Sen. Merritt, Attorney General Zoeller Team Up With College Students to Discuss Life-Saving Legislation

Sen. Merritt, Attorney General Zoeller Team Up With College Students to Discuss Life-Saving Legislation

STATEHOUSE (Jan. 21, 2014) — State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) will be joined by Attorney General Greg Zoeller, Indiana college students and other advocates on Wednesday, Jan. 22, to discuss expansion of Indiana’s Lifeline Law and report legislative progress. On Wednesday, the Senate Committee on Judiciary will hear Merritt’s proposal to provide legal immunity to [...]

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Sen. Merritt: Bill to Increase Outdoor Event Safety in Indiana Approved by Key Senate Committee

Sen. Merritt: Bill to Increase Outdoor Event Safety in Indiana Approved by Key Senate Committee

STATEHOUSE (March 5, 2013)— House Bill 1069, sponsored by State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) to increase outdoor event safety in Indiana, today passed the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, Transportation and Veterans Affairs by a 6-1 vote. Merritt said HB 1069 would make temporary statutes permanent, to authorize the Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission [...]

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Sen. Merritt Honored for Work to Combat Underage Drinking, Save Lives

Sen. Merritt Honored for Work to Combat Underage Drinking, Save Lives

STATEHOUSE (March 4, 2013)— The Century Council recently honored State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis) with its 2012 Leadership Award for his efforts to combat underage drinking and save young lives in Indiana. He was one of 17 legislators nationwide to be recognized. In 2012, Merritt authored Indiana’s “Lifeline Law” to encourage young Hoosiers to call [...]

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[s31] Media Advisory: Sen. Merritt, State Leaders...

[s31] Media Advisory: Sen. Merritt, State Leaders to Host Public Forum on Abandoned Homes in Muncie (11/19/2013)

Start Date:  11/19/2013  Start Time:  12:00 AM End Date:  11/19/2013 STATEHOUSE (Nov. 19, 2013) — State Sen. Jim Merritt (R-Indianapolis), the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and other state leaders will hold a public forum in Muncie on Wednesday to address blighted, vacant and abandoned homes. • Who: Sen. Jim Merritt, Office of [...]

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