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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|

Yoder Responds to Governor’s State of the State

INDIANAPOLIS—On Tuesday night, Governor Eric Holcomb gave his annual State of the State address, outlining his legislative priorities and reflecting on Indiana’s year. Senate Assistant Minority Leader Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) issued this statement in response: “The Holcomb administration should be commended for its budget commitments [...]

2023-01-11T08:46:37-05:00January 11th, 2023|

Qaddoura Statement on Governor’s State of the State Address

“Governor Holcomb’s agenda for the upcoming session and budget offers several opportunities for bipartisanship on policies that Democrats have championed for over two decades such as public health, free textbooks for Hoosier students, expanding trails and combating climate change. I intend to support the governor [...]

2023-01-10T19:35:57-05:00January 10th, 2023|

Breaux Op-Ed: Library Board should aim to serve the community

As a concerned citizen of Indianapolis and a patron of our wonderful Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) system, I am concerned about recent decisions made by the Indianapolis Public Library Board, specifically regarding what can only be described as a botched hiring process for IndyPL's new [...]

2023-01-09T10:19:14-05:00January 9th, 2023|

Melton Remarks on Governor’s Budget

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, the State Budget Committee met to discuss Governor Holcomb’s recommended biennial budget. State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following remarks: “There were very positive things in Governor Holcomb’s proposed agenda, including eliminating the school textbook fee, investing in K-16, funding his public health [...]

2023-01-05T16:41:00-05:00January 5th, 2023|

Qaddoura Statement on the Governor’s Budget Proposal

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the State Budget Committee heard Governor Holcomb’s budget proposal for the upcoming biennium. State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis), who serves on the State Budget Committee, made the following statement: “Governor Holcomb’s proposed budget is a mixed bag. I appreciate and support that the [...]

2023-01-05T13:12:34-05:00January 5th, 2023|
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