Ford’s assisted living bill signed into law

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Last Thursday, Senate Bill (SB) 169 was signed into law by the governor. The bill, authored by State Senator J.D. Ford (D─Indianapolis), requires housing with services establishments, the legal classification for assisted living facilities, to publicize specific information about the care they provide [...]

2021-04-20T14:03:41-04:00April 20th, 2021|

Sen. Jean Breaux thankful for Medicaid coverage expansion

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, State Senator Jean Breaux (D─Indianapolis) issued a statement following the announcement that postpartum Medicaid coverage in Indiana would be extended from two months to one year. "Just a few weeks ago, I sent a letter to the governor imploring his administration to [...]

2021-04-15T16:07:22-04:00April 15th, 2021|

Sen. Breaux’s Senate Bill 292 passes unanimously out of the Senate

INDIANAPOLIS–Yesterday, the Senate unanimously concurred with the amendments from the House on Senate Bill (SB) 292. Authored by State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis), ranking minority member of the Senate Health and Provider's Services Committee, SB 292 will require residential and long-term care facilities to report [...]

2021-04-14T18:22:17-04:00April 14th, 2021|

Legislation targets racial disparities in Indiana health care

INDIANAPOLIS─This week, State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) successfully advocated for two policy proposals that will specifically target racial disparities in Indiana's health care. House Bill (HB) 1007 establishes the State Health Improvement Plan and Grant Program, which is charged with preparing a plan to prevent [...]

2021-04-14T17:57:43-04:00April 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|

Minority Leader Taylor responds to governor’s address

INDIANAPOLIS - Tonight Governor Holcomb addressed the State of Indiana on the one-year anniversary of his first stay-at-home order. State Senator Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) had the following response to the governor's statement: "I share Governor Holcomb's pride in how Hoosiers came together to face this [...]

2021-03-23T18:38:23-04:00March 23rd, 2021|
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