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SB 283 seeks to protect consumers against unfair interest rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A bill containing consumer protections from unfair credit card interest rates is now eligible for consideration by the Indiana Senate. State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) successfully amended Senate Bill 238 to include conditions that would prevent public money from being invested in banks issuing credit cards with exorbitant interest rates to patrons […]

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Hershman asks “How well will Indiana compete?”

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “There will be leaders and followers as America’s economy emerges from the recession and I want to make certain Indiana tax laws and economic development efforts position our state and our fellow Hoosiers to compete effectively,” State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) said. The Republican lawmaker is calling for the creation of a […]

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State Senate page opportunities for Greater Lafayette students

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sens. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) today invited area middle and high school students to make the Indiana Statehouse their “classroom for a day” by serving as Senate pages during the 2010 Indiana General Assembly. “During the legislative session, pages spend one day at the Statehouse working with their […]

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Bankrupt unemployment fund fix balances needs of workers, concerns of businesses

Dear Editor: Bankrupt Unemployment Fund Fix Balances Needs of Workers, Concerns of Businesses Indiana’s General Assembly last week approved a plan to replenish the state’s bankrupt jobless fund. The bill, which passed the Senate 46-3, is a bipartisan compromise that preserves worker benefits, restores the fiscal integrity of the system, and prevents premium increases for […]

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Feb 25 deadline to submit local projects for federal stimulus consideration

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) says Senate District 7 residents could help direct federal stimulus dollars to local infrastructure projects by submitting their ideas online. Hershman said most of Indiana’s $4.3 billion in federal stimulus is meant for roads, Medicaid, schools, unemployment and other programs. To make best use of the monies, Gov. […]

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