Tallian op-ed: school funding and collateral damage

In June, the governor and the four legislative caucus leaders agreed: schools should have certainty in their budgets, and school funding should not be cut because of COVID-19. Based on that assurance, Indiana school systems prepared for the 2020-2021 school year. Since then, the Republican [...]

2020-08-14T15:34:21-04:00August 14th, 2020|

Sen. Tallian comments on FY 2020 Close-Out Report

The Indiana Budget Agency today released its report on the close out report for the 2019-20 fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.  This statement is released every year and can be thought of as the year-end balancing of the books for the state's general and [...]

2020-07-16T16:30:27-04:00July 16th, 2020|

Tallian on Planned Parenthood vs. IN Dept. of Health

Congratulations to Planned Parenthood!  They have won yet another case against an extreme supermajority in the Indiana General Assembly to protect women's rights to healthcare. The Case Involved Two Issues:   The first provision challenged in court required that complications from abortions had to be [...]

2020-07-15T12:23:21-04:00July 15th, 2020|

Tallian: We need work share NOW

On Thursday, State Senator Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) announced her support for a work share program in Indiana. A work share program allows employers to reduce hours for their workers as needed, while state Unemployment Insurance still pays a portion of the remaining amount of [...]

2020-05-22T13:29:50-04:00May 22nd, 2020|

Tallian statement on Betty Cockrum passing

On Monday, former Indiana Planned Parenthood leader and women's rights activist Betty Cockrum passed away. State Senator Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) made the following statement in response to the tragic news: "I am saddened beyond words to hear of Betty's passing. Betty was a hero [...]

2020-05-19T17:47:37-04:00May 19th, 2020|

Tallian – Hate: High Crimes and Misdemeanors

HATE:  HIGH CRIMES and MISDEMEANORS Every parent knows the problem: You have an errant child, demanding attention through loud, bad behavior.  Do you respond immediately to his bad behavior, or do you let it go unnoticed, refusing to give legitimacy to the bad behavior by [...]

2020-05-18T12:05:13-04:00May 15th, 2020|
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