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Zay’s First Bill Passes Full Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 14, 2017) — Legislation authored by State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) that would help foster care children unanimously passed the Senate this week by a vote of 49-0. more »

Ruckelshaus, Hamilton Host Town Hall Meeting

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 10, 2017) — State Sen. John Ruckelshaus (R-Indianapolis) and State Rep. Carey Hamilton (D-Indianapolis) will host a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 11, at 9 a.m. to gather feedback from residents on legislative topics. more »

Sen. Grooms to Host Town Hall Meeting Feb 11 2017

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 8, 2017) – Sen. Ron Grooms (R-Jeffersonville) will host a town hall meeting Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. at Jeffersonville City Hall. more »

Sen. Delph: Committee to Hear Bill on Veterans’ Treatment Pilot Program

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 6, 2017) – State Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel) will present Senate Bill 454, which addresses treatment plans for veterans on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 9 a.m. in the Senate Chamber. The bill includes the creation of a lottery scratch-off game with revenue going directly into a veterans’ treatment fund. The fund would provide free treatment for veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder. more »

Sen. Brown’s Legislation Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 6, 2017) – Two bills authored by State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) passed the Senate today and will now move to the House of Representatives for further consideration. more »

Alting Unveils Legislation to Help Homeless Hoosier Veterans

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 31, 2017) — Joined by Hoosier veterans and members of the American Legion, State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) today unveiled legislation to help homeless Hoosier veterans. more »

Leising: Cursive Writing Bill Passes Full Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 30, 2017) – An education bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) passed the full Senate today. more »

Senate President Pro Tem Long Announces 2017-2018 Senate Standing Committee Assignments

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today announced 2017-2018 Senate Standing Committee assignments. more »

Sen. Hershman: Indiana Tax Climate is Top 10 in Nation

ndiana again ranks first in the Midwest and eighth in the nation for its business tax climate, according to the nonpartisan Tax Foundation, announced State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek). more »