STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) encourages Hoosier students interested in state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2020 legislative session.
According to Lehman, 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. He said it is also an opportunity to witness the legislative process in person, including debates on various proposals for new laws.
“Paging is worth a trip to the Statehouse, with groups from our area often visiting together,” Lehman said. “The program helps expose our future leaders to how laws are made while encouraging them to get involved with their government. It’s a great experience, and I hope kids in our community can participate this year.”
Lehman 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 kicked off 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.
State Rep. Matt Lehman (R-Berne) represents House District 79,
which includes all of Adams County and portions of Allen and Wells counties.
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