Melton Urges State to Begin Taking Steps to Address Monkeypox

INDIANAPOLIS—On Wednesday, Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) sent a letter to Dr. Kristina Box requesting information about the steps being taken to address the Monkeypox outbreak in our state, which has been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organization. As [...]

2022-08-08T17:52:38-04:00August 4th, 2022|

Melton Statement on Abortion Ban Proposal Passing Senate

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, Senate Bill 1 passed out of the Senate with a vote of 26-20. The policy, which was opposed by every Hoosier who testified, was amended on second reading to include additional restrictions, including restrictions on when a victim of rape or incest could access [...]

2022-07-30T16:58:58-04:00July 30th, 2022|

Melton Comments on Committee Passage of Unpopular Abortion Ban Proposal

INDIANAPOLIS–Today, Senate Bill 1 passed out of the Senate Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee along party lines. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement: “After the public testimony we received, there’s no reason the proposed abortion ban bill should have passed [...]

2022-07-26T15:03:51-04:00July 26th, 2022|

Melton Comments on Fiscal 2022 Close-Out

INDIANAPOLIS—On Friday, the Indiana Fiscal Close-Out statement for the year was released. Fiscal Year 2022 will close with a combined balance of over $6.1B in the General Fund. Ranking Minority Member on the Appropriations Committee and Budget Committee member Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following [...]

2022-07-15T15:00:13-04:00July 15th, 2022|

Melton Comments on Infrastructure Development in Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS—This weekend, United States Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg joined the Rainbow PUSH Coalition for its 56th annual International Convention at the South Shore. The Secretary of Transportation discussed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the ongoing efforts to revitalize our nation’s infrastructure. [...]

2022-07-07T14:17:43-04:00June 22nd, 2022|
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