News Releases

Hershman: Bill to Prepare Indiana for Future Investment Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 16, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) that would prepare the state for future telecommunications investment passed the Senate Committee on Utilities with a bipartisan vote of 8-2 today. more »

Statement from Sen. Ford

State Sen. Jon Ford (R-Terre Haute) made the following statement regarding today’s vote on Senate Bill 354 in the Senate Committee on Public Policy. SB 354 would authorize Full House Resorts to establish a gaming facility in Terre Haute: more »

Leising: Bill to Count Pre-K Participants Passes Committee

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 15, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) to determine the level of participants in Indiana pre-K programs passed the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development today. more »

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

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 14, 2017) – A bill authored by State Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel) concerning a veterans’ treatment pilot program was amended and passed out of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Military today with a vote of 9-0. more »

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 »