Melton Helps Gary Police Secure State Funding For Body Cameras

INDIANAPOLIS—Last week, the City of Gary's application for the Local Body Camera Grant was approved with full funding. The city will receive $88,000, the second-largest award in this year's cycle, to go toward body cameras for Gary law enforcement officers. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader and [...]

2022-04-11T13:49:56-04:00April 11th, 2022|

Melton Op-Ed: 1134 is Government Censorship

Even in its amended form, House Bill 1134 is still nothing more than a blatant attempt to insert government censorship into classrooms. People testifying said the bill is necessary to ban the teaching of Critical Race Theory, despite the governor and Indiana Department of Education leaders saying [...]

2022-03-07T13:32:13-05:00February 24th, 2022|

Melton and Pol Statement on the shooting of Gary Police Sergeant

GARY— Today, Gary police officers responded to a call of shots fired near 5th Avenue and Lincoln Street in Gary. Sgt. William Fazekas was shot during the encounter and is currently in stable condition and being moved to an Illinois hospital for additional treatment. Sgt. Fazekas is [...]

2022-02-07T16:57:36-05:00February 7th, 2022|

Melton Comments on Defeat of SB 352

INDIANAPOLIS—Today in the Senate, Senate Bill (SB) 352 was defeated after failing to receive a constitutional majority to pass. Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement on the defeat of SB 352: “While I commend Sen. Zay for working on this [...]

2022-01-26T10:59:43-05:00January 26th, 2022|
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