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New state representatives will be sworn in today to replace two legislators that resigned their seats after winning re-election. Donna Schaibley and Tony Cook have been selected by local precinct committees to succeed Steve Braun (R-24) and Eric Turner (R-32), respectively. Braun was named commissioner of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development in August by Governor Mike Pence.
Turner will join a Georgia-based Christian organization. He left after a committee cleared him of any wrong-doing in an ethics investigation relating to his role in ending a proposed moratorium on nursing home construction. Turner is part owner of Carmel-based senior care developer Mainstreet.
December 23, 2014
STATEHOUSE, Ind. - Tony Cook, Rep-elect for House District 32 and Donna Schaibley, Rep-elect for House District 24 will be sworn-in Tuesday by Chief Justice Loretta Rush.
WHO: Tony Cook, Rep-elect for House District 32 and Donna Schaibley, Rep-elect for House
WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony
WHEN: 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
WHERE: Indiana House of Representatives Chamber
Source: Indiana House Republicans