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State Police PAC Endorses Curtis Hill for Attorney General

State Police PAC Endorses Curtis Hill for Attorney General

ELKHART, Ind. – The Indiana State Police Alliance-PAC (ISPA-PAC) has endorsed Curtis Hill for Attorney General of Indiana. ISPA-PAC is a political action committee sponsored by the Indiana State Police Alliance. Its membership consists of roughly 80% of the individuals who serve as State Troopers.

In his endorsement letter, David Kirkham, ISPA-PAC Chairman, states, “Due to the exemplary and long standing support that you have shown for issues that effect Law Enforcement officers and the Indiana State Police Department, the ISPA-PAC is honored to announce the collective support and endorsement of its membership for your campaign. Your efforts have benefitted Indiana’s Troopers and their families and your support will not be forgotten.”

In accepting the endorsement, Hill said, “I have deep respect for the men and women of the Indiana State Police, as well as all Law Enforcement officers across the state and throughout our nation. As your next Attorney General, I look forward to working with them to make Indiana a safer place to live, work and raise a family.”

Curtis Hill has served as Prosecuting Attorney for Elkhart County since 2003. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Indiana University School of Law. Hill maintains a very active role in local, state and national organizations. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children.

Over 30 Indiana Senators Endorse Curtis Hill for Attorney General

Over 30 Indiana Senators Endorse Curtis Hill for Attorney General

Friends,

With just over a week left until the election, I am humbled to announce a list of endorsements for my campaign for Attorney General that includes officials at the federal, state and local levels. While the vast majority of county prosecutors have been with me since I announced my candidacy in December, many of the additional names of Indiana Senators have joined in the past week showing clear momentum headed into the election.

As I have shared along the way, I believe with the right leadership we will meet and overcome the obstacles we face as Hoosiers. I would be honored to bring my experience, my passion and my fighting spirit to the Attorney General’s office to meet these challenges head-on. That is why I am deeply humbled to have the support of so many federal, state and local officials. Together we will fight against excessive federal overreach and work every day to protect Hoosiers from frauds, scams and violent crime.

  • Senator Ron Alting
  • Senator Jim Banks
  • Senator Eric Bassler
  • enator Phil Boots
  • Senator Rod Bray
  • Senator Liz Brown
  • enator Jim Buck
  • Senator Mike Crider
  • Senator Mike Delph
  • Senator Doug Eckerty
  • Senator Jon Ford
  • Senator Sue Glick
  • Senator Randy Head 
  • Senator Brandt Hershman
  • Senator Travis Holdman
  • Senator Erin Houchin
  • Senator Luke Kenley
  • Senator Dennis Kruse
  • Senator David Long
  • Senator Jim Merritt
  • Senator Mark Messmer
  • Senator Pat Miller
  • Senator Pete Miller
  • Senator Ryan Mishler
  • Senator Jeff Raatz
  • Senator Scott Schneider
  • Senator Jim Smith
  • Senator Brent Steele
  • enator Jim Tomes
  • Senator Greg Walker
  • Senator Carlin Yoder
  • Senator Mike Young
  • Senator Joe Zakas

Thank you,
Curtis Hill
Candidate for Indiana Attorney General

Curtis Hill Endorsed By Two Major Newspapers

Curtis Hill Endorsed By Two Major Newspapers

ELKHART, Ind. – Fort Wayne’s Journal Gazette and The Times of Northwest Indiana (NWI
Times) have both endorsed Curtis Hill for Attorney General of Indiana. Hill is the Republican
nominee and an experienced prosecuting attorney.

In its endorsement, the Journal Gazette compared the qualifications of the two candidates for
Attorney General and concluded, “For this job, leadership skills may outweigh either judicial or
prosecutorial experience. On that basis, we endorse Curtis Hill.”

The NWI Times explained, “We believe Hill is best suited to continue the strong watchdog role
established by his Republican predecessors. For that reason, Hill gets our endorsement.” The
newspaper acknowledged both candidates’ extensive legal experience, but added that Hill
“impressed us as having a deeper desire to root out public corruption...In fact, Hill wants to
‘ramp up’ the office’s efforts in this regard.”

