Melton comments on opposition to veto override of SEA 5

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the Indiana Senate voted to override Governor Holcomb’s veto of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 5, legislation that strips local health officials of their power to implement health protections during an emergency. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement on his [...]

2021-05-10T16:22:34-04:00May 10th, 2021|

Melton comments on end of 2021 legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement commenting on the end of the 2021 legislative session: “Before the start of the 2021 legislative session, I was very cognizant that we were entering one of our most important sessions yet. In my [...]

2021-04-28T11:12:24-04:00April 26th, 2021|

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|
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