Brian Scott

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Governor Pence Issues Statement on Carbon Dioxide Regulations

Indianapolis – Governor Mike Pence issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issuing its final regulations limiting carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.  Known as the Clean Power Plan, the regulations impose a carbon dioxide emissions reduction requirement on each state.   “When it …

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Lt. Governor Ellspermann Requesting EPA to Take Action on Proposed Renewable Volume Requirements for 2014-16

INDIANAPOLIS – Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann is requesting that the U.S. Environmental Protection (EPA) take swift action on setting renewable energy volume requirements for 2014, 2015 and 2016.  In a letter to the EPA Administrator, the Lt. Governor noted that the proposed reductions and uncertainty in the volumes requirements significantly …

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Ricker's Donates $500K to New Anderson Ivy Tech Campus

ANDERSON, In – On Thursday, August 6, Ivy Tech Community College, the country’s largest community college, will host a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new Anderson campus. The event will take place at the new campus located at 815 E 60th St in Anderson, Indiana. The reception will begin …

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Coats Named 2015 “Hero of Main Street”

INDIANAPOLIS – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) has been named a 2015 Hero of Main Street by the National Retail Federation for advocating federal policies that support the growth of local retailers. “Indiana’s recent economic successes are driven by Hoosier small businesses, and we need to continue to encourage them through …

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Coats Supports Bipartisan Highway Funding Bills

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.) today supported a bipartisan bill – the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act – that would provide long-term transportation funding and reforms to address key infrastructure needs across the country. The DRIVE Act, which passed the Senate 65 …

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Coats Column: Congress Should Reject Iran Deal

Coats Column: Congress Should Reject Iran Deal Senator Dan Coats I have read through the 159 page Iran deal, considered analysis from a wide variety of leading foreign policy experts on the pros and cons of this agreement and reviewed the deal’s classified annexes. The more I read, the more …

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