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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

December 19, 2011

12/20/11 You may have heard the news that the governor’s people “found” $320 million of your tax dollars the other day.             You also may have noticed that the governor greeted this news with little more than a shrug of his shoulders, an “Oops,” and a promise to do better next time. One wonders...
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Chamber President Looks Back Over Year

December 15, 2011
Chamber President Looks Back Over Year

12/16/11 The month of December provides us with valuable time to reflect on the past year and get things in order to start the New Year on the right foot. My reflections on my time as Chamber President leave me filled with pride and an overwhelming feeling of optimism. This year has been nothing...
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Focus on Right to Work

December 12, 2011

12/12/11 I have wanted to write a response to Dembowski and the Democrate’s talking points from the November 23rd “Speak out”, but had not gotten it done yet.  The viewpoint from Brian Bosma really sums up what I wanted to say in regards to the “right to work” issue.  If you don’t mind I...
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MAKING WAVES for December 2011

December 7, 2011
MAKING WAVES for December 2011

12/08/11        Are we there yet? – the journey to human trials It’s a familiar question asked by children when traveling to grandma’s house or on vacation. Mom and Dad know exactly where the family is heading but they aren’t counting on a traffic jam, slick roads, a flat tire, or other unplanned pit stops....
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STATEHOUSE REPORT FROM REP. NANCY DEMBOWSKI

November 23, 2011

11/23/11 We returned to the Statehouse this week to prepare for the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Organization Day is usually a ceremonial time for lawmakers. We hear a few speeches, file bills, and start to gear up for the start of session in earnest on January 4. This will be the...
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Listener Question for Congressman Donnelly

November 10, 2011

Ask why our President is touring America in a Canadian Made RV? Tom Flynn Response:  The Secret Service made the decision to purchase two buses from a Quebec-based manufacturer because they produced the only model that could support the weight of security and communication equipment the Secret Service needs.  President Obama has used one...
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MAKING WAVES, November 2011

November 7, 2011
MAKING WAVES, November 2011

11/08/11 For the past thirty-one consecutive days in October, I made a concerted effort to wear the breast cancer color, pink.  While this was no easy task, neither is living with cancer.  Wearing pink every day constantly reminded me that cancer never takes a break. I can’t believe it’s already November – National Pancreatic...
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Former Citizen’s Incident in Downtown

November 4, 2011

Hello,   My name is Susan and I am a former resident of Plymouth.  I was in town this past week, visiting my family.  I was shopping the downtown area  during the day while my kids and grandkids were at work and school.  A tall gentleman threw his cigarette butt out towards the road,...
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The End of Culver?

November 3, 2011

A Culver group warns of near apocalyptic consequences should the proposed NextEra Wind Farm be approved.  Humans may suffer headaches, blurred vision, dizziness, depression, etc.  Farm animals may become sick, die, suffer birth defects, decreased dairy and egg production, etc.  Birds, bats, butterflies, fish, etc. may be killed or abandon the area.  Yes, even...
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Concerned Property Owners of Southern M.C.

November 1, 2011

11/02/11 The October 24th What’s Your Opinion show on WTCA featured four guests who are land owners with NextEra wind turbines on their property. The show host questioned the landowners regarding various nuisances the turbines may pose such as noise, shadow flicker, environmental and local economic impact, etc. To our surprise, after doing some...
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