State health and safety officials say federal money for emergency preparedness planning has been inconsistent.
5th District Congresswoman Susan Brooks introduced The Respecting the Institution of Congress Act.
Legislators say the are ready to get to work with just two months before another showdown, over raising the debt limit and avoiding automatic spending cuts.
Only two of Indiana's Republican Congress members have not signed a pledge to never raise taxes.
Reske lashed out at Brooks because of the GOP national platform, but Brooks may have a different view than national Republicans.
Scott Reske won the Democratic primary and Susan Brooks led the Republican primary.
The 5th district covers Pendleton, Carmel, and Westfield.
Congressional candidates go door-to-door in an attempt to win over undecided voters.
With David McIntosh away, some of his opponents seized the chance to criticize his residency.
Burton says he thinks his departure will add to what is already a crowded GOP primary field.