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.

For many young Hoosiers, the path to a productive and successful future will involve a college degree. Likewise, Indiana’s future depends on the hard work and robust education of our students.

To assist families in planning ahead for college, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education has launched its annual campaign, College GO!

From children just starting school, to teenagers looking toward their next step after high school graduation, or adults planning to return to school, there are...

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I recently joined residents and City leaders to recap progress that’s been made on infrastructure projects throughout the City.

We’re seeing record-breaking investments in neighborhoods, with nearly $45 million in the past two years. The City’s investment in streets and sidewalks this year is more than $21 million.

Neighborhood improvements completed this year include:

*Nearly 75 miles of asphalt, concrete and chip and seal repairs to City streets

*Nearly 1,400 ADA ramps constructed

*More...

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Every once in awhile my office will receive a call or a letter from a citizen asking why somebody they know would be receiving assistance from our township. Often that citizen wants us to know that he or she thinks this person should not be getting our help for one reason or another. I take these inquiries seriously; after all I, too, am a taxpayer and I understand wanting confidence that my government is spending money wisely.

In the urban townships like Wayne, the main duty of the trustee is...

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In today’s competitive job market, quality internship experience can make the difference in landing a job.

The Indiana Senate Republican Caucus offers an exceptional internship program for students and recent graduates who are looking to build their resume with hands-on experience at the Statehouse.

During the 2016 session of the General Assembly, there are a variety of paid internship opportunities in the Senate’s legislative, legal, policy, communications and information technology...

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City Controller Pat Roller and I recently discussed the City of Fort Wayne’s proposed budget for 2016.

The balanced budget for 2016 continues my commitment to providing needed services to residents, neighborhoods, and businesses. The budget also reflects our position as a leader in economic development, job growth, strong neighborhoods and quality of life amenities that make Fort Wayne a destination place for families and businesses.

I continue to be encouraged by the positive momentum and...

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Are you one of those folks who have already started thinking about your holiday gift giving? I always shake my head when the stores start advertising Santa Claus even before the Halloween costumes are off their shelves. But here at Wayne Township we have to start thinking now, even before the leaves have changed, about our annual Holiday Celebration. In fact, we just last week sent out letters to our supporters alerting them that this year’s party will be held on Saturday, the 12th of December...

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