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Senator Yoder Urges Studying of Environmental Topics in Legislative Study Committees

INDIANAPOLIS—Assistant Democratic Leader Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) released the following statement on the Indiana Legislative Council failing to include environmental topics in the 2024 interim study committee assignments: "I am extremely disappointed that, yet again, there will be no environmental study committee this year. Indiana [...]

2024-05-20T13:15:50-04:00May 14th, 2024|

Senator Yoder Criticizes Proposed Duke Electricity Rate Increases

BLOOMINGTON—Assistant Democratic Leader Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) released the following statement on the proposed electrical rate hikes by Duke Indiana for customers throughout the state: "I am deeply troubled by these proposed rate hikes that would increase consumer electric bills by almost 33%, or about $42.07 a [...]

2024-05-13T15:02:06-04:00May 13th, 2024|

Senator Niezgodski Responds to REAL Services Proposed Layoffs

SOUTH BEND—REAL Services, a FSSA-funded social services program, plans to lay off 65 employees due to transition to PathWays to Aging. State Senator David Niezgodski (D-South Bend) released the following response: "I am concerned and disappointed in the decision to layoff employees. The local Area [...]

2024-04-30T10:19:16-04:00April 30th, 2024|

Senator Pol Applauds the EPA’s New Rule in Coal Ash Cleanup

MICHIGAN CITY—The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the Legacy Coal Combustion Residuals (CCR) Surface Impoundment Rule. This will extend federal monitoring and clean-up requirements to hundreds of previously excluded older coal ask landfills. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton), a staunch proponent of coal ash [...]

2024-04-29T11:54:59-04:00April 29th, 2024|
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