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|

Sen. Yoder voices opposition to SEA 5 veto override

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, the Legislature reconvened to consider overriding Governor Holcomb's veto of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 5 and to consider the Technical Corrections Bill, Senate Bill 421. SEA 5 says that if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency that is [...]

2021-05-10T16:27:09-04:00May 10th, 2021|

Sen. Yoder comments on Anti-Wetlands Bill on senate floor

INDIANAPOLIS─State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) made the following comments on Senate Bill (SB) 389, otherwise known as the Anti-Wetlands Bill, today in the Senate. The bill removes important regulations protecting Indiana's wetlands. "The Indiana Isolated Wetlands Law was carefully crafted in 2003 to preserve the [...]

2021-04-14T16:51:48-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Senate Democrats oppose ending mask mandate

INDIANAPOLIS—On Tuesday, State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) and State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) held a press conference to discuss the end to the governor’s mask mandate. Sen. Breaux and Sen. Yoder, who both serve on the Senate Health committee, called on the governor to reinstate [...]

2021-04-07T11:48:42-04:00April 7th, 2021|
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