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Rep. Linda Lawson to host public office hours + Statehouse 101 presentation

Rep. Linda Lawson to host public office hours + Statehouse 101 presentation
For immediate release: Sept. 29, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - State Rep. Linda Lawson (D-Hammond) has scheduled “Public Office Hours” in Indiana House District 1 and a “Statehouse 101” presentation for Thursday, Oct. 16. The “Public Office Hours” will be held from 1-3 p.m. at the Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., and the “Statehouse 101” presentation will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Woodmar Methodist Church, 7320 Northcote Ave., in Hammond. “The 'Public Office Hours' will be an Read More...

Rep. Smith urges participation for elderly support group

Rep. Smith urges participation for elderly support group
For immediate release: Sept. 23, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) is encouraging Lake County residents to volunteer for a group that has a special outreach to the elderly. The not-for-profit Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly (LBFE) coordinates visits by volunteers to senior citizens who have little contact with other people. “The group has an interesting and uplifting philosophy,” said Smith. “The motto is ‘flowers before bread’ which means that Read More...

Those enrolled for coverage through ACA exchanges need to carefully monitor their options

Those enrolled for coverage through ACA exchanges need to carefully monitor their options
For immediate release: Sept. 22, 2014         STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Ed DeLaney (D-Indianapolis) today issued the following statement on continuing efforts to ensure that as many Hoosiers as possible are able to benefit from the Affordable Care Act:       "I continue to monitor the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in hopes that as many Hoosiers as possible can benefit from it. Now that the ACA is reaching its first anniversary, those who have enrolled for coverage on the exchanges need Read More...