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Houchin Supports Texas in Immigration Fight

20 Feb 2024

Congresswoman Erin Houchin has joined over 40 lawmakers in signing an Amicus brief in support of the state of Texas in its legal battle with the Biden Administration over immigration policies. The brief, filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas —Austin Division, accuses the Federal Government of an "abdication of ...

Congresswoman Houchin: House Republicans Impeach Mayorkas

16 Feb 2024

Tonight, my colleagues and I took action against Biden's Broken Border policies and have impeached DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. As the head of the Department of Homeland Security tasked with keeping our nation secure, Secretary Mayorkas has failed on all measures.   With a wide-open Southern Border, allowing more than 8 millio ...

Young, Kaine introduce bipartisan bill to boost student success and career readiness

12 Feb 2024

U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-Ind.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.), co-chairs of the Senate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Caucus, reintroduced the bipartisan Assisting Community Colleges in Educating Skilled Students (ACCESS) to Careers Act. The legislation would boost student success and career readiness by increasing work-based learning opportun ...

FSSA Announces Additional $6.9 Million in Grants

06 Feb 2024

Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced today the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning is awarding another $6.9 million in employer-sponsored child care grants to an additional 22 businesses, community groups and school corporations, bringing the total invested to $25 million. The initi ...

Crouch urges Hoosiers to contact legislators regarding FSSA cuts

05 Feb 2024

STATEHOUSE (Feb. 2, 2024) –On Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch convened a special meeting of the Indiana Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Task Force (IDD), which she chairs. Lt. Gov. Crouch wanted IDD Task Force members and the public to hear directly from the Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) ...

Attorney General fires off legal opinion in support of Hoosiers’ Second Amendment rights

04 Feb 2024

Attorney General Todd Rokita is defending Hoosiers’ Second Amendment rights in a legal opinionrequested by the Indiana State Police regarding the FBI’s misunderstanding of Indiana law.   “In Indiana, we believe expungement restores civil rights, including Hoosiers’ Second Amend ...

DNR Awards Grants to Rural & Vol. Fire Depts.

29 Jan 2024

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) awarded more than $454,000 in Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to 101 rural and volunteer fire departments from 58 counties. The awards will be used to fund training or purchase necessary firefighting equipment and gear to combat wildland fires. The grants are administered by the DNR Division of Fo ...

Houchin Visits Border At Eagle Pass, Texas

24 Jan 2024

This week, Congresswoman Erin Houchin (R-Ind.-09) joined Speaker Mike Johnson and House Republicans on a visit to the southern border in Eagle Pass, Texas. During the trip, Congresswoman Houchin visited with local landowners, law enforcement, community members, and U.S. Border Patrol agents on the frontlines of the border crisis. This trip followe ...