Qaddoura Statement on the Education Committee Passage of HB 1134

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Senate Education Committee amended and voted on HB 1134. The legislation passed the committee by a vote of 8-5 with Senator Jean Leising joining the Senate Democratic members in opposition. State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis) offered the following statement: “I have opposed HB [...]

2022-02-23T16:16:50-05:00February 23rd, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate Education Committee Passage of HB 1041

INDIANAPOLIS—Today the Senate Education and Career Development Committee passed HB 1041 on a party-line vote. HB 1041 would prohibit transgender girls from playing on girls' sports teams. Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis), Ranking Minority Member on the Senate Education and Career Development Committee made the following statement: “I’m [...]

2022-02-16T14:29:39-05:00February 16th, 2022|

Yoder Commends Passage of Amendment to SB 356

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, Senate Bill 356 passed out of second reading. State Senator Shelli Yoder (D-Bloomington) offered Amendment #2, which would require that adjunct teachers complete trainings on bullying prevention, child abuse and neglect, youth suicide awareness and prevention and human trafficking. Yoder released the following [...]

2022-02-01T17:21:35-05:00February 1st, 2022|

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|
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