News Releases

Law Aimed at Reducing Meth Labs is Successful

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 12, 2018) – State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) and State Rep. Ben Smaltz (R-Auburn) recently announced Senate Enrolled Act 80, which made it more difficult for people to purchase large amounts of pseudoephedrine, a decongestant and key ingredient used in manufacturing meth, has been a success. more »

Sen. Kruse Files Bill to Condense the Number of High School Diplomas

State Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) recently filed a bill that would require the State Board of Education to establish one Indiana diploma for individuals who successfully complete high school graduation requirements. more »

Leising: Bill to Establish Statewide Maternal Mortality Review Committee Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2018) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to establish a statewide maternal mortality review committee passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today. more »

Head: Bill to Require More Opioid Training Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 10, 2018) – A bill authored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) to require licensed health care practitioners to receive opioid prescription and abuse training passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services today by a vote of 11 to 0. more »

Alting: Sunday Sales Bill Passes Committee

A bill legalizing the Sunday sale of alcohol recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Public Policy by a vote of 9-0, said State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette). more »

Ford: Absentee Voting Bill Passes Committee

A bill allowing qualified voters to vote by absentee ballot recently passed out of the Senate Committee on Elections by a vote of 6-0, said State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute). more »

Kruse Co-authors Bill for Computer Science Curriculum

State Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) announced he has co-authored a bill that would require public and charter schools to offer a computer science course as a one-semester elective at least once each school year to high school students. more »

Raatz Authors Bill for Computer Science Curriculum

State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) has authored a bill that would require public and charter schools to offer high school students a computer science course as a one-semester elective at least once each school year. more »

Senator Boots Authors Bill for Cold Beer Sales

State Sen. Phil Boots (R-Crawfordsville) announced he has authored Senate Bill 26, which would allow a grocery store, convenience store or drug store to sell beer at any temperature. more »

Alting Presents Coach Rick Peckinpaugh with a Distinguished Hoosier Award

State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) presented Rick Peckinpaugh, McCutcheon High School math teacher and basketball coach, with a Distinguished Hoosier Award Saturday, Jan. 6. more »