With limited openings, students are encouraged to apply soon.

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State Rep. Karen Engleman (R-Georgetown) represents House District 70,
which includes most of Harrison County, along with portions of Clark and Floyd counties.
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