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February 6, 2018


Township Reform Bill Dies Without Vote In House

House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) says members of the GOP caucus - many of whom represent rural areas - had concerns with the township reform bill.

February 1, 2018


House Rejects Effort To Give Voters Say In Township Consolidation

Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) proposed an amendment that would require voters to approve of consolidation before it went forward.

January 16, 2018


House Committee Cautiously Begins Debate On Township Reform Bill

A House committee cautiously began debate on a bill that would force more than three hundred townships across the state to consolidate.

January 4, 2018


House GOP Agenda: Township Reform, Drug Treatment Centers

Legislation this session could eliminate nearly a third of all Indiana townships – potentially getting rid of more than 1,200 elected officials.

August 23, 2011


Council Reviews Township Budgets – But Why?

Some council members say they’re confused about their involvement since they have no authority over other governmental budgets.

July 12, 2011


Lieutenant Governor Pushes For Local Government Reform

Lieutenant Governor Skillman will make a final push to enact local government restructuring next year, visiting all 92 counties in Indiana before her term ends.

January 11, 2011


Local Representatives Respond to State of State Address

Representatives Peggy Welch and Matt Pierce issued responses following Governor Mitch Daniel's annual address to the legislature.

February 10, 2010


Three Township Government Proposals, Few Solutions

Several bills filed this legislative session focus on reforming or eliminating government at the township level.

December 11, 2007


Legislators Address Local Government Reform Report

On Tuesday, a blue-ribbon commission evaluating the efficiency of local government in Indiana called for reducing or abolishing township government.

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