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Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

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June 8, 2015
Senator Head Supported New Law on Dyslexia

This year the General Assembly worked to support students with dyslexia, which is a reading and learning disorder that affects 20 percent of American students. One of the challenges of dyslexia is that it can be tricky to diagnose because poor reading and writing skills are often mistaken for other disabilities. Teachers are frequently unable to...
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Senator Head Reviews Senate Budget

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April 13, 2015
Senator Head Reviews Senate Budget

This week, the Senate Republicans released their version of the state budget proposal for the next two years.  House Bill 1001, commonly known as the “budget bill,” passed out of the Senate Committee on Appropriations by a vote of 8-3. HB 1001 is a balanced budget that focuses on funding Indiana’s most important needs...
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Senator Head Highlights House Bills the Senate to Consider in second half of Session

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March 10, 2015
Senator Head Highlights House Bills the Senate to Consider in second half of Session

This week start of the second half of the Indiana General Assembly’s 2015 legislative session. The Senate will now consider bills that passed out of the House during the first half of session. Senator Randy Head took time to highlight some important issues the Senate will address. Head said, “The Senate is committed to...
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Senator Head Highlights Education Legislation being Considered

February 9, 2015
Senator Head Highlights Education Legislation being Considered

State Senator Randy Head said last week, “I plan to provide periodic updates on noteworthy education legislation being discussed by the Indiana General Assembly.” Below are three bills that were considered by the Senate last week: Senate Bill 566 aims to streamline student testing by replacing ISTEP+ and I-READ with one testing product. This bill...
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Senator Head Discusses Senate Crime Bills Passes through Committee

February 4, 2015
Senator Head Discusses Senate Crime Bills Passes through Committee

When a community is threatened by violent crime, it isn’t just the direct victims who suffer.   Families, schools, the economy and the entire area’s quality of life are also harmed. State Senator Randy Head said, “As your state senator, it’s my job to pass laws that will provide our police officers and courts the...
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Senator Head Senate Update

January 27, 2015
Senator Head Senate Update

In his Senate Update, Senator Randy Head said, “I am working to advance ideas that will improve our state and local communities.”Senator Head is keeping his constituents up to date on some of the legislative proposals he’s authored this session. You can click on the bill numbers below to learn more about some of...
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Senator Head Named Chair of Local Governement Committee

December 7, 2014
Senator Head Named Chair of Local Governement Committee

State Senator Randy Head was named chair of the Senate Committee on Local Government for the 119th General Assembly. The Local Government Committee gives lawmakers the ability to address issues specific to the cities, towns and rural communities around Indiana. Head said, “I look forward to leading this committee as we will likely discuss...
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Organization Day of the IN General Assembly

November 24, 2014
Organization Day of the IN General Assembly

Last week, the Indiana General Assembly convened at the Statehouse in preparation for the 2015 legislative session. The Senate welcomed eight newly elected senators, who took the oath of office surrounded by fellow legislators and family. Tuesday’s gathering of state lawmakers, known as Organization Day, also provided opportunities to begin discussing legislative topics and...
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Senator Head Promoting Indiana Job Growth

November 18, 2014
Senator Head Promoting Indiana Job Growth

Indiana’s tax climate is eighth-best in the nation, according to rankings recently released by the non-partisan Tax Foundation. State Senator Randy Head recently released his thoughts on economics in Indiana. The Tax Foundation’s 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index noted Indiana’s commitment to phasing down its corporate income tax from 7 percent to 4.9...
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Senator Head Highlights Culver School Corp.

November 16, 2014
Senator Head Highlights Culver School Corp.

Indiana Senator Randy Head, representing the 18th district wanted to highlight one of the school corporations in his district. The Culver Community School Corporation is fully committed to providing its students with individualized instruction to produce the best academic results. The corporation recently received an “A” grade from the Indiana Department of Education, and...
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