Qaddoura opposes SEA 5 veto override

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, Indiana's Senate voted to override Governor Holcomb's veto of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 5. SEA 5 mandates that, if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency that is not addressed by an executive order or if a local order [...]

2021-05-11T10:03:55-04:00May 10th, 2021|

Sen. Yoder voices opposition to SEA 5 veto override

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Today, the Legislature reconvened to consider overriding Governor Holcomb's veto of Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 5 and to consider the Technical Corrections Bill, Senate Bill 421. SEA 5 says that if a local order addresses an aspect of a declared emergency that is [...]

2021-05-10T16:27:09-04:00May 10th, 2021|

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|
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