Rep. Heaton: Vigo County student gaining experience with the legislature

Posted by: Emily Gaylord  | Monday, February 22, 2016

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 22, 2016) – State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) welcomes Vigo County resident, Brett Arnold, to the Statehouse where he is interning with the House of Representatives during the 2016 legislative session.

Arnold is the son of Bill and Gayle Arnold. A graduate of Terre Haute South Vigo High School, Arnold earned an undergraduate degree from Indiana State University. He is currently a second-year law student at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

As an intern in the fiscal policy office, Arnold provides summaries of actions taken in the House Committee on Ways and Means, assists staff with analyzing legislative proposals and monitors all tax-related bills.

The House of Representatives offers paid internship opportunities to college students, law-school students, graduate students and recent college graduates for the duration of each legislative session.

Visit for more information about the House Republican internship program.


Rep. Heaton represents portions of Clay, Monroe, Owen and Vigo counties.

Note to the editor: A photo is attached, with the caption below.

GAINING EXPERIENCE (from left to right): State Rep. Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) joins Brett Arnold of Terre Haute in the House Chamber located at the Indiana Statehouse. Arnold is interning with the House of Representatives Republican caucus throughout the 2016 legislative session.