Jim Banks

Democratic Third District House candidate Courtney Tritch repeated her request to Republican Representative Jim Banks to have four debates before the November 6 elections during a campaign rally Wednesday night.

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U.S. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City) hosted a roundtable with law enforcement, medical officials and advocates Monday morning to discuss the opioid epidemic in northeast Indiana.

Purdue University Fort Wayne Hosts Annual Job Fair

Aug 8, 2018
Araceli Gomez-Aldana

Purdue University Fort Wayne hosted their annual job fair Wednesday, a partnership between the university, WorkOne and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Columbia City). 

The job fair hosted 73 companies and employment agencies, with a total of 3,700 open positions.

Purdue-Fort Wayne officials said they want to attract potential job seekers around the area, as well as students getting ready to start the school year.

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One of the main talking points of third district Republican representative Jim Banks’ town hall in Fort Wayne last week focused on improving services for veterans who experience homelessness. Now, Banks is hoping to address these concerns with new legislation.

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Northeast Indiana veterans and residents shared their worries over the new federal tax overhaul during Jim Banks’ town hall at Fort Wayne’s VFW Post 857 Tuesday.