NewsLocal News / February 25, 2014

'Indiana Grown' bill passes General Assembly

John Sittler - TheStatehouseFile.com
'Indiana Grown' bill passes General Assembly

The Indiana General Assembly passed a bill Monday that aims to promote produce and meat grown in Indiana.

House Bill 1039, authored by Matt Lehman, R-Berne, would create an 11-member commission to continue to endorse the current “Indiana Grown” initiative.

Indiana Grown is a statewide branding program that includes produce, field crops, dairy, meat, poultry products and horticulture

The bill unanimously passed both houses and now goes to Gov. Mike Pence for ratification.

John Sittler is a reporter for TheStatehouseFile.com, a news website powered by Franklin College journalism students.