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Qaddoura Op-ed: Open the Budget and Invest in All Hoosiers

Word count: 551 Next week, the Indiana General Assembly will convene in response to the Governor's call to restrict women’s reproductive care and approve sending $225 relief checks to Hoosiers, an action that will cost Hoosier taxpayers over $250,000 just to convene the legislature. Last [...]

2022-07-19T13:02:12-04:00July 19th, 2022|

Qaddoura calls for opening the state budget during special session

INDIANAPOLIS— Following Governor Holcomb’s formal announcement calling for a special session, State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is calling for the special session to address pressing issues facing Hoosiers by reopening the State Budget to address inflation, support vulnerable [...]

2022-07-14T09:58:29-04:00July 13th, 2022|

Griffin Calls On Holcomb to Suspend Gas Tax

HIGHLAND—With gas prices at an average of $5 nationwide and soaring higher in Northwest Indiana, State Senator Michael Griffin (D-Highland) has called on Governor Eric Holcomb to suspend the gas tax.  “While I am most appreciative of the Governor’s attention to inflation relief, I fear [...]

2022-06-14T14:31:57-04:00June 14th, 2022|

Qaddoura Statement on Indiana Revenue Situation

INDIANAPOLIS- The State Budget Committee heard testimony today that the state's revenue is an unprecedented $3.3 billion above forecasts for the current budget cycle. The state will have reserves of $5.1 billion for this fiscal year and $4.1 billion in the next fiscal year. Senator [...]

2021-12-16T12:19:05-05:00December 16th, 2021|
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