Endorsements & Awards

Endorsements

NRA – Political Victory Fund

Congratulations! You have been endorsed by the National Rifle Association – Political Victory Fund for the General election in 2014. Your strong support for the Second Amendment and working knowledge of the issues surrounding this most important debate are greatly appreciated. Read more from the NRA here.

Indiana Chamber of Commerce

On behalf of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s non-partisan political action program, Indiana Business for Responsive Government (IBRG), I am very pleased to write and extend our organization’s endorsement of your re-election… Read the rest of the endorsement letter from the Indiana Business for Responsive Government here.

10175881244_7d3a2f5c29_kIndiana Fraternal Order of Police

On behalf of the 14,000 members of the Indiana State Fraternal Order of Pol ice, we are pleased to report to you that the Indiana State Lodge has overwhelmingly voted to support you in your upcoming election. Read more from the Fraternal Order of Police here.

NFIB/Indiana Political Action Committee

Congratulations!   The NFIB/Indiana Political Action Committee, comprised of small business owners from throughout the state, met recently and has selected your candidacy for endorsement.  The committee members and I are appreciative of your willingness to advocate for the roughly 15,000 NFIB members in Indiana. See more of what NFIB had to say here.

Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council

We are pleased to inform you that the Executive Board of the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council has formally endorsed your candidacy for re-election as State Representative for House District 30. Read the endorsement letter in full from Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council here.

Indiana Right To Life

I am pleased to inform you that Indiana Right to Life PAC is officially endorsing your candidacy for State Representative. Our endorsement is based on a variety of factors including your long standing support for the right to life of unborn children. Read all that Indiana Right to Life had to say here.

Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT

On behalf of Indiana Farm Bureau ELECT – the political action committee affiliated with Indiana Farm Bureau Inc. – I am pleased to advise you that you have been endorsed by Farm Bureau ELECT in the 2012 general election. Read more from Indiana Farm Bureau here.

Awards

Indiana Association of Cities and Towns’ 2013 Legislator of the Year Award

The Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) named Representative Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) recipient of IACT’s 2013 Legislator of the Year Award. The award was presented by IACT Board Member and Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, during the opening business session of the 2013 IACT Annual Conference & Exhibition in Indianapolis. Read the entirety of the IACT Legislator of the Year award letter here.

Indiana Conservation Alliance

On behalf of the Indiana Conservation Alliance(INCA), we are pleased to inform you that our membership of nearly conservation and environmental organizations has selected you as a co-recipient of INCA’s “Legislator of the Year” award for your conservation efforts in the 2014 legislative session. Read more from the Indiana Conservation Alliance award letter here.

Indiana Parks and Recreation Association

On behalf of the IPRA Awards Committee, it is an honor to inform you that you have been nominated by for a Leadership Award as part of the 2013 IPRA Awards of Excellence and will be honored with the 2013 Legislative Award for your support of the Association and the parks & recreation profession. Read more from the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association letter here.