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Statement from State Sen. Stacey Donato

State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport) made the following statement today with regard to the veto override of House Enrolled Act 1041: more »

Preserving fairness in female sports

In the past few years, the United States has seen an increased number of biological males competing on female sports teams where they have displayed a sex-based advantage. more »

Hoosiers set to receive tax refund

Championed by Statehouse Republicans in the Indiana General Assembly in 2011, the automatic taxpayer refund law requires excess revenues be split between existing teacher pension obligations and a refund for hardworking Hoosier taxpayers. Indiana is only one of six states with an automatic taxpayer refund in place. more »

Reinforcing Free Speech on College Campuses

Freedom of speech is a long-standing pillar within our democracy thanks to the ratification of the Bill of Rights. The U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly upheld First Amendment rights at state universities by stressing the importance of promoting a "marketplace of ideas" or free academic discussions on college campuses. more »

Perfect: $24 million in rural broadband grants awarded locally

STATEHOUSE (April 22, 2022) — Rural broadband projects in Senate District 43 will receive a total of $24,330,289.61 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg). more »

Garten: $18 million in rural broadband grants awarded locally

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2022) — Rural broadband projects in Senate District 45 will receive a total of $18,420,905.87 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Chris Garten (R-Charlestown). more »

Raatz: $16 million in rural broadband grants awarded locally

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2022) — Rural broadband projects in Senate District 27 will receive a total of $16,057,158.35 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond). more »

Leising: $16.7 million in rural broadband grants awarded locally

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2022) — Rural broadband projects in Senate District 42 will receive a total of $16,757,880.36 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg). more »

Koch: $11.8 million in rural broadband grants awarded locally

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2022) — Rural broadband projects in Senate District 44 will receive a total of $11,816,775.70 to improve broadband connectivity through the third round of the Next Level Connections Broadband Grant Program, said State Sen. Eric Koch (R-Bedford). more »

Perfect: Communities in Senate District 43 receive more than $5.8 million in road-funding grants

STATEHOUSE (April 21, 2022) — Communities in Senate District 43 will receive more than $5.8 million to improve roads and bridges through the Community Crossings Matching Grant Program (CCMG), said State Sen. Chip Perfect (R-Lawrenceburg). more »