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|

It’s time to invest in Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, the revenue forecast was released showing an increase in Indiana's revenue projections by $2.4 billion over the next 3 years. Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement on the revenue forecast: “We know that economic growth is tied to educational [...]

2021-04-15T13:15:06-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Senate Democrats make second attempt to fix school funding formula

Indianapolis—Today, Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) made a second attempt to fix the school funding formula in House Bill 1001, offering an amendment similar to the one he put forth on behalf of the Senate Democratic Caucus in Thursday’s Senate Appropriations Committee. The proposed [...]

2021-04-13T08:54:50-04:00April 12th, 2021|

Melton fights for amendments to make budget fair and equitable

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) offered several amendments to the state budget, House Bill 1001.  Two of his amendments took language from his Senate Bill (SB) 334. The first would have immediately raised the minimum wage to $10, then to $15 by [...]

2021-04-12T19:30:58-04:00April 12th, 2021|
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