Rep. Soliday paging students for 2011 session

Posted by: Kelly Sweeney  | Monday, January 3, 2011 8:00 am

STATEHOUSE - State Representative Ed Soliday (R-Valparaiso) is encouraging students ages 13-18 to sign up for the Indiana House Page Program. The program allows students to view and participate in the day-to-day activities of the General Assembly and the Statehouse.

"I've had many students tell me how much they enjoyed their experience paging," said Rep. Soliday. "It gives students the unique chance to explore the legislative process in Indiana firsthand."

Hundreds of students in the page program get the chance to tour the governor's office, the chambers of the Indiana House and Senate, and the Indiana Supreme Court. Pages also get the chance to witness floor sessions, committee meetings and help staff members while working closely with their representative.

Students will be given an excused absence for one day of school, and are responsible for transportation to and from Indianapolis. Appointments fill up quickly, so those interested should apply as soon as possible.

If you are interested in serving as a page for the House of Representatives send your name, age, address, phone number and school to State Rep. Ed Soliday, 200 W. Washington St., Statehouse Room 401-4, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or e-mail requests to H4@in.gov. You may also visit the page program website and apply online at: http://www.in.gov/legislative/house_republicans/page.html

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