[r63] House Page Program now accepting applications

Posted by: Zach Weismiller  | Monday, December 29, 2014

STATEHOUSE— State Representative Mike Braun (R-Jasper) is encouraging Hoosier students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program. The program offers students 13 to 18 years old the chance to visit the Statehouse and see a full day of legislative activity.

“This is a unique and rewarding experience for young Hoosiers to meet and work closely with legislators and staff members,” said Rep. Braun. “As a new legislator, I look forward to meeting all the pages from southwest Indiana and hope our local students will take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.”

In addition to visiting the Statehouse, pages have the opportunity to tour locations like Governor Pence’s office, the Indiana Supreme Court and both the House and Senate chambers to list a few. Pages also have the opportunity observe floor sessions and committee meetings as well as help legislative staff members. Students who serve as pages are excused from school for the day and are responsible for their own transportation to and from the Statehouse. 

“I highly encourage interested students to participate in this incredible program,” said Rep. Braun.

With spots filling up fast, students who are interested in the Page Program are highly encouraged to schedule their visit quickly. Students are asked to include two separate dates to visit. Those dates should be between the first weeks of January through April. Recommended days to serve include Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays when the House is in session. There are no pages on Fridays.

For more information or to sign up, please visit www.in.gov/legislative/house_republicans/off_cms/page.html or call 1-800-382-9841.

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Rep. Braun (R-Jasper) represents portions of Daviess, Dubois, Pike and Martin Counties. He serves on the Ways and Means and Roads and Transportation committees.