Donnelly Welcomes Federal Grants that Support Local Water and Soil Conservation Initiatives

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.

Rep. Todd Young renews call to enact his REINS Act on heels of Supreme...

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.

House Passes Safe Drinking Water Act to Protect People from Contaminated Water

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

Coats Statement on Supreme Court’s Stay of Obama Clean Power Plan

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

Rep. Messer responds to SCOTUS decision to delay the EPA’s Clean Power Plan

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

Coats, Donnelly Express Optimism about HUD Proposal to Clarify RV Definition

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was written decades ago, but technological advancements in the RV industry prompted regulatory authorities, using the outdated definition, to blur the line between RVs and manufactured homes.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.

Donnelly, Coats Express Optimism about HUD Proposal to Clarify RV Definition

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.

Hunt Mortgage Group Provides a Bridge Loan to Facilitate the Acquisition of a Mixed-Use...

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

House passes Messer-Maloney bill to encourage investment in local communities

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.

AG Zoeller files lawsuit against serial home repair scammers who stole $280K from Indy-area...

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.

Dr. Bucshon Votes to Keep Hoosier Energy Affordable

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

Visclosky Announces CDBG Award for Michigan City

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.”

Visclosky Announces HHS Awards for Community Health Centers

The grants are under the Health Center Cluster program. The funding aims to improve the operations and services provided at these centers. The grants include $378,112.00 for NorthShore Health Centers, $321,310.00 for HealthLinc, $279,196.00 for Community HealthNet, and $245,758.00 for Regional Mental Health Center.

Visclosky Announces FAA Award for the Michigan City Municipal Airport

This federal funding under the FAA’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP) will be used to remove tree obstructions and improve an existing runway. The funding also will be used to plan for a future runway extension and enable the airport to meet runway safety and protection zone standards.

Visclosky Announces U.S. Department of Transportation Funding for Transit-Oriented Development Planning Activities for the...

Congressman Pete Visclosky announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD) with $300,000 to implement transit-oriented development planning activities for the extension of the South Shore Railroad from Hammond to Dyer

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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.