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|

Qaddoura Statement on Indiana Revenue Situation

INDIANAPOLIS- The State Budget Committee heard testimony today that the state's revenue is an unprecedented $3.3 billion above forecasts for the current budget cycle. The state will have reserves of $5.1 billion for this fiscal year and $4.1 billion in the next fiscal year. Senator [...]

2021-12-16T12:19:05-05:00December 16th, 2021|

Sen. Tallian proposes amendments to Indiana’s state budget

INDIANAPOLIS─Today, State Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) proposed six amendments to Indiana's biennial state budget. These amendments included efforts to raise teacher pay, improve unemployment insurance benefits, help the state save money, and redirect resources to programs that help families. All but one of her [...]

2021-04-12T18:00:32-04:00April 12th, 2021|
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