This week, Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. and 204 members of Congress filed an amicus brief supporting petitions filed by 27 states, including Indiana, seeking to overturn the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan.
Congressman Todd Young (R-IN)issued the following statement after joining an amicus brief filed today in the case of State of West Virginia, et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al. A copy of the amicus brief can be found
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly welcomed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) announcement that it has awarded Indiana three Regional Conservation Partnership Program grants to support Indiana-based locally-led conservation projects in 2016.
Congressman Todd Young (R-IN) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked implementation of the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan: “This unprecedented decision to halt of one of President Obama's signature regulations speaks to the flawed foundation on which his expansive regulatory regime stands,” said Young.
the House passed H.R. 4470, the Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act, a bill that ensures the public will learn of excessive lead levels in drinking water by setting forth how and when states, EPA and drinking water utilities must communicate their findings. Following passage, Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN) released the following statement
Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court's stay of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new and heavy-handed regulations on coal-fired power plants
Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) released the following statement after the Supreme Court blocked the enforcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Clean Power Plan while litigation continues
U.S. Senators Dan Coats (R-Ind.) and Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) expressed cautious optimism regarding the proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would more clearly exempt recreational vehicles (RVs) from manufactured housing standards. The current HUD definition was written decades ago, but technological advancements in the RV industry prompted regulatory authorities, using the outdated definition, to blur the line between RVs and manufactured homes. Coats and Donnelly have been working together on a bipartisan basis since 2014 to bring much-needed clarity to the RV industry.
U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats expressed cautious optimism regarding the proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would more clearly exempt recreational vehicles (RVs) from manufactured housing standards. The current HUD definition was written decades ago, but technological advancements in the RV industry prompted regulatory authorities, using the outdated definition, to blur the line between RVs and manufactured homes.
Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a grant for the Michigan City Fire Department under the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.
Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that it has provided a $31.5 million floating rate bridge loan to enable the acquisition of a mixed-use property located in South Bend, Indiana
The House passed a bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) and Carolyn Maloney (NY-14) that encourages investment in local infrastructure projects by rolling back a burdensome federal banking restriction.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit today against serial home repair fraudsters who allegedly scammed at least 41 Indianapolis-area residents out of more than $280,000 after conducting similar schemes against Ohio and Kentucky residents.
The House of Representatives today passed S.J. Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24, two resolutions that provide for congressional disapproval (under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code) of the EPA's unprecedented regulations on both new and existing fossil-fuel fired power plants
Congressman Pete Visclosky stated, “I applaud Mayor Meer and the leaders of Michigan City for utilizing this program to improve economic opportunities for the residents of Michigan City. I look forward to seeing the continued positive results of their great work.”