Political Notebook

  • Allen Right to Life PAC endorses 24
    The Allen County Right to Life Political Action Committee announced Wednesday it has endorsed 24 candidates in the Nov. 4 election for federal, state, county and school board seats.
  • Hoosiers asked to help make Indiana more competitive
    The Indiana Department of Revenue on Monday released a report of ideas and recommendations generated at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference in June.
  • Stutzman’s wife on ‘19 Kids’
    Christy Stutzman, wife of Congressman Marlin Stutzman, made a surprise appearance last Tuesday night on the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting.

Cox named to committees

House Speaker Brian Bosma has assigned new state Rep. Casey Cox, R-Fort Wayne, to serve on three legislative committees.

He was tapped by a local caucus to serve the remainder of Phyllis Pond's term. She died in September after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis.

Cox will serve on the Elections and Apportionment Committee; the Judiciary Committee; and the Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee.

The 2014 legislative session begins Jan. 6