Melton Statement on the 2021 Fiscal Year Close-Out

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the State Auditor released the Fiscal Year 2021 closeout information, which provides details on the financial status of the state. This information shows that in the last three months, general fund revenue came into the state $1.2 billion higher than was forecasted in April. [...]

2021-07-14T15:31:58-04:00July 14th, 2021|

Melton Comments on Attorney General Rokita’s Critical Race Theory Remarks

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, Assistant Democratic Leader and member of the Senate Education and Career Development Committee, Eddie Melton (D-Gary), issued the following statement criticizing Attorney General Todd Rokita's unnecessary and discriminatory overreach into education policy: "I was extremely disturbed after reading Attorney General Rokita's remarks on Critical [...]

2021-06-23T15:38:49-04:00June 23rd, 2021|

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|
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