News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Indiana Legislature

September 28, 2011

State Rep. Grubb will not seek re-election

INDIANAPOLIS — State Rep. F. Dale Grubb (D-Covington), who has served in the General Assembly since 1988, announced today that he will not seek re-election in 2012.

“I am thankful I had the opportunity to serve and help many of the people of the 42nd District and all Hoosiers,” he said.

Grubb’s distinguished tenure in the House has been marked by his leadership in forging bipartisan consensus on many subjects. Fellow lawmakers often said his soft-spoken, unassuming manner helped settle many disputes.

“Most of the issues I have worked on began as concerns or ideas brought to me by the people who live in the 42nd District,” Grubb said.

Grubb has gained statewide recognition for a number of issues, especially the passage of legislation that has led to greater participation in organ donation programs.

“Expanding the organ donor programs has given me the greatest satisfaction,” Grubb said. “By encouraging more people to choose to be an organ donor, as designated on their driver’s licenses, we have helped to save the lives of many Hoosiers.”

Other accomplishments worthy of note from Grubb’s service include bills on renewable energy expansion and legislation the created an oversight board to handle student/parent appeals before the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA). He also has authored numerous bills benefitting Hoosier veterans and agriculture.

Among the many paying tribute to Grubb was State Rep. Bill Friend (R-Macy), who has worked with Dale on many issues impacting rural Indiana.

“Dale is known for working regardless of politics to help all Hoosiers, and his efforts are a model for others to follow,” Friend said. “Dale’s decision is a loss for the legislative process. His constituents should be very proud of his accomplishments.”

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Indiana Legislature
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Raw: NH Man Held on $1M in Teen's Kidnapping House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: Earthquake Rocks Mexico's Gulf Coast Fox Dons 'Bondage Strap' Skirt at Comic-Con Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Broken Water Main Floods UCLA "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH)
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity