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Speaker applauds legislators for K-12 support bill

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers in the House passed a “top priority” measure to provide additional funding to K-12 schools Thursday. Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, celebrated House Bill 1001’s passage as a victory for House Republicans. “Our top priority for the House Republicans passed unanimously today with House Bill 1001, fully-funding local public […]

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House approves additional funding to meet public school growth

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—When more than 6,000 extra students showed up in Indiana’s public schools, there wasn’t enough money in local school budgets to handle them. Wednesday, the Indiana House Ways and Means Committee addressed that funding shortfall by approving House Bill 1001, which would allow the state to transfer up to $25 million […]

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Bill for 211 services sails through Statehouse

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana legislators are hoping to improve the 211 telephone system with a change in overseers. Indiana 211 offers information to Hoosiers who need help with emotional or physical abuse, public health, housing, veteran’s aid, and other health and human services. The line is accessible in all 92 counties, 24/7, […]

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Q&A: Meet Rep. Sally Siegrist, supporting 211 funding

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com This is a question and answer series with newly-elected members of the Indiana General Assembly. INDIANAPOLIS ­– Rep. Sally Siegrist, R-West Lafayette, a former Tippecanoe County Council member, is looking to continue to do more for her community as a state representative. As a retired small-business owner, Siegrist is a Court […]