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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

June 5, 2012

06/06/12 When people say they have a hard time trusting what their government tells them, this is the kind of thing they mean. Here is a recent announcement from the Hoosier Lottery:             “The Indiana State Lottery Commission announced today it will seek proposals from private-sector firms for a broad scope of services in...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

May 31, 2012

06/01/12  A legislative session draws most of the public’s attention, but it is during the interim when most of the detail work is done by members of the Indiana General Assembly. From now through the end of the summer, lawmakers will begin meeting in interim study committees to look at some of the more...
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A May Message from Mark Neidig

May 16, 2012
A May Message from Mark Neidig

05/17/12 April was another incredible month for the Kanzius Cancer Research Foundation and our efforts to make the dream of John Kanzius a reality.  For the third year, the Tribeca Film Festival has handed out Disruptive Innovators awards and this year, the Kanzius Foundation was recognized for achievements in cancer research! Dr. Steven Curley,...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

April 13, 2012

INDIANAPOLIS – These have not been the best of times for the Daniels Administration. For a governor fond of bragging nationally that his administration should serve as a shining example of how to run the machinery of government, a number of recent events have demonstrated that these folks are just as fallible as previous...
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MAKING WAVES OpEd for March 2012

March 13, 2012
MAKING WAVES OpEd for March 2012

03/14/12 The Punctuation of Life Mark A. Neidig, Sr. I should know better than to go to a show on the “Great White Way” that is about cancer.  But, while I was in New York City last week, I had the opportunity to attend a limited engagement of Margaret Edson’s Off-Broadway production of W;t. ...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

March 13, 2012

03/14/12 The end of any legislative session causes conflicting feelings for those of us who take part in the process. You go into any session hoping that you can pass a few bills that can help improve the lives of the people of Indiana. You want to see things done that get Hoosiers back...
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Friend Report: Helping our neighbors to strengthen Indiana

March 8, 2012
Friend Report: Helping our neighbors to strengthen Indiana

  The month of March always makes me wary.  For many years I have described March as God’s dirty trick to get us from February to April.  Please forgive me if you disagree, but just watch out for the weather! On Friday, March 2, I had the unique opportunity to give a graduation speech...
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Friend Report: Making the most of one extra day

March 5, 2012

03/06/12  2012 is a leap year, and I have always had some questions about its origin.  Why does February have one more day every four years?  Couldn’t the calendar makers get it right many years ago?  The truth seems to be that a year is really 365.25 days.  It takes that long for our...
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

February 24, 2012

02/27/12 Even though there are only two weeks left in the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly… And even though the majority leaders of both the Indiana House and Senate show no interest in passing anything of substance this session to help Hoosier families… I still believe there is time to address serious...
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Icy Road

February 23, 2012

02/24/12 This morning (Thursday, February 23) on the new Pioneer Drive going from Jefferson south to 17 there was almost a horrendous accident. The county needs to salt not only the road past the ”Correctional Center” but also going south to 17. The road was icy with freezing fog this morning. How anyone kept...
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