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  1. Mentoring Minds Takes the Privacy Pledge, Emphasizing Long-Term...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | PRWeb

    At Mentoring Minds, protecting the privacy of student information is a long-term high priority and signing the Pledge is an opportunity to re-articulate that commitment along with other education leaders. Mentoring Minds, a national provider of K-12 educational resources, announced today it signed the Privacy Pledge, an initiative of The Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association designed to safeguard privacy regarding the collection, maintenance and use of student personal information.


  2. House Passes Second CR in Near-Empty ChamberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Roll Call

    With Messer presiding over a near-empty chamber Friday, the House approved a continuing resolution to keep the government running into next week. The House quietly passed another continuing resolution Friday that would fund the government through Wednesday, providing the Senate more time, if needed, to pass the longer-term "cromnibus" - but also raising questions about the procedure for a bill that was unexpectedly passed in a nearly empty House chamber.


  3. Li'l Luke Russert Sneers At Elizabeth Warren On AirRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Crooks and Liars

    ... Majority Leader Eric Cantor have it for taking a job with investment bank Moelis & Co. Republican Representative Luke Messer seems to think he can sell a crap sandwich as a crab sandwich when it comes to student loans. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell ...


  4. New House GOP Policy Chair Messer Prioritizes Action on Obamacare, ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | News Max

    As Congress prepares to adjourn in the twilight days of the 113th Congress and prepare for the 114th to convene in January, just-elected House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Luke Messer of Indiana spelled out the course of action he wants his colleagues to take on "red meat" issues such as Obamacare and immigration. Last month, Messer, onetime Capitol Hill staffer and Indiana state legislator, pulled off a rare feat by joining the leadership team of his party weeks after winning his second term in the House.


  5. Report: Obamacare Offers a $3,000 Incentive to Hire Amnestied Illegals Over Native-Born AmericansRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 |

    While Republican lawmakers have already expressed concern that President Obama's executive amnesty will have a negative impact on unemployed Americans, The Washington Times is highlighting another aspect of Obama's actions that will make competing with amnestied illegal immigrants for jobs that much more of an uphill climb. Nearly five million illegal immigrants will be eligible for legal status and work permits under President Obama's amnesty.


  6. Rep. Messer: Obamacare Gives Firms Reason to Hire IllegalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | News Max

    Obamacare will give an incentive for employers to hire illegal immigrants with legal status over U.S. citizens, a situation that could significantly affect jobs because of President Barack Obama's Nov. 20 executive order on immigration, said Rep. Luke Messer. When Obamacare's employer mandate takes effect in 2015, large companies will have to offer healthcare insurance to each of its full-time employees, or face a $2,000 penalty.


  7. Indiana officials critical of Obama for acting alone on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    Indiana officials critical of Obama for acting alone on immigration Check out this story on People stand near the U.S.-Mexico border wall Wednesday in Calexico, Calif. President Barack Obama was set to announce executive action on immigration reform Thursday evening.


  8. A welcome to Washington as orientation beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Effingham Herald

    Wednesday, Nov. 12: After a primary, runoff, general election and more than 19 months of campaigning, I am finally in Washington, D.C., for orientation for representatives-elect of the 114th Congress. I actually came up late in the afternoon the day before after participating in Savannah's Veterans Day Parade at the invitation of the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies.


  9. Jenkins aims to change country's directionRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    Jenkins, who served as the vice-chair of the House Republican Conference from 2013-14, was re-elected to serve in the same position for the upcoming 2015-16 Congress, according to a news release.


  10. Chairmanship awaits Banks upon returnRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 |

    Columbia City Republican state Sen. Jim Banks got his first committee chairmanship last week when Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, made the appointments. But he won't be able to chair the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and the Military during the 2015 session because he is serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Navy.


  11. PoliticsIndiana's Messer tapped for No. 5 House GOP spotIndiana's...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | WHAS11

    Messer won a closed-door battle for control of the Republican Policy Committee on Thursday, becoming the only member of Indiana's congressional delegation in Republican leadership. Indiana's Messer tapped for No.


  12. New Leaders: Messer, Wicker, Tester, Warren, Klobuchar -- How Reid...Read the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Politico

    CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP RESULTS: We're just going to stick to the new faces and competitive races at the top, since for the most part America can expect the same leaders next year that they have now. House Republicans: Rep. Luke Messer of Indiana won the race to serve as GOP Policy Committee Chairman in the House, a job that helped springboard Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford to the Senate.


  13. Messer elected to GOP House leadership slotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Palladium-Item

    Messer elected to GOP House leadership slot Indiana Rep. Luke Messer was elected Thursday to the No. 5 House GOP leadership slot.


  14. Indiana Rep. Luke Messer wins key House GOP postRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Indianapolis Star

    Indiana Rep. Luke Messer wins key House GOP post The Shelbyville Republican will serve as chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee. Check out this story on Indiana Rep. Luke Messer was elected Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, to the No.


  15. Three Republicans Vote Against Boehner For Speaker In Voice VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    Three members of the House Republican caucus voted against John Boehner's re-election to the Speakership in a party leadership voice vote Thursday. Boehner was easily re-elected to head the party leadership team, though he will need to be formally voted in as Speaker in a floor vote in January.


  16. Messer elected to leadership in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Star Press

    Messer elected to leadership in House U.S. Rep Luke Messer has been elected chair of the House Republican Policy Committee Check out this story on MUNCIE U.S. Rep Luke Messer has been elected chair of the House Republican Policy Committee, the fifth-ranking elected position in the House Republican leadership. "It's an honor to be elected by my colleagues to serve in this capacity," Messer said.


  17. Messer wins policy committee chairmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Republic

    Rep. Luke Messer, R-Ind., who was just re-elected to head back to Congress by southeastern Indiana voters, was elected as the House Policy Committee Chairman Thursday afternoon after two ballots over Rep. Tom W. Reed II, who represents the 23rd congressional district in New York. Messer, who represents Indiana's 6th district, won the chairmanship by a vote of 137 to 90 and will begin work as chairman when Congress reconvenes in January, he said in a conference call today.


  18. It's Official: Boehner and Top Lieutenants All Keeping Their PostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | National Journal

    Voting behind closed doors, reelected members and new members-elect also chose to return Boehner's top three leadership lieutenants to their posts in the next session of Congress that begins in January. Like Boehner, neither Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Majority Whip Steve Scalise, nor GOP Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers were opposed.


  19. House GOP votes to give Boehner third term...Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Washington Times

    House Republicans on Thursday threw their support behind Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, to continue serving in the chamber's top leadership slot, putting him in position to win a third term to the post when the 114th Congress convenes in January. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, California Republican and Majority Whip Steve Scalise, Louisiana Republican, were also re-elected to their leadership posts by their colleagues Thursday.


  20. Indiana's Messer Wins Republican Policy Committee GavelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Roll Call

    In the one competitive race for a leadership spot, House Republicans elected Luke Messer to serve as GOP Policy Committee chairman. The Policy Committee chairman - the only competitive leadership race as Rep. James Lankford leaves the spot to become Oklahoma's next senator - is tasked with equipping members with research and aiding committees as they draft legislation.