Ford Comments on Indiana’s Student Mental Health Crisis

INDIANAPOLIS— Yesterday, the Indiana Youth Institute presented their State of the Child Kickoff at the Statehouse. Their annual report found that children around the state are facing higher rates of stress, anxiety, and depression, and much of the state does not have sufficient access to [...]

2023-03-17T14:58:12-04:00March 17th, 2023|

2023 Midpoint: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

The 2023 Legislative Session has reached the midway point, and it’s time for this year’s edition of “The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.” Though the Senate has not yet received the budget bill, we’ve had a busy first half considering bills dealing with health, [...]

2023-03-07T14:05:27-05:00March 7th, 2023|

Taylor Reflects on First Half of Session

INDIANAPOLIS—Today was 3rd reading deadline in the Senate, marking the final day to get Senate bills passed out of the chamber. Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement: “This first half of session has been a mixed bag. Fortunately, we’ve seen a [...]

2023-02-28T18:42:57-05:00February 28th, 2023|

Pol’s Juvenile Justice Bill Passes the Senate

INDIANAPOLIS— Today the Senate passed SB 415, authored by Senator Rodney Pol (D-Chesterton). The legislation prohibits law enforcement from knowingly providing false statements or information to children during an interrogation. The legislation also requires law enforcement to make a reasonable attempt to contact the parents of [...]

2023-02-28T16:04:14-05:00February 28th, 2023|

Hunley’s Infrastructure Safety Task Force Passes Senate

INDIANAPOLIS—On Tuesday, State Senator Andrea Hunley (D-Indianapolis) had her first bill passed out of the Senate. SB 233 creates a Vision Zero task force to study traffic fatalities and infrastructure safety in Indiana. Senator Hunley released the following statement upon the bill’s passage: “SB 233 [...]

2023-02-28T13:56:27-05:00February 28th, 2023|
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