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HOUSE

RESOLUTION No. ___




Introduced by: Bauer, Lawson L, Summers


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    A HOUSE RESOLUTION to honor Representative John Day on his retirement from the Indiana House of Representatives.
    
    Whereas, Representative John Day has represented his constituents, the citizens of House District 100, for thirty-six years, serving once from 1974 until 1994, and again from 1996 until this year;

    Whereas, Representative Day is a life-long resident of Indianapolis, having graduated from Cathedral High School and Marian University before moving on to receive his Master of Arts degree from Indiana University in Bloomington;

    Whereas, Representative Day is widely known and recognized in Indianapolis and across the state as a powerful advocate for child health and nutrition, having been the driving force behind the creation of the Indiana School Breakfast Program, as a defender of the middle class as a strong supporter

of the state Earned Income Tax Credit, and as a passionate defender of the health and prosperity of Indianapolis neighborhoods, especially his own Near Eastside communities; and,

    Whereas, Outside the Statehouse, Representative Day is a scholar of history and political science, lecturing at Marian University for many years and an avid student of the history of the Catholic Church in Indianapolis, and has dedicated himself to his neighbors, parishioners and his community through his active involvement with the Church, including many years as a coach for Catholic Youth Organization basketball teams: Therefore,             

Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. That the Indiana House of Representatives thanks Representative John Day for his dedicated and honorable service to his constituency and to the state of Indiana, and wishes him happiness and contentment in his retirement.
    SECTION 2. That the Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives transmit a copy of this resolution to Representative John Day and his family.





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