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Senate Panel to Consider Charbonneau’s Bill Lifting Sunday Motorcycle Sales Ban

January 19, 2012
Senate Panel to Consider Charbonneau’s Bill Lifting Sunday Motorcycle Sales Ban

01/20/12 The Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Development will consider State Senator Ed Charbonneau’s proposal lifting Indiana’s ban on Sunday motorcycle sales on Friday, January 20th. Senate Bill 192 will be heard in the Senate Chamber at 10 a.m. Proceedings may be viewed online by visiting www.in.gov/legislative/2441.htm. Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) said he is working...
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Charbonneau Selected as 2011 Henry Toll Fellow

September 7, 2011
Charbonneau Selected as 2011 Henry Toll Fellow

09/08/11 State Senator Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) has been selected to participate in this year’s prestigious Henry Toll Fellowship Program sponsored by the Council of State Governments (CSG). Charbonneau will join 47 others from across the nation Sept. 9-14 at the training event in Lexington, Ky.  He will be the only Indiana official participating in...
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Charbonneau to co-chair Regional Panel on U.S.-Canadian Trade, Border Policies

August 10, 2011
Charbonneau to co-chair Regional Panel on U.S.-Canadian Trade, Border Policies

08/11/11 State Senator Ed Charbonneau is now co-vice chair of a regional panel of provincial and state legislators tasked with examining U.S.-Canadian trade and border security efforts. Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) was recently appointed by the Council of State Governments as an officer of the Midwestern Legislative Conference Midwest-Canada Relations Committee. In his post, he will...
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Sen. Charbonneau Ranks Among Indiana’s Most Pro-Job, Pro-Economy Policymakers

July 18, 2011
Sen. Charbonneau Ranks Among Indiana’s Most Pro-Job, Pro-Economy Policymakers

07/19/11 State Senator Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) tied for third place in the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s rankings of the state’s 50 Senate members and their votes in favor of pro-jobs, pro-economy policies. Charbonneau is credited by the statewide organization – representing the interests of more than 26,000 Hoosier businesses, their employees and customers –...
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Charbonneau to Chair Illiana Expressway Study Committee

July 12, 2011
Charbonneau to Chair Illiana Expressway Study Committee

07/13/11 Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) today appointed State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) as chair of the Illiana Expressway Proposal Review Committee. Charbonneau said the panel will continue to evaluate the Illiana Expressway project, a 55-mile superhighway that will connect northwest Indiana with northeast Illinois. Long also tapped Charbonneau to...
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Charbonneau Vows to Uphold 4th Amendment Rights and Help Reverse Indiana Supreme Court Ruling, Clarify Indiana Law

May 19, 2011
Charbonneau Vows to Uphold 4th Amendment Rights and Help Reverse Indiana Supreme Court Ruling, Clarify Indiana Law

05/20/11 State Senator Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) announced Wednesday he will work to uphold constitutional rights provided by the 4th Amendment and help reverse the recent high court ruling on police entry by clarifying state self-defense laws in the 2012 legislative session.   “This ruling is troubling, because it signals that police have the right to enter...
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State Sen. Charbonneau Achieves Perfect Voting Attendance Record

May 16, 2011
State Sen. Charbonneau Achieves Perfect Voting Attendance Record

05/17/11  State SenatorEd Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) was recognized Monday by Senate President Pro Tempore David Long (R-Fort Wayne) for achieving a perfect voting attendance record during the 2011 legislative session. “Senator Charbonneau is a leader who not only makes sure his constituents’ voices are heard in the legislature, he rarely misses hearings and is highly accessible to...
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Charbonneau: New Law Helps Nonprofits like Habitat for Humanity Continue Offering Homes to Hoosiers

April 27, 2011
Charbonneau: New Law Helps Nonprofits like Habitat for Humanity Continue Offering Homes to Hoosiers

04/28/11 A new Indiana law will help nonprofit organizations providing home ownership opportunities to low-income families by continuing access to zero-interest mortgages and special protections against private lenders. Groups like Habitat for Humanity work with volunteers that help build or renovate homes for Hoosiers in need. Habitat houses are sold to partner families at...
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Charbonneau: Senate Backs Bill Capitalizing on State Agency Purchasing Power

March 29, 2011
Charbonneau: Senate Backs Bill Capitalizing on State Agency Purchasing Power

03/30/11 Indiana Senate lawmakers voted 49-1 Tuesday in support of a “Buy Indiana” initiative, enhancing a state agency’s ability to purchase supplies manufactured or assembled by Indiana businesses.  House Bill 1183, co-sponsored by State Senator Ed Charbonneau the Rep. forom Valparaiso,  in the upper chamber, allows Indiana businesses to be chosen over lower out-of-state bidders...
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Fighting Meth In Indiana

February 23, 2011
Fighting Meth In Indiana

02/24/11 In the wake of year-end reports that law enforcement seized nearly 1,400 meth labs in 2010, Senate legislators voted 46-3 today in support of a bill co-authored by State Sen. Ed Charbonneau (R-Valparaiso) providing a new weapon in the fight against the narcotic. Senate Bill 503 works to curb the manufacturing of methamphetamines...
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