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Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long regarding the Auditor’s Fiscal Closeout Report

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding the Auditor’s Fiscal Closeout Report more »

Statement from State Sen. Jim Merritt Regarding the newborn baby safely surrendered to the Decatur Township Fire Station under the Safe Haven Law

Indiana State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the newborn baby safely surrendered to the Decatur Township Fire Station under the Safe Haven Law: more »

Ford Presents Circle of Corydon Award To Superintendent Dr. Danny Tanoos

State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute, left) presents Dr. Danny Tanoos (right), retiring superintendent of Vigo County School Corporation (VCSC), with a Circle of Corydon Award. more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long regarding the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group’s (CWG) assessment of the Indiana Department of Child Services

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding the Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group’s (CWG) assessment of the Indiana Department of Child Services: more »

Sen. Delph Receives Joint Service Achievement  Medal for Military Service in Puerto Rico

Sen. Delph Receives Joint Service Achievement Medal for Military Service in Puerto Rico

State Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel), a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve, received the Joint Service Achievement Medal in recognition of his outstanding service as the Mission Assignment Operations Officer for the Defense Coordinating Element Region V, United States Army North. more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long regarding Gov. Holcomb’s announcement that Indiana has received a federal waiver to implement the state’s workforce plan

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Holcomb’s announcement that Indiana has received a federal waiver to implement the state’s workforce plan: more »

Eckerty: Bill to Protect Firefighters Signed by Governor

STATEHOUSE (June 1, 2018) – A bill authored by State Sen. Doug Eckerty (R-Yorktown) requiring local fire departments to be made aware of some buildings’ structural components was recently ceremonially signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb. more »

Statement From Senate President Pro Tem David Long Regarding the Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) issued the following statement today regarding the shooting at Noblesville West Middle School: more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long Regarding the Selection of the Next Senate President Pro Tem:

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today upon the selection of State Sen. Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) as the next Senate President Pro Tem: more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem David Long Regarding the Conclusion of the Special Session

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) made the following statement today upon the conclusion of the special session: more »