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|

Sen. J.D. Ford responds to new teacher compensation report

Senate Democratic Caucus Chair J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) – and ranking minority member on the Senate Education Committee – gave the following response to the newly released Teacher Compensation Commission report: "I'm glad that state leaders may finally start to listen to Indiana's teachers. However, this [...]

2020-12-14T15:22:20-05:00December 14th, 2020|

Ford on court striking Indiana voting law

On Thursday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana ruled Indiana’s signature-match requirement for mail-in absentee ballots as unconstitutional. The Court cited the Due Process Clause and Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in their injunction against the law because thousands [...]

2020-08-21T13:15:28-04:00August 21st, 2020|

Melton, Ford statement on Capitol Police altercation

INDIANAPOLIS — Over the weekend, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) and State Senator J.D. Ford (D-Indianapolis) joined a group of Hoosiers on the south steps of the Indiana Statehouse for the ‘Beyond the Big Tent – Black Voices in Politics' rally.  Following a thunderstorm alert [...]

2020-07-14T09:23:15-04:00July 14th, 2020|
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