Hill graciously accepted the endorsements, saying, “I’m honored to receive the endorsements of these two well-regarded newspapers. As Indiana’s next Attorney General, I will always be fully committed to living up to the faith and trust they have placed in me and my capabilities.”

Curtis Hill has served as Prosecuting Attorney for Elkhart County since 2003. He received his
B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from
the Indiana University School of Law. Hill maintains a very active role in local, state and
national organizations. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children.

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Endorsement

The Times of Northwest Indiana Endorsement

The Indiana Manufacturers Association Endorses Curtis Hill for Attorney General

The Indiana Manufacturers Association Endorses Curtis Hill for Attorney General

(Elkhart) Today, the Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) announced  that the IMA Board of Directors has voted to endorse Curtis Hill's candidacy for Indiana Attorney General in the November 2016 General Election.

Brian Burton, President & CEO and Andrew Berger, Vice President of Government Affairs and Tax Policy stated, "Our state needs an Attorney General who will seek common-sense solutions to business law issues and work to protect Hoosier manufacturers from federal and executive branch overreach.  The IMA is confident that you are the best-qualified candidate with the most-proven track record to achieve these goals."

In accepting this endorsement, Hill said, "I believe that freedom is opportunity. Opportunity is the engine that drives ingenuity -- and it is ingenuity that will make Indiana thrive. Supporting the efforts of innovation and growth in our manufacturing sector is critical to the economic success of Indiana."

Curtis Hill has served as Prosecuting Attorney for Elkhart County since 2003. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Indiana University School of Law. Hill maintains a very active role in local, state and national organizations. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children. 

Right To Life Groups Endorse Republican Attorney General Nominee Curtis Hill

Right To Life Groups Endorse Republican Attorney General Nominee Curtis Hill

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Curtis Hill, Republican nominee for Attorney General of Indiana, received the endorsement of the Indiana Right to Life PAC and the Allen County Right to Life PAC at an event held this afternoon in Fort Wayne.  

In his endorsement, Mike Fitcher, Chairman, Indiana Right to Life PAC, stated, “I am pleased to inform you that Indiana Right to Life PAC is officially endorsing your candidacy for Indiana Attorney General. Our endorsement is based on a variety of factors including your completed candidate survey and strong support for life. ...Thank you for your support for the sanctity of life, and please accept my best wishes for a successful campaign.”

Cathie Humbarger, Communications Director with the Allen County Right to Life PAC, emphasized their confidence in Hill. “We enthusiastically support Curtis Hill for Indiana Attorney General. Hill understands the important role the Attorney General’s Office plays in protecting women’s health and safety. We are confident he will enforce the laws so that abortion doctors know if they operate in the State of Indiana, they must abide by Indiana’s rules. Abortion doctors will not get a free pass under Attorney General Hill.” Humbarger also serves as Vice President of Policy Enforcement for Indiana Right to Life.

In accepting these endorsements, Hill affirmed his commitment to the Right to Life mission. “I strongly support their mission to protect the right to life, especially of unborn children, through positive education, compassionate advocacy, and the promotion of healthy alternatives to abortion. As your Attorney General, I will always be committed to these causes and will strongly support their pro-family priorities.”

Curtis Hill has served as Prosecuting Attorney for Elkhart County since 2003. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Indiana University School of Law. Hill maintains a very active role in local, state and national organizations. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children.

Curtis Hill Launches Indiana Fraternal Order of Police Endorsement Tour

Curtis Hill Launches Indiana Fraternal Order of Police Endorsement Tour

OFFICIAL RELEASE

REPUBLICAN ATTORNEY GENERAL NOMINEE CURTIS HILL ENDORSED BY INDIANA FOP

INDIANAPOLIS – Curtis Hill, Republican nominee for Attorney General of Indiana, received the endorsement of the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police today in Indianapolis. During the FOP Endorsement Tour, Hill will be traveling to five locations throughout Indiana to honor the men and women who protect and serve and to thank the FOP for its endorsement of his campaign.

“In my four terms as Elkhart County Prosecutor, I’ve relied on the outstanding work of our fine police officers in every aspect of my job,” said Hill. “Police officers have chosen a career of personal sacrifice and service to our citizens. We owe them our respect, support and gratitude for their brave service to our communities and our citizens. That’s what my FOP Endorsement Tour is all about.”

