Waynedale Politial Commentaries

What are your Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana politicians working on for you? Local, regional and state wide politics can be found here written by your elected officials.

Each year, state and federal public safety agencies designate September as Preparedness Month – a time set aside to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for unexpected emergencies and natural disasters.

While no one anticipates having to face a disaster situation, we only have to follow the news to know that disasters do happen and often have a direct impact on the lives of local citizens.

As recently as this summer, Hoosiers have experienced tornados and other severe...

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Public safety continues to be a top priority of my administration as we’re committed to being the safest city possible for residents, neighborhoods, and businesses.

As a way to continue that commitment, we’re increasing staffing levels for the Fort Wayne Police Department and Fort Wayne Fire Department.

Nine lateral police officers have begun academy training to become fully commissioned Fort Wayne police officers. Seven males and two females are part of this process. Eight of the officers...

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Fall is just a few days away now, but I felt the season change some weeks back when I heard the first crickets chirping as I left for work one morning. We may have a changing climate to worry about, but it’s comforting to see and hear those little signs in nature that remain the same from one year to the next.

Autumn means many things to us here at Wayne Township—kids needing school supplies and clothes, the return of the heating season, the shorter days and longer nights that often mean a...

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The Indiana State Senate provides hands-on internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates with an interest in government, public policy and the legislative process.

A variety of full-time paid internship opportunities are available for the 2017 session of the General Assembly in the Senate Republicans’ legislative, legal, policy, communications and information technology offices:
Legislative interns will track and analyze bill data, provide constituent services, staff...

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Last month my office took part in a Community Health Assessment and Group Survey. Jered and Becca from Purdue University came to our office, took a tour and asked questions about the healthy habits of our workplace.

They wanted to know about the nutrition of the food and beverages in our vending machines, whether we encouraged healthy foods at our carry-ins, if we had drinking fountains and refrigerator and microwave access for employees to carry in homemade lunches. Did our workers have...

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Fort Wayne continues to be a place people are talking about. We’re experiencing momentum and investment in our downtown and neighborhoods like never before.

The Legacy fund is assisting us in our efforts to be a point of destination and a national leader in creating and retaining jobs and providing businesses and residents with an excellent quality of life.

Fort Wayne is unique in that we’ve put aside significant capital for financial growth and stability through the Legacy fund. It’s money...

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