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Statement from State Sen. Mark Messmer upon the passage of House Bill 1007

State Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper), Majority Floor Leader of the Indiana Senate, made the following statement today upon passage of House Bill 1007: more »

Local legislators honor Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School football team with resolution

Local legislators honor Western Boone Jr.-Sr. High School football team with resolution

State Sens. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) and Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon), and State Reps. Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville), Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) and Jeff Thompson (R-Lizton) honored the Western Boone football team today with Senate Concurrent Resolution 10. more »

Ford: Bill to support children on Medicaid with serious mental illnesses passes the Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) that would extend inpatient mental health care services for a child on Medicaid unanimously passed the Senate Tuesday, Jan. 21. more »

Buchanan Honors Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan

Buchanan Honors Trooper Peter "Bo" Stephan

State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) paid tribute to Indiana State Police Trooper, Peter “Bo” Stephan, at the Statehouse Tuesday, Jan. 21, with Senate Concurrent Resolution 6. more »

Houchin: Bill to extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses passes committee

Houchin: Bill to extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses passes committee

A bill that would extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law today. State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) is an author on this legislation. more »

Ford: Legislation to support cancer research passes Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy

A bill authored by State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) that would allow Hoosiers to designate their state income tax refund for cancer research unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy on Tuesday, Jan. 21. more »

Ford introduces 2020 legislation includes bills on human trafficking, mental health and highway safety

State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) has authored several bills for the 2020 legislative session, tackling a number of important issues including human trafficking, mental health and highway safety. more »

Ford: Bill to extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses passes committee

A bill co-authored by State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) that would extend the statute of limitations for certain sexual offenses unanimously passed the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law today. more »

State Sen. Ron Grooms to host town hall meeting

State Sen. Ron Grooms will host a town hall meeting from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Clarksville Branch of the Jeffersonville Township Public Library to discuss the 2020 legislative session. more »

Statement from State Sen. Erin Houchin

State Sen. Erin Houchin (R-Salem) made the following statement today in response to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s 2020 State of the State address: more »