Melton Statement on President Biden Pardon of Marijuana Possession

INDIANAPOLIS–On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced plans to pardon all federal offenses of simple marijuana possession and called on state governors to do the same. He also announced his request for the reclassification of marijuana. This drastic move could shape the future of marijuana policy [...]

2022-10-06T16:47:28-04:00October 6th, 2022|

Melton Joins Mayor of Atlanta, Amazon for D.C. Panel

INDIANAPOLIS—On Friday, Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) joined Mayor of Atlanta, Andre Dickens, and Amazon in Washington, D.C. for a panel during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference. The CBC ALC is an opportunity for policy-makers, leaders and stakeholders to have meaningful [...]

2022-10-04T10:21:14-04:00October 4th, 2022|

Melton Shares Update on Automatic Taxpayer Refunds

Dear Neighbor, As you may know, the Indiana General Assembly was called into special session in July to provide relief for Hoosiers through taxpayer refunds. Senate Bill 2, which I co-authored to authorize refunds to Hoosiers, was immediately signed into law and automatic taxpayer refunds [...]

2022-09-02T09:25:25-04:00August 31st, 2022|

Melton, Biden Administration Partner on Fair Lending to Black Businesses

INDIANAPOLIS—Last week, Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) hosted a roundtable with the Small Business Administration (SBA) in Gary, IN to discuss efforts to connect Black-owned small businesses with essential capital. "I want to thank the SBA Regional Administrator Geri Aglipay and her team [...]

2022-08-25T14:15:44-04:00August 17th, 2022|

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|
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