The Gary Legislative Delegation Shares Update on HB 1187

INDIANAPOLIS—On Thursday, a proposal targeting the Gary School Corporation, House Bill 1187, was pulled from the House Ways and Means Committee agenda.  The Gary Legislative Delegation, composed of Sen. Eddie Melton, Sen. Lonnie Randolph, Rep. Vernon Smith, Rep. Earl Harris Jr. and Rep. Ragen Hatcher, [...]

2022-01-20T15:53:22-05:00January 20th, 2022|

Senator Greg Taylor comments on SB 167’s withdrawal

INDIANAPOLIS—Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement on the news that Senate Bill 167 would no longer be considered in the Senate: “I’m glad that Senate Republicans listened to our well-trained and experienced teachers who testified about the damaging consequences of this [...]

2022-01-18T13:22:57-05:00January 18th, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Governor’s State of the State Address

INDIANAPOLIS- Following Governor Holcomb’s State of the State Address, State Senator JD Ford (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement: “I appreciate Governor Holcomb’s address tonight and the progress our state has made over the last year. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Indiana’s economy is growing, [...]

2022-01-11T19:58:03-05:00January 11th, 2022|

Yoder Responds to Education Committee Hearing on SB 167

INDIANAPOLIS—Today Senate Bill 167 was heard in the Senate Committee on Education and Career Development. State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) released the following statement: "Senate Bill 167 is nothing more than a partisan distraction tactic,” Sen. Yoder said. “ Critical race theory isn’t taught in [...]

2022-01-07T14:39:25-05:00January 7th, 2022|

Senator Melton discusses issues with SB 167

INDIANAPOLIS—On Wednesday, the Senate Education and Career Development Committee met for the first time for the 2022 Legislative Session. One of the proposals for consideration was Senate Bill 167, which attempts to ban curriculum not currently being taught in Indiana’s K-12 public schools. Senate Assistant [...]

2022-01-07T09:23:12-05:00January 6th, 2022|
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