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.

Internships are essential to getting ahead in today's competitive job market. The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus offers a variety of full-time internships for students to gain experience and get a closer look at the state legislature.

The Senate's internship program is well-respected and provides a number of benefits including receiving academic credit, scholarship opportunities and a biweekly stipend of $700. Applications for the 2015 legislative session are now available to college...

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I had a great time at the recent Waynedale News celebration. It was a neat opportunity to meet with you and talk about the positive momentum we're seeing in our City.

I'm pleased to be a part of The Waynedale News and its efforts to inform and educate the community. Keep up the tremendous work and thank you for having me as a guest.
As we continue to work together to make a meaningful difference, I wanted to share a success story.

The City of Fort Wayne recently hosted the Indiana Association...

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I really enjoyed visiting with Waynedale residents at the 82nd anniversary celebration of The Waynedale News on Friday, September 12. I had a chance to visit with some really special people, both readers and writers. The food was great! Hopefully there will be another 82 years for the newspaper!

Let's have some fun today! I have taken some parts of my older articles and changed the spelling of some words. Try to come up with the correct spelling of the words. The answers are at the bottom of...

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Indiana's economy is growing and advancing. Our workforce must also grow and adapt to meet the demands of a competitive job market.

Vocational training and a college education are becoming more vital for securing high-quality, long-term employment. With that in mind, it's never too early to prepare young Hoosiers for college.

To get elementary, middle and high schools across the state more involved and informed about preparing these students for college, Learn More Indiana facilitates College...

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A commitment to developing healthier lifestyles was unveiled recently as part of an innovative program created by Fort Wayne resident Chris Blake and endorsed by my office.

Operation F4 - Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) is a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement lifestyle changes that include fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities. OPF4's mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016.

How OPF4 works:
-Sign up as individuals...

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When I was a child, I associated the Labor Day Holiday with the start of the Fall school session, because it always began the Wednesday after Labor Day. Now the return begins before Labor Day for most schools. When heading to work in the early morning hours, I see children carrying their book bags or back packs, and heading to their bus stops. Some bags appear to be too heavy or too large for the children.

On one particular day I saw my 5 year old nephew after he attended a day of...

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