Health and Wellness

Taylor Responds to SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the United States Supreme Court handed down its ruling in the case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion reverses the 50-year precedent set by the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade which made access to abortion care a constitutional right. This ruling returns [...]

2022-06-24T12:42:22-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Yoder Responds to SCOTUS’s Dobbs Ruling

BLOOMINGTON—Today, the Supreme Court issued their decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The opinion reneges on 5 decades of previous law, essentially overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling and returning the issue of abortion to individual states. State Senator Shelli Yoder [...]

2022-06-28T15:31:03-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Breaux Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Ruling

INDIANAPOLIS—This week, a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade was leaked from the United States Supreme Court. State Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement in response: “I find this leaked draft from Justice Alito extremely disturbing. One of the things we [...]

2022-05-06T09:01:04-04:00May 6th, 2022|

Taylor Bone Marrow Recruitment Program Legislation Passes Committee

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, legislation introduced by Senate Democratic Leader Greg Taylor (D-Indianapolis) was approved out of the Senate Health and Provider Services Committee with unanimous support. Sen. Taylor’s Senate Bill 398 would allow the Indiana Department of Health to establish a bone marrow recruitment program and post [...]

2022-01-26T14:14:11-05:00January 26th, 2022|

Lanane Responds to Governor Holcomb’s COVID Update

INDIANAPOLIS—On Wednesday, Governor Holcomb gave his first COVID update in several weeks as Omicron cases rise and ICU beds fill across the state. State Senator Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) released the following statement: "The Governor is only partially correct when he says it is impossible to [...]

2021-12-29T16:24:04-05:00December 29th, 2021|

Lanane Applauds Biden’s Omicron Response Measures

INDIANAPOLIS—On Tuesday, President Biden announced that he would be shipping 500 million free rapid COVID tests across the country. Indiana will also be receiving immediate support from federal medical personnel and additional ventilators and equipment from the national stockpile to alleviate overcrowding and relieve overworked [...]

2021-12-21T15:31:22-05:00December 21st, 2021|
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