Brian Scott

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Coats Highlights DEA’s Double Payments to Amtrak Employees

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee, delivered his weekly “Waste of the Week” speech and highlighted $864,161 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) paid to two Amtrak employees for information that Amtrak employees were already required to provide to the DEA as part …

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Governor Pence Praises HIP 2.0 on First Anniversary

By Governor Mike Pence Last week marked the first anniversary of the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 and today more than 370,000 low-income Hoosiers are enrolled in a program based on personal responsibility and empowering people to take ownership of their healthcare choices. The success of HIP 2.0 is a …

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Coats Statement on Anemic GDP Growth

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the chairman the Joint Economic Committee, today issued the following statement regarding newly released Gross Domestic Product (GDP) estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which revealed economic output in the United States slowed to an annual rate of 0.7 percent for the …

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Watch for School Busses with Stop Arms Extended

Peru – Recently, officers working from the Indiana State Police Peru Post have fielded complaints of motorists disregarding school bus stop arms when bus drivers were picking up or dropping off children. During the early morning and late afternoon hours there will be increased bus traffic and children waiting or …

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Coats Honors Principal Susan Jordan on Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today spoke on the Senate floor and honored Principal Susan Jordan of Amy Beverland Elementary School in Marion County. Principal Jordan tragically passed away earlier this week saving the lives of several students. “The Gospel of John tells us ‘greater love has no …

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Key committee passes bill returning $550M to local communities

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2016) – The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee voted unanimously Wednesday in support of State Rep. Todd Huston’s (R-Fishers) bill returning $550 million to local governments.   “We understand that local governments face unique challenges in funding much-needed services, particularly in maintaining and improving local roads and …

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