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Leising: Bill to address Indiana’s high infant mortality rate passes House committee

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would begin addressing Indiana’s high infant mortality rate recently passed the House Committee on Ways and Means unanimously. more »

Leising: Bill to allow pregnancy-related care for minors passes committee

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – A bill sponsored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would allow minors to receive pregnancy-related care recently passed the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services unanimously. more »

Leising: Bill to help address the opioid epidemic passes House committee

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) that would help address the opioid epidemic facing Indiana recently passed the House Committee on Public Health unanimously. more »

Raatz: Bill to create Workforce Diploma Reimbursement Program passes House committee

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) that would establish the Workforce Diploma Reimbursement Program recently passed the House Committee on Education unanimously. more »

Raatz: Bill to update teacher preparation program requirements passes House committee

STATEHOUSE (March 28, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Jeff Raatz (R-Richmond) that would update requirements and improve transparency for teacher preparation programs in Indiana recently passed the House Committee on Education unanimously. more »

Head serves on nationwide Suicide Prevention Infrastructure Advisory Panel

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) recently served on a nationwide advisory panel to help create recommendations on what states should include in their suicide prevention plans through the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC). more »

Head: Legislation to address school bus safety issues passes House

bus safety issues passes House STATEHOUSE (March 26, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Randy Head (R-Logansport) that would comprehensively address school bus safety issues in Indiana recently passed the House of Representatives unanimously. more »

Zay: Local communities receive more than $3 million for road construction projects

STATEHOUSE (March 29, 2019) — Communities in and around Senate District 17 will receive more than $3 million for local road and bridge upgrades, said State Sen. Andy Zay (R-Huntington). more »

State Sen. Aaron Freeman Honors Elliot Cox

State Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis) honors Elliot Cox with Senate Resolution 53 at the Statehouse Thursday, March 28. more »

Kruse: Bill to require Indiana public high schools to administer civics test passes House committee

STATEHOUSE (March 27, 2019) – A bill authored by State Sen. Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) that would require Indiana public high schools to administer a civics test to students as part of the required high school curriculum today passed the House Committee on Education unanimously. more »