Eddie Melton

Melton Remarks on Governor’s Budget

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, the State Budget Committee met to discuss Governor Holcomb’s recommended biennial budget. State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following remarks: “There were very positive things in Governor Holcomb’s proposed agenda, including eliminating the school textbook fee, investing in K-16, funding his public health [...]

2023-01-05T16:41:00-05:00January 5th, 2023|

Melton: We have the Funds to Invest in Hoosiers in the Upcoming Session

INDIANAPOLIS—Today in State Budget Committee, Indiana’s General Revenue Forecast for the fiscal years 2023-25 was released, predicting an additional $1.6 billion in revenue. Budget Committee Member State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following statement: “Indiana’s revenue continues to outperform expectations and our state is [...]

2022-12-15T14:33:10-05:00December 15th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-10-07T09:37:34-04:00October 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|
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