VISCLOSKY ANNOUNCES FAA GRANT AWARD FOR THE MICHIGAN CITY MUNICIPAL-PHILLIPS FIELD AIRPORT

Congressman Visclosky announced today that the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a grant for the Michigan City Municipal-Phillips Field Airport

Donnelly Speaks to HUD Secretary Regarding East Chicago Lead Contamination

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly spoke last evening with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro to press HUD to continue assisting in the safe relocation of the families in the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago. More than 1,000 residents have been impacted by high levels of lead and arsenic in the surrounding soil.

ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Triple Net Leased Family Dollar

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant new construction Family Dollar located at 19132 State Route 52 in Metamora, IN for $1,465,000

Proclamation declares June as Homeownership Month in Indiana

Governor Mike Pence issued a Proclamation that was delivered by Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb this morning, declaring June as Homeownership Month in Indiana. The Lt. Governor was joined by members of the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA), Indiana Builders Association (IBA), Indiana Association of REALTORS (IAR), Indiana Mortgage Bankers Association (IMBA) and Habitat for Humanity of Indiana for a special reading of the Proclamation and Celebration of Homeownership Month at the Indiana Statehouse.

AG Zoeller, Clark County Auditor Snelling warn about tax sale fraud targeting homeowners

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Clark County Auditor Monty Snelling are joining forces to help prevent fraud targeting Hoosier homeowners. Zoeller said fraudsters have found ways to victimize homeowners who fall behind on their property taxes and have their homes listed at tax sale.

Lt. Governor, State and Local Officials Kick Off INDOT 2016 Construction Season

Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb joined Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness, construction industry leaders, and officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation today to kick off the State’s 2016 construction season. The event took place near the project site for construction of the new I-69 interchange at 106th Street in Fishers. During the event, INDOT launched #INDOTDrivesIndiana, an enhanced public awareness campaign to keep Hoosiers up to date on the more than 770 road and bridge projects scheduled to begin across Indiana during 2016.

Donnelly, Coats ask HUD to Adopt New Definition of RVs

U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) submitted a letter to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) asking the department to adopt a new definition of recreation vehicles (RVs) that is clear and easy to apply.

Visclosky Joins Members of the Indiana Congressional Delegation to Support the Indiana Application for...

Congressman Visclosky recently joined six other Members of the Indiana Congressional Delegation to support the application by the State of Indiana for additional housing foreclosure prevention and blight elimination funding

EPA proposes adding Riverside Groundwater Contamination site in Indianapolis to Superfund cleanup list

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposal to add the Riverside Groundwater Contamination site in Indianapolis to the National Priorities List. The NPL is EPA’s list of Superfund sites. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites in the country

Justice Department Obtains $130,000 Settlement in Lawsuit Against Indiana Mobile Home Park for Discriminating...

The Justice Department announced that the corporate owner and agent of Gentle Manor Estates have agreed to pay $130,000 to settle a Justice Department lawsuit alleging familial status discrimination. The settlement must still be approved by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Contract Awarded to Prevent Whitewater River Erosion Near IN 121

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded a $332,000 contract to Milestone Contractors to construct erosion control measures along the Whitewater River near State Road 121 between Laurel and US Highway 52.

AG Zoeller: Indiana real estate, foreclosure fraud victims receive more than $70K from Consumer...

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced today that 29 victims of real estate scams and foreclosure-relief fraud are receiving payments from the state’s Consumer Protection Assistance Fund (CPAF)

Bucshon, Congress back court challenge to Obama’s climate plan

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.

Todd Young backs Indiana and 27 states seeking to overturn EPA 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

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ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal

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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Net Leased Family Dollar

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant Family Dollar located at 200 Bruner Road in La Fontaine, Indiana for $1,368,478.