Rodney Pol

Pol Statement on the Passage of SJR 1

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Indiana Senate passed SJR 1 despite bipartisan opposition. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton) serves as Ranking Minority Member on the Corrections and Criminal Code Committee and offered the following statement: “Public safety is rightly a priority for the Senate. That’s why my second [...]

2023-01-26T16:39:45-05:00January 26th, 2023|

Pol Comments on Cleveland Cliffs Plan to Lower Emissions

INDIANAPOLIS— Recent reports have found that Hoosiers are paying higher utility costs due mainly to Indiana’s dependence on more expensive fossil fuels that have often been unable to provide power. Cleveland Cliffs have recently announced its efforts to design large-scale carbon capture at its Burns [...]

2022-12-12T10:26:03-05:00December 12th, 2022|

Pol Joins Newly-Elected Latino Officials for NALEO Educational Fund Post-Election Bootcamp in Nation’s Capital

INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton) joined the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund and 67 other newly-elected Latino officials for the NALEO 14th Biennial National Institute for Newly Elected Officials — a two-day convening held November 17–18, [...]

2022-11-30T14:31:05-05:00November 30th, 2022|

Pol Statement on Preliminary Injunction Blocking SB 1

INDIANAPOLIS— This morning, Owen County Circuit Court Judge Kelsey Hanlon granted a preliminary injunction blocking Indiana’s new abortion law. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton) made the following statement: “I’d like to thank the ACLU for their tireless efforts in bringing this suit forward and [...]

2022-09-22T10:26:25-04:00September 22nd, 2022|

Pol Comments on Health Committee Hearing on Cannabis

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Interim Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services heard testimony on Delta 8, Delta 9, and other THC products regarding potential health benefits, potential decriminalization, and other potential consequences. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton) offered the following statement about [...]

2022-09-20T16:25:32-04:00September 20th, 2022|

Pol Reacts to Senate Passage of SB 1

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the excessive Republican majority voted to pass an extreme near-total ban on abortion. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton)  issued the following statement following the passage of SB 1: “Today, I voted against the extreme, near-total ban on a woman’s right to decide. [...]

2022-08-01T09:37:38-04:00August 1st, 2022|
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