STATEHOUSE – Indiana Legislators were sworn in today, Organization Day, which marks the first meeting for the 118th General Assembly. All 100 members of the House, including 19 new Republicans, were sworn in by Chief Justice Brent Dickson.
“Just like a responsible family, we will sit together at our desks on the House floor and in the committee rooms of this building – and work through the monumental issues facing our state,” said newly reelected Speaker of the House, Brian C. Bosma (R-Indianapolis).
State Representative David Ober (R-Albion) was sworn in as a new member of the freshman class representing House District 82, which now includes all of Noble County and portions of Allen, Elkhart, LaGrange and Whitley counties.
“I am honored to represent my community in the General Assembly,” said Rep. Ober. “Indiana’s private sector is growing faster than most of the nation because our state’s fiscal prudence, resulting in Indiana being one of only nine states with a triple-A credit rating. I will focus on building an environment that continues to bring employers to our state and encourages them to expand within our borders.”
“It is imperative that we provide the best possible education for the betterment of our state and every Hoosier,” said Rep. Ober. “Students should have the opportunity to go to a school that best fits their needs and enables them to succeed following graduation.”