Melton responds to final budget bill

INDIANAPOLIS—On Tuesday, Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) had the following response after Republican leadership announced their final version of the budget bill, House Bill 1001: “One of the top priorities for my caucus this session has been passing a budget that works for [...]

2021-04-20T16:31:11-04:00April 20th, 2021|

Ford’s assisted living bill signed into law

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Last Thursday, Senate Bill (SB) 169 was signed into law by the governor. The bill, authored by State Senator J.D. Ford (D─Indianapolis), requires housing with services establishments, the legal classification for assisted living facilities, to publicize specific information about the care they provide [...]

2021-04-20T14:03:41-04:00April 20th, 2021|

Sen. J.D. Ford hosts Hiking Town Hall in Eagle Creek Park

INDIANAPOLIS ─ On Saturday morning, April 17th, State Senator J.D. Ford (D─Indianapolis) hosted a Hiking Town Hall where constituents had the opportunity to speak with their State Senator in a socially-distanced, safe manner. The group hiked the Blue Trail and Eagle Creek Park, walking counterclockwise [...]

2021-04-19T15:29:45-04:00April 19th, 2021|

Niezgodski parents with disabilities proposal heads to governor’s desk

INDIANAPOLIS – Last week, State Senator David Niezgodski’s (D-South Bend) Senate Bill 259, which protects parents with disabilities, passed unanimously through the House of Representatives. This marks Sen. Niezgodski’s second bill to be sent to the governor’s desk this session. Sen. Niezgodski had the following [...]

2021-04-19T15:28:14-04:00April 19th, 2021|

Sen. Jean Breaux – Black Maternal Health Week

Today marks the end of Black Maternal Health Week, a week dedicated to deepening the national conversation about Black maternal health in the US, amplifying solutions, centering the voices of Black mothers and enhancing community organizing around Black maternal health. I'd like to outline a [...]

2021-04-16T16:46:45-04:00April 16th, 2021|
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