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|

Sen. Jean Breaux thankful for Medicaid coverage expansion

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, State Senator Jean Breaux (D─Indianapolis) issued a statement following the announcement that postpartum Medicaid coverage in Indiana would be extended from two months to one year. "Just a few weeks ago, I sent a letter to the governor imploring his administration to [...]

2021-04-15T16:07:22-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Bill protecting Hoosier juveniles headed for governor’s desk

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Yesterday, the Indiana Senate concurred unanimously on the amended Senate Bill (SB) 368. The bill will now go to the governor's desk for final signature. This proposal makes some important changes to Indiana's juvenile justice system. Under the bill, certain juvenile offenses will [...]

2021-04-15T14:55:42-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Sen. Breaux’s Senate Bill 292 passes unanimously out of the Senate

INDIANAPOLIS–Yesterday, the Senate unanimously concurred with the amendments from the House on Senate Bill (SB) 292. Authored by State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis), ranking minority member of the Senate Health and Provider's Services Committee, SB 292 will require residential and long-term care facilities to report [...]

2021-04-14T18:22:17-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Legislation targets racial disparities in Indiana health care

INDIANAPOLIS─This week, State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) successfully advocated for two policy proposals that will specifically target racial disparities in Indiana's health care. House Bill (HB) 1007 establishes the State Health Improvement Plan and Grant Program, which is charged with preparing a plan to prevent [...]

2021-04-14T17:57:43-04:00April 14th, 2021|
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