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When first announced last August, the proposal to relocate departments within the U.S. Department of Agriculture out of Washington, D.C., opened a floodgate of reaction. The idea of moving a part of the federal government out of the D.C.
More than 30 people from Boone, Hendricks and surrounding areas recently participated in a special volunteer training opportunity at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds in Danville.
Baird’s office has partnered with the Library of Congress in a project to collect and preserve the oral history of veterans in the Veterans History Project (VHP).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Indiana 4th District Congressman Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and Sen. Mike Braun (R-Ind.) led a letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue endorsing Indiana’s bid to host the Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Indiana 4th District Congressman Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) has been named co-chairman of the Congressional Research and Development (R&D) Caucus, a bipartisan group that advocates on behalf of continued U.S. leadership in research and development.
Baird will co-chair with Congressman Bill Foster (D-Ill.).
Local military veterans will have an opportunity to share their stories through a project that preserves their memories in the Library of Congress.
BROWNSBURG — Congressman Jim Baird, representative for the fourth district of Indiana, stopped by the Brownsburg Flapjacks restaurant for coffee with the community Wednesday afternoon.
Constituents were able to meet the Congressman, ask questions and share the issues most important to them.
The infantrymen whom Jim Baird led in Vietnam fondly called him “pig farmer” because of his passion for breeding pigs. Now, nearly a half-century after he was helicoptered out of a firefight in which he lost his left arm, Baird answers to a new moniker: congressman.
Freshman U.S. Representative Jim Baird, a Republican from Indiana’s 4th congressional district, was recently appointed to the House Ag Committee, a committee that hasn’t had a Hoosier on it in quite some time.
WASHINGTON – A freshman congressman from Indiana posed in a touching photo with two other wounded veterans elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Rep. Brian Mast tweeted the photo Thursday to welcome Rep. Jim Baird and Rep. Dan Crenshaw to Congress with the caption “5 eyes. 5 arms. 4 legs. All American.”
Republican lawmakers who were wounded in combat gathered on the first day of the new Congress for a group photo and to highlight their military service, saying they are “All American.”