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Sens. Alting, Hershman Launch Web Site

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Influencing Indiana’s future may be just a computer mouse click away, says State Sens. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) and Ron Alting (R-Lafayette). Senators this week launch a dynamic, new online “virtual office” bringing Indiana state government — its elected officials and agencies — as close as a work, home or school computer. In […] Read the full story

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Alting joins Senate colleagues for Organization Day

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) participated in the Indiana General Assembly’s annual “Organization Day” yesterday and said he is eager for the 2009 legislative session to begin. Alting said he planned to focus on helping the state maintain a balanced budget, protect education funding, permanently cap property taxes and continue job creation efforts. […] Read the full story

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Long voted President Pro-Tem again, Mertz to serve as secretary of Senate

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Sen. David Long (R-Fort Wayne) earned a “solid vote of confidence” today as his colleagues officially selected him to remain as Senate President Pro Tempore through 2010. Official selection of Long as Senate leader came during “Organization Day” activities in the Indiana General Assembly as legislators prepare for the 2009 session. Long […] Read the full story

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Indiana Senate Republicans to focus on balanced budget, K-college funding, property tax caps

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana Senate Republicans will focus next session on balancing the two-year state budget, protecting education funding for K-12 and higher education, and again passing the constitutional amendment capping property taxes. All of which, they say, will bolster long-term economic development and job creation across the state. Senate President Pro Tem David C. […] Read the full story

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 January 2020