Child Safety and Welfare

Taylor Responds to SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion reverses the 50-year precedent set by the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade which made access to abortion care a constitutional right. This ruling returns [...]

2022-06-24T12:42:22-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Yoder Responds to SCOTUS’s Dobbs Ruling

BLOOMINGTON—Today, the Supreme Court issued their decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion reneges on 5 decades of previous law, essentially overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling and returning the issue of abortion to individual states. State Senator Shelli Yoder [...]

2022-06-28T15:31:03-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate passage of HB 1247

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the Senate passed HB 1247, which would require the statewide child fatality review to include additional details on child fatalities, such as whether the child was in residential care or on a trial home visit. Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis) is a sponsor of the [...]

2022-03-01T16:40:34-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Ford Statement on Committee Passage of HB 1247

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the Senate Child and Family Services Committee passed HB 1247. The bill would require the statewide child fatality review to include additional details on child fatalities, such as whether the child was in residential care or on a trial home visit. Ranking Minority Member [...]

2022-02-21T11:54:28-05:00February 21st, 2022|

Indiana Has a Childcare Issue

There is a concerning lack of childcare across Indiana. We don't even rank close to the top half of the country when it comes to access, cost or quality.(1) High demand for childcare, exacerbated by the pandemic, is pushing prices to levels that an average [...]

2022-02-03T09:21:26-05:00January 18th, 2022|
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