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Bohacek: Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler recently honored the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more, said State Sen. Mike Bohacek (R-Michiana Shores). more »

Garten: Local farms honored with Hoosier Homestead Award

Area legislators recently announced the latest recipients of the Hoosier Homestead Award, which recognizes farms owned and maintained by the same family for 100 years or more. more »

Donato: Galveston to receive $600,000 grant for water improvements

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 6, 2020) — The town of Galveston has been awarded $600,000 to improve the community's wastewater and drinking water program, said State Sen. Stacey Donato (R-Logansport). Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced 24 rural communities across the state will receive more than $15.3 million in federal grant funding to improve water infrastructure. more »

Leising: Senate District 42 awarded more than $2.5 million in infrastructure funding

STATEHOUSE (Aug. 6, 2020) — Communities in Senate District 42 were recently awarded funds to improve local water infrastructure, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg). Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) recently announced 24 rural communities across the state will receive more than $15.3 million in federal grant funding. more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray 7.24.2020

Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) made the following statement today regarding Gov. Holcomb's executive order implementing a statewide mask mandate: more »

Zay recognized by American Conservative Union Foundation

STATEHOUSE (July 17, 2020) – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF), host of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), recently recognized State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington) with its Award for Conservative Excellence based on his votes in the Indiana General Assembly. more »

Statement from Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray 7.16.2020

Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) made the following statement today regarding Indiana's fiscal year closeout: more »

Education grants available

Indiana schools are currently considering the safest ways to bring students back to the classroom this fall. To assist with the needed preparations and accommodations, Gov. Holcomb recently announced two grants that are now open for application. more »

Freeman: INDOT to close Post Road and London Road bridges over I-74

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will soon close two bridges along I-74 on the southeast side of Indianapolis, said State Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis). more »

Statement from State Sen. John Ruckelshaus

State Sen. John Ruckelshaus (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the Indiana Utility Regulatory Committee's (IURC) decision to deny utility providers' request for cost recovery of lost revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic: more »