NWI Senate Democrats respond to Visclosky’s retirement

INDIANAPOLIS – This week Representative Pete Visclosky announced his intention to retire from his long-held Congressional seat in Northwest Indiana (NWI). The Senate Democrats’ NWI Delegation, consisting of State Senators Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes), Eddie Melton (D-Gary), Lonnie Randolph (D-East Chicago) and Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond), [...]

2020-01-06T10:56:29-05:00November 8th, 2019|

Transit: The often-overlooked backbone of communities

Two things you may not have noticed about the new two-year state budget: the disregard of transit funding and the cutting of intercity rail travel (specifically the Hoosier State line). Whether we use it or not, public transportation and rail transit are two things that [...]

2019-07-18T11:33:23-04:00July 18th, 2019|

Working for a Better District 2

Below are some of the bills Senator Randolph worked on during the 2019 legislative session. Defending students against water contamination This session, Senator Randolph drafted legislation to mandate the annual lead testing of school drinking water in Hammond and Gary. This came in direct response [...]

2019-05-16T14:37:42-04:00May 16th, 2019|

Indiana Military and Veterans Legislative Day

On Monday, all of us at the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus were pleased to witness the fifth annual Indiana Military and Veterans Legislative Day here at the Statehouse. State Senator David Niezgodski (D-South Bend), co-hosted the event and shared his own testimony. “Though I am [...]

2019-02-11T16:23:43-05:00February 11th, 2019|
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