Leader Taylor statement on closing of Indiana Statehouse

Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on behalf of the Senate Democratic Caucus in response to the closing of the statehouse next week: "We appreciate the hard work of Indiana State Police and other police departments around the state for working [...]

2021-01-15T18:23:29-05:00January 15th, 2021|

Sen. Yoder: Ensure your voice is heard in your state government

This legislative session, the Indiana Senate is considering hundreds of bills, enacting a state budget for the next two years, responding to the ongoing pandemic and economic recovery, and redrawing our legislative districts. I hope you'll be a part of this process. Although this session [...]

2021-01-14T16:50:36-05:00January 14th, 2021|

Melton responds to governor’s proposed budget for next fiscal cycle

INDIANAPOLIS—On Wednesday, Governor Holcomb presented his priorities for the next state budget to the State Budget Committee. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary), Ranking Minority Member of the State Budget Committee, released the following statement in response to the governor’s proposed budget. “One item [...]

2021-01-13T13:22:46-05:00January 13th, 2021|

Senator Ford announces committee assignments and continuation of 5E agenda

INDIANAPOLIS – Senate Democratic Caucus Chair J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) begins the 2021 legislative session as Ranking Minority Member on several Senate standing committees: Education and Career Development, Elections, Family and Children Services, Homeland Security and Transportation, and Veterans Affairs and the Military. He also serves [...]

2021-01-13T12:00:34-05:00January 13th, 2021|

Niezgodski adoption support bill unanimously approved by committee

On Monday, the Senate Family and Children Services Committee unanimously approved Senate Bill (SB) 66, authored by State Senator David Niezgodski (D-South Bend). Sen. Niezgodski's bill would be a step in the right direction for Indiana's foster children by guaranteeing a minimum amount of subsidy [...]

2021-01-11T13:50:07-05:00January 11th, 2021|
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