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.”
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.