In the endorsement tour launch of Hill, President of the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police William Owensby and PAC Chairman David Cook stated, “...the Indiana State Lodge (of the FOP) has overwhelmingly voted to support you in your upcoming election. Seldom do we find a candidate of your caliber who has the leadership and integrity to carry out the duties as Attorney General for the great State of Indiana. Your support and commitment to Indiana Law Enforcement has not gone unnoticed.”

In accepting the FOP’s endorsement, Hill praised the organization and its 14,000 members. “The Fraternal Order of Police represents what best in Indiana: honor, bravery, hard work and a commitment to making our lives better,” Hill said. “Although my FOP Endorsement Tour is limited to stops in Elkhart, Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, Jeffersonville and Evansville, I want all officers throughout the state to know that I appreciate their commitment to their jobs and that I will always support their unwavering service.”

Curtis Hill has served as Prosecuting Attorney for Elkhart County since 2003. He received his B.S. degree in Marketing from Indiana University, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the Indiana University School of Law. Hill maintains a very active role in local, state and national organizations. He and his wife, Teresa, have five children.

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STATEMENT BY CURTIS HILL

ELKHART - Today, Curtis Hill, Republican Nominee for Attorney General, launched a Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) endorsement press tour. His released statement acknowledges and shows appreciation for the Indiana FOP and their endorsement for his candidacy as Indiana's next Attorney General:

"I want to thank the Fraternal Order of Police for their endorsement. Having served as a deputy prosecutor and an elected prosecutor in Elkhart County for almost 3 decades, I know the work of law enforcement because I am in law enforcement. I have worked alongside and will continue to stand with police and detectives against all threats to public safety.

"I stand with law enforcement because I understand that a person cannot be free if they are not safe. The people who put their lives on the line every day to protect us need elected officials who appreciate their hard work and sacrifice. I do.

"The Philadelphia FOP was right in their outrage when the DNC failed to honor the widows and family members of fallen police officers killed in the line of duty. I am outraged by the lack of respect and appreciation for law enforcement and family sacrifice.

"As a Prosecutor, I understand that each area in the State faces its own challenges and as your Attorney General I will seek to ensure that the law enforcement community has the tools, resources and training needed to protect the citizens of this State.

"I know the hard work that goes into getting a conviction. I will fulfill the responsibility of the office of Attorney General to protect the convictions that you work so hard to obtain.

"As your Attorney General I will provide bold and courageous leadership on behalf of law enforcement and the citizens of this State. Thank you for your support and together we will continue to protect the people of Indiana."

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Indiana Daily Student Column States Curtis Hill Is The Best Choice for Indiana Attorney General

Indiana Daily Student Column States Curtis Hill Is The Best Choice for Indiana Attorney General

By Steven Aranyi, Indiana Daily Student

Curtis Hill is running for Indiana attorney general on the Republican ticket. He currently serves as prosecuting attorney for Elkhart County, where he is in his fourth term. He graduated from Indiana University and later attended the Maurer School of Law at IU.

When Hill was first elected, Elkhart County’s prosecuting attorney’s office only worked part time. Through hard work and perseverance, he transformed the office into a full-time position.

In addition to this admirable feat, the fact that Hill has served four terms as prosecuting attorney shows Curtis Hill has a reputation for being a strong advocate for his community. His commitment to making Elkhart County a better place is demonstrated through his actions in office.

Hill’s platform this cycle is centered on four main goals: controlling government overreach, protecting families from drug and violent crimes, defending people from being victimized by fraud and inspiring children to lead meaningful lives.

These goals are certainly realistic. Under the leadership of current Attorney General Greg Zoeller, privacy protections for Hoosiers have been expanded by the Do Not Call law and credit freezes for parents on behalf of their children to provide a defense against identity theft have been implemented.

I believe that Curtis is the man to build on this positive change for Hoosiers. The beauty of Hill’s platform is that it’s perfectly viable. All four major platform points look to tackle major issues in Indiana. If Hill can make improvements in these fields, his tenure will be deemed a success.

