Koch chairs first interim study committee meeting

INDIANAPOLIS — State District 44 Sen. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, chaired the first interim study committee on energy, utilities and telecommunications meeting of 2023 at the Statehouse Thursday to prepare for the 2024 legislative session.

This year, the committee is studying broadband deployment, proposed power emissions rulemaking, energy reliability, small modular reactor feasibility and energy supply, demand and consumer price outlooks in the near- and long-term future.

District 44 includes all of Jackson County, Brown, Lawrence and Orange counties and portions of Monroe County.