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U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly praised passage of the bipartisan Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act in the U.S. House of Representatives today. Donnelly reintroduced this bipartisan legislation in the Senate in August with Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Gary Peters (D-MI).
Members of the Bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues joined Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to discuss the future of infrastructure in the United States. Representatives Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Lois Frankel (D-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, provided the following statements
Since April 2016, INBiz has helped Indiana business owners fulfill many of their requirements with the state. Now, the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) is joining INBiz to allow real estate licensees to complete real estate license transfers and transactions online.
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed bipartisan legislation authored by Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN-06) to help Hoosier cities and towns save money on infrastructure projects. H.R. 1624, which is co-sponsored by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12), rolls back an Obama-era banking regulation that discouraged financial institutions from holding municipal bonds
Justice Department Obtains $70,000 Settlement of Fair Housing Lawsuit against Indiana Housing Authority
Jstice Department announced today that it has reached a settlement with the Housing Authority of the City of Anderson, Indiana, which owns and operates 143 public housing units in the city, to resolve allegations that the Housing Authority had discriminated against residents of these units on the basis of sex and disability.
Donnelly, Durbin, Scott, Menendez, Young, Duckworth Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Children in Federally-Assisted...
U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Bob Menendez (D-NJ) Todd Young (R-IN), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) announced the Lead-Safe Housing for Kids Act of 2017 today, which would require the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to adopt prevention measures and update its lead regulations to protect children from the risk of lead exposure.
Congressman Visclosky announced today that the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded a grant to South Shore Arts under the Arts Engagement in American Communities program. Specifically, the grant award will support a South Shore Arts instructor to provide art supplies and lead students in Lake
Donnelly, Toomey, Peters, Cotton, Manchin Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Affordable Manufactured Housing
U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Tom Cotton (R-AR), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and Gary Peters (D-MI) reintroduced the Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act, bipartisan legislation that would protect the ability of manufactured home customers to buy, sell, and refinance homes, while maintaining important consumer protections.
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed an amendment sponsored by Congressman André Carson (D-IN) that would improve flight safety by requiring the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on new passenger airplanes
During a phone call today, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly received a commitment from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson to visit the contaminated USS Lead Superfund site and West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Indiana. The commitment follows last month's invitation for a visit from Donnelly, Senator Young, and Congressman Visclosky.
Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN-06) and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12) today introduced bipartisan legislation that encourages investment in local communities by rolling back a burdensome federal banking regulation. This Obama-era regulation discourages financial institutions from holding municipal bonds, which many state and local governments
Today, Congressman Pete Visclosky testified before the House Appropriations Committee on his support for transportation infrastructure funding in Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations legislation.
Today, the Energy and Commerce Committee announced a full committee markup on Wednesday, March 8th, at 10:30 a.m. of one of the bills that begins the process of repealing Obamacare and rebuilding our healthcare system. The American Health Care Act, which includes this legislation and a bill to be considered by the Ways and Means Committee, will repeal Obamacare through budget reconciliation, and begin the process of building a more affordable, accessible healthcare system with more choices for Americans and their families.
Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in regards to the Department of Homeland Security’s designation of state election systems as federally protected “critical infrastructure.”
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly called for the restoration of a ‘Buy America’ provision in the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), to require projects funded by the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) to be built with American-made iron and steel products.