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Leising serves on first Land Use Task Force meeting

Contact: Kellyn Harrison, Press Secretary

LEISING SERVES ON FIRST LAND USE TASK FORCE MEETING: State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) serves as a member of the first Land Use Task Force meeting at the Statehouse Friday, Sept. 8. Created by House Enrolled Act 1132, which Leising co-sponsored during the 2023 legislative session, the task force heard from several agencies and organizations to study:
  • Growth trends in rural, suburban and urban communities across Indiana;
  • Economic and demographic factors that developers consider in siting projects;
  • How rural, suburban and urban communities can position themselves to attract economic development;
  • Barriers to community growth; and
  • Areas in Indiana in which food insecurity exists.

The task force will meet again in the Senate Chamber Monday, Oct. 2, at 9 a.m. To view meeting agendas and livestreams, visit


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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