Hill's agenda also includes combatting crime and drug abuse, specifically relating to meth and heroin. These two drugs are extremely problematic for Indiana. In 2015, Indiana law enforcement seized 1,530 meth labs across the state, which goes to highlight the magnitude of the problem.

Thousands of children grow up either within or close to these labs. Thus, two of Hill’s goals are closely connected, which makes them more achievable.

By giving families added safety, along with inspiring Hoosier youth to participate in existing programs, Hill can make long-term improvements to the state, make an actual difference in the lives of individual Hoosiers and help cultivate the next generation of Hoosier leaders.

Furthermore, Hill also wants to protect against government overreach. He acknowledges the importance the Second Amendment and wants to defend it — something I support. Hill will also stand up to overreaching executive orders, legislation and bureaucratic actions that disturb the lives of Hoosiers, in violation of the Constitution.

Hill was outspoken about his thoughts on President Barack Obama’s visit to his hometown of Elkhart, where he knocked the president’s policies and credited the economic development of the city to business leaders. He pledged to protect Indiana’s 10th Amendment rights.

It's not easy to come out against the president of the United States. This is one of an amalgamation of traits that Hill brings to the table as a candidate for attorney general.

This is a man who is seriously committed to Hoosiers. I’m looking forward to watching him make positive changes in communities across the state.

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Over 60 Indiana Republican Elected Officials and Activists Endorse Curtis Hill for Attorney General Prior to Tomorrow’s State Convention

Over 60 Indiana Republican Elected Officials and Activists Endorse Curtis Hill for Attorney General Prior to Tomorrow’s State Convention

Dear Friends,

With one day to go before the Indiana Republican Party State Convention in Indianapolis, I am humbled to announce a list of endorsements for my campaign for Attorney General that includes officials at the federal, state and local levels. While the vast majority of county prosecutors have been with me since I announced my candidacy in December, many of the additional names have joined in the past week showing clear momentum headed into the convention.

I believe with the right leadership we will meet and overcome the obstacles we face as Hoosiers. I would be honored to bring my experience, my passion and my fighting spirit to the Attorney General’s office to meet these challenges head-on. That is why I am deeply humbled to have the support of so many federal, state and local officials. Together we will fight against excessive federal overreach and work every day to protect Hoosiers from frauds, scams and violent crime.

These endorsements have come as a result of our aggressive delegate outreach effort that included appearances at county Lincoln Day Dinners, door-to-door stops, impromptu coffees and phone calls to elected and appointed delegates.

