Today, Congressman Luke Messer (IN-06) was officially appointed to serve on the House Committee on Financial Services. “Congressman Messer will be a valuable asset to the Financial Services Committee,” said Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX ). “I look forward to working with him to foster competitive capital markets, cut the burden of federal red tape, and end the phenomenon of ‘too big to fail,’ all to help the best housing and jobs program known to man—the free enterprise system.”
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Noblesville may have missed out bringing the second cyclotron in the world to the city when Positron Corp. walked away from plans in July 2012, but a potential developer’s agreement will provide Noblesville with another chance. On May 27, the Noblesville Common Council will discuss a new $30 million deal to bring Zevacor Molecular, an independently-owned healthcare firm that manufactures and distributes radiopharmaceuticals, to the city. In November, Zevacor purchased the first 70 MeV Cyclotron dedicated to medical use in the United States from Ion Beam Applications.
Now that the Indiana House Ethics Committee has refused to find Representative Turner in violation of an ethics code, and he has been re-nominated by his constituents, I would like to discuss a much more important question. I will not discuss either decision nor will I pass judgment whether Representative Turner could have more ethically handled his legislative duties.
The question is: If a citizens legislature creates such catastrophic governmental problems, what is the alternative?
Race car fans can meet Indy 500 drivers at the “Last Row Party” on Thursday, May 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. This annual event — in its 42nd year — honors and roasts the three drivers who make up the last or 11th row of the Indianapolis 500 race.
This past week, the House Ethics Committee cleared Rep. P. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, of any impropriety in the defeat of the proposed nursing home moratorium. With the Ethics Committee investigation complete, I am grateful for this opportunity to address the moratorium issue.
Hammond is moving its recycling program from a division of the Department of Public Works to a private contractor. The city entered a 10-year agreement with Republic Services of Indiana, and will change the recycling program to a one-bin system starting July 1.
Dan Seitz has more than four decades of experience representing diverse public policy interests in the Indiana legislature and working with Indiana regulatory agencies. Prior to joining Bose Public Affairs Group as a principal and serving as managing principal of the firm from 2002 through 2011, Seitz was chairman of the Public Affairs Practice Group of Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Before joining Bose McKinney & Evans, he was the vice president of governmental relations for Lincoln National Corp. based in Fort Wayne, Ind.