Tallian Op-ed: Many reasons exist to legalize marijuana

As state senator, I have been working on marijuana reform for over a decade. What are the reasons for reform? Choose your favorite. The general public’s stated reasons have changed. A dozen years ago, people would quietly whisper that they supported what I was doing. [...]

2021-10-12T15:33:58-04:00October 12th, 2021|

Taylor Responds to Approval of Republican Proposed District Maps

INDIANAPOLIS—On Friday, House Bill 1581 was approved out of the Senate with a vote along party lines. Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on the approval of the district maps, which egregiously split communities like Fort Wayne, Evansville and West Lafayette [...]

2021-10-01T13:01:11-04:00October 1st, 2021|

Taylor Statement on Tallian’s Retirement Announcement

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, State Senator Karen Tallian announced her retirement from the Indiana Senate after 16 years of service. Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on Sen. Tallian's retirement announcement: "I want to sincerely thank Senator Karen Tallian for her 16 years [...]

2021-10-01T09:50:07-04:00October 1st, 2021|

Melton Responds to Supermajority’s Rejection of Putting West Lafayette and Lafayette in One Senate District

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, members of the Senate Democratic Caucus introduced several amendments to address some of the more egregiously drawn districts in the Republican proposed district maps. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) offered an amendment that would have placed West Lafayette and Lafayette into [...]

2021-10-01T09:47:10-04:00October 1st, 2021|
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