News Releases

Koch welcomes students to the Statehouse

State Sen. Eric Koch (R-Bedford) welcomes members of the Youth Leadership Academy from the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence County to the Statehouse, Thursday, Oct. 27. more »

Koch, Soliday Op-ed: Indiana utility workers aid in Florida restoration efforts

When devastation hits our country, Indiana utilities help our fellow Americans. This is because mutual assistance is a cornerstone of the utility profession, and Indiana’s utility workers answered the call following the destruction left by Hurricane Ian. more »

RAATZ ROUNDUP: Protecting Hoosiers in uncertain times

Policies and decisions from the Biden administration and the federal government are perpetuating an era of uncertainty. Thankfully, Indiana Republicans pinpoint fiscal health and responsibility as main priorities to better support Hoosiers – and it shows in our legislation and credit rating. more »

Leising: Heartland Christian School tours the Statehouse

Fourth and fifth grade students from Heartland Christian School tour the Statehouse, Thursday, Oct. 20. more »

Soliday, Koch: State task force releases findings, recommendations for long-term energy plan

A years-long effort to develop a long-term energy plan for Indiana culminated today at the Statehouse as the 21st Century Energy Policy Development Task Force released its findings and recommendations. more »

Leising chairs State Fair Advisory Committee meeting

State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) chairs the State Fair Advisory Committee meeting at the Statehouse, Thursday, Oct. 13. The committee heard from the public and leaders of the Indiana State Fair and Purdue Extension 4-H Youth Development on concerns regarding the fair's continued success. more »

Bray: Freeman to serve as chair of corrections committee

STATEHOUSE (Oct. 13, 2022) — Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray (R-Martinsville) today announced he has appointed State Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis) to serve as the next chair of the Senate Committee on Corrections and Criminal Law. more »

Leising: Indiana Department of Agriculture to stream State Fair Advisory Committee meeting

The Indiana Department of Agriculture will virtually stream the upcoming State Fair Advisory Committee meeting, said State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg), chair of the committee. more »

Raatz Roundup: Scholarship available for future teachers

Administered by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (CHE), the renewable Next Generation Hoosier Educator Scholarship scholarship awards recipients up to $7,500 for up to four academic years totaling $30,000, or roughly one full year's worth of tuition. more »

State Sen. Jean Leising to serve as co-chair of Drainage Task Force

State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) will serve as co-chair of the Drainage Task Force in preparation for the 2023 legislative session. more »