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|

Governor unemployment action “simply incomprehensible”

INDIANAPOLIS ─ This past week, Governor Eric Holcomb confirmed his plans to stop letting Hoosiers participate in federally funded unemployment programs that have protected our economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. State Senator Karen Tallian (D─Ogden Dunes) gave the following statement in response to the Governor's [...]

2021-05-20T09:20:37-04:00May 20th, 2021|

Affordable housing study topic means big things for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Yesterday the Indiana Legislative Council announced the topics that will be taken up by study committees this summer. These study committees consider numerous subjects and recommend legislation for the next legislative session. Only topics referred by the Legislative Council can be studied by [...]

2021-05-11T15:15:12-04:00May 11th, 2021|

Qaddoura opposes SEA 5 veto override

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, Indiana's Senate voted to override Governor Holcomb's veto of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 5. SEA 5 mandates that, if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency that is not addressed by an executive order or if a local order [...]

2021-05-11T10:03:55-04:00May 10th, 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|
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