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|

Women Making History: State Senator Shelli Yoder

In honor of Women's History Month, the Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus is highlighting the women senators in our caucus. This week, we're highlighting State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington), whose journey from stocking shelves at a local hardware store, to seminary and a career in human services, to [...]

2021-03-23T09:16:43-04:00March 23rd, 2021|
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