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Baldwin authors bill to help local communities finance high-speed broadband projects

State Sen. Scott Baldwin (R-Noblesville) recently authored legislation that would create an innovative financing tool to help Indiana communities invest in high-speed broadband projects. more »

Free mental health services available for communities across Senate District 42

As a retired nurse, I have advocated for statewide health and well-being throughout my tenure as a state senator. The COVID-19 pandemic has been detrimental to the mental health of many people throughout the state, but programs like the Be Well Crisis Helpline serve as excellent resources for those who are struggling during this difficult time. more »

Leising: Bill to address maternal mortality reporting passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 14, 2020) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would address maternal mortality in Indiana recently passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services unanimously. more »

Raatz: Senate District 27 businesses encouraged to apply for Main Street grants

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 13, 2020) — The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) is now accepting applications for the Taking Care of Main Street grant program, said State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond). more »

Raatz: Bill to fully fund virtual students in public schools passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 13, 2021) — A bill authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) that would fully fund students attending school virtually, passed unanimously in the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development today. more »

Zay: Bill to help fund Kids First Trust Fund passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 12, 2021) — A bill authored by State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) that would allow the Kids First Trust Fund board to create a new way to raise money unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Family and Children Services this week. more »

Zay files bill to create more health care options for Hoosiers

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 11, 2021) — State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) recently filed Senate Bill 139, which would allow existing membership associations to create and offer health care plans. more »

Leising: Bill to address pesticide violations passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 11, 2020) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would address the enforcement of pesticide violations unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Agriculture today. more »

Leising: Bill to address the testing and reporting of diseased animals passes committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 11, 2020) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would address the testing and reporting of diseased animals unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Agriculture today. more »

Rogers files legislation addressing health facility visitation

State Sen. Linda Rogers (R-Granger) recently filed Senate Bill 202 to address health facility visitation. more »