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Leising co-chairs Drainage Task Force meeting

Contact: Kellyn Harrison, Press Secretary

LEISING CO-CHAIRS DRAINAGE TASK FORCE MEETING: State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) co-chairs the first Drainage Task Force meeting of 2023 at the Statehouse Thursday, Sept. 14. Created by Senate Enrolled Act 85, which Leising authored during the 2022 legislative session, the task force heard from several agencies, organizations and constituents to review state drainage laws, make determinations and recommendations concerning drainage and regulatory matters, and determine whether the balance between state and local authority over agricultural land drainage favors state authority more in Indiana than in neighboring states.

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State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) represents Senate District 42, which includes Decatur, Fayette, Ripley and Rush counties, and portions of Franklin, Jennings and Shelby counties.

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