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Leising: Clean Energy Land Bill Passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2022) — A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would determine how many acres of farmland are being used for solar and wind energy farms, passed the Senate today unanimously. more »

Leising: FAFSA and school board meeting bills pass Senate

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 1, 2022) — Two bills authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would help students complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and allow public comment at school corporation meetings passed the Senate today. more »

Leising: FAFSA and school board meeting bills pass committee

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 27, 2022) — Two bills authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) passed the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development, Wednesday, Jan. 26. more »

State Sen. Liz Brown presents WWII veteran Norvin D. McClure with Sagamore of the Wabash

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 28, 2022) – State Sen. Liz Brown (R-Fort Wayne) today presented the Sagamore of the Wabash to World War II hero, Norvin D. McClure, at a ceremony held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. more »

Charbonneau's bill enabling responsible end of public health emergency passes Senate

A bill authored by State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) that would responsibly enable the end of the governor's public health emergency passed out of the Senate today by a vote of 34 to 11. more »

Bills to curb violent crime pass Senate

Five bills aiming to curb violent crime in Marion County and the state as a whole passed the Senate today. more »

Holdman: Bill to create a local workforce recruiting and retention program passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 24, 2022) – A bill authored by State Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle) that would establish a workforce retention and recruitment program within local communities, today passed the Senate unanimously. more »

Leising: Bill establishing suicide and drug overdose report passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 20, 2022) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would address suicide and drug overdose death reporting passed the Senate today by a vote of 46-1. more »

Leising: Drainage task force bill passes Senate

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 20, 2022) — A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would establish a drainage task force passed the Senate today by a vote of 45-2. more »

2022 Legislative Priorities

The 2022 legislative session is now in full swing, and my colleagues and I are working hard to pass legislation that will continue improving our state. more »