News Releases

State Sen. Ed Charbonneau to vice-chair study committee

State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) will serve as vice-chair of the Interim Study Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services during the summer and fall to help prepare lawmakers for the 2021 legislative session. more »

State Sen. Andy Zay to serve on study committees 2020

STATEHOUSE (June 22, 2020) — State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) will serve on the Interim Study Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications, the Interim Study Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance, and the Midwestern Higher Education Commission during the summer and fall to help prepare lawmakers for the 2021 legislative session. more »

Statement from State Sen. Ryan Mishler

State Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen), chair of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, made the following statement today regarding K-12 funding and the COVID-19 pandemic: more »

Zay: Indiana Principal Leadership Institute advisory board meets

STATEHOUSE (June 11, 2020) – The Indiana Principal Leadership Institute (IPLI) recently held an advisory board meeting to discuss the director’s budget report, the Indiana New Administrator Leadership Institute report and future IPLI advisory board meetings, said State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington). more »

Zay: IEERB report shows increase in teacher pay

STATEHOUSE (June 9, 2020) – The Indiana Education Employment Relations Board (IEERB) recently released its annual report on Indiana teacher pay, which shows it increased significantly last school year, said State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington). more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray

Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) made the following statement today on behalf of the Senate Republican Caucus regarding the weekend protests across Indiana: more »

Raatz Roundup: COVID-19 testing in our community

As our state continues to combat the spread of COVID-19, it is vital we continue to practice healthy habits. more »

Charbonneau: Four County awarded $4 million grant to support local mental health services

Four County, the designated community mental health center for Cass, Miami, Fulton and Pulaski counties, was recently awarded a $4 million grant through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Expansion grant, said State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso). more »