CURTIS HILL ENDORSEMENTS

  • Jackie Walorski, Congresswoman
  • Deb Fleming, 2nd District GOP Chair
  • Mark Wynn, 6th District GOP Chair
  • Will Statom, Delaware County GOP Chair
  • Russ Willis, Madison County Chair
  • Lynn Deddens, Dearborn County GOP Chair
  • Matt Boyd, Whitley County GOP Chair
  • Mike Gonder, LaPorte County GOP Chair
  • Bob Courtney, Jefferson County GOP Chair
  • Larry Meyer, Decatur County GOP Chair
  • Jim Bopp, Former Republican National Committeeman
  • Lana Keesling, Clerk of City of Fort Wayne
  • Mayor Jon Costas, City of Valparaiso
  • Mayor Blair Milo, City of La Porte
  • Mike Delph, State Senator
  • Former Mayor Wayne Seybold, City of Marion
  • David Diener, White County Commissioner
  • Michael Books, Sheriff (retired), Elkhart County Sheriff's Department
  • Daniel McMullen, Citizen Litigator, Citizens of Monroe County
  • Wyatt Mick, President, Bingham & Loughlin, P.C.
  • Linda Chezem, Former Judge for the Indiana Court of Appeals
  • Nate Harter, Decatur County Prosecutor
  • Aaron Negangard, Dearborn County Prosecutor
  • Karen Richards, Allen County Prosecutor
  • Rodney Cummings, Madison County Prosecutor
  • Patricia Baldwin, Hendricks County Prosecutor
  • Danny Crenshaw, Secretary at Marion County
  • Rev. James Clifton, Pastor, Millersburg, Indiana
  • Kevin Basey, Blackford County Prosecutor
  • Vicki Becker, Elkhart County Chief Deputy Prosecutor
  • Jeremy Brown, Adams County Prosecutor
  • Lee Buckingham, Hamilton County Prosecutor
  • Bradley Cooper, Johnson County Prosecutor
  • Daniel Hampton, Kosciusko County Prosecutor
  • Patrick Harrington, Tippecanoe County Prosecutor
  • Nicholas Haverstock, Crawford County Prosecutor
  • Ric Hertel, Ripley County Prosecutor
  • Jarrod Holtsclaw, Greene County Prosecutor
  • Bob Guy, White County Prosecutor
  • Jim Luttrull, Grant County Prosecutor
  • Jeremy Mull, Clark County Prosecutor
  • Steven Owen, Floyd County Prosecutor
  • Robert Pell, Clay County Prosecutor
  • Michael Perry, Warrick County Prosecutor
  • Otto Schalk, Harrison County Prosecutor
  • Michael Shipman, Wayne County Prosecutor
  • Steve Sonnega, Morgan County Prosecutor
  • Brad Landwerlen, Shelby County Prosecutor
  • Nick Hermann, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor
  • Bill Nash, Bartholomew County Prosecutor
  • Todd Meyer, Boone County Prosecutor
  • Ted Adams, Brown County Prosecutor
  • Daniel Murrie, Daviess County Prosecutor
  • Keith Henderson, Floyd County Prosecutor
  • Teryl Martin, Fountain County Prosecutor
  • Robert Krieg, Gibson County Prosecutor
  • Brad Cooper, Johnson County Prosecutor
  • Michelle Woodward, Lawrence County Prosecutor
  • Jeff Drinski, Newton County Prosecutor
  • Donald Vandermoere, Owen County Prosecutor
  • Brian Gensel, Porter County Prosecutor
  • John Larson, Warren County Prosec utor

See you at the convention,

Curtis Hill
Candidate for Indiana Attorney General

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Endorses  Curtis Hill for Indiana Attorney General

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Endorses Curtis Hill for Indiana Attorney General

For Immediate Release
Contact: Pete Seat

ELKHART – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski today announced her support for Elkhart County Prosecutor Curtis Hill’s bid to be Indiana’s next Attorney General. Walorski leads an impressive and growing list of Hoosier leaders who recognize Curtis’ proven record of leadership on issues that the Attorney General will have to face head on in the coming years. 

“As Prosecutor, Curtis has consistently worked to protect and defend Hoosiers. He has stood for freedom, fought for families and inspired those around him – including me,” said Walorski. I know that as our next Attorney General he will continue to do the same, just from a different stage, and that he will be a partner to those of us representing Hoosiers in Washington, D.C. who want to put a stop to the overreaching hand of the federal government as much as Curtis does.”

Hill added, “I am honored to have the endorsement of a conservative leader like my friend, Jackie Walorski. We welcome Congresswoman Walorksi to our ever-growing team of Republican leaders from across the state and I look forward to working hand-in-hand with her to combat the most pressing issues Hoosiers face.” 

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Endorsement Video by Linda Chezem, Hill Campaign Chair

Endorsement Video by Linda Chezem, Hill Campaign Chair

Friend,
 
When I’m out stumping for Curtis on the campaign trail, I often get asked why he’s the best candidate for Attorney General. There couldn’t be an easier question to answer! Curtis has proven to his fellow prosecutors, and the voters that he has the knowledge, experience and skills needed to be a good Attorney General.  He will respect our rights under the United States Constitution and the Indiana Constitution.
 
For me, though, it comes down to one powerful word: trust. We can trust his leadership, trust his willingness to do the right thing and trust him to find solutions to some of the biggest problems facing Indiana.
 
There is no one I would rather have in the Attorney General’s office to face these issues head-on than Curtis Hill. He will stand up to our overreaching federal government, make sure Hoosiers are protected from instances of fraud, fight to rid our neighborhoods of drugs and crime and make sure young Hoosiers choose paths that take them far away from substance abuse.
 
I know we can trust him to get the job done because he’s done it as Elkhart County Prosecutor, and he’ll do it again as our Attorney General.
 
Linda Chezem
Former Judge, Indiana Court of Appeals
Chair, Curtis Hill for Indiana

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