Senate Democrats Respond as Republican Disarray Over Vaccines Puts Federal Benefits at Risk

INDIANAPOLIS—This week, lawmakers were called in for a surprise session to consider a proposal to end Indiana's public health emergency. The proposal includes language cracking down on vaccine requirements by private businesses and government related entities like public schools and state-funded universities. Senate Democratic members [...]

2021-11-23T17:01:03-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

Senator Lanane Calls Out Governor Holcomb’s Irresponsible Statement on President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

INDIANAPOLIS- On Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that businesses with over 100 employees must require their workers to be vaccinated or tested for the COVID-19 virus weekly. Senator Tim Lanane released the following statement regarding Governor Holcomb's opposition to this mandate: "Governor Holcomb's opposition to [...]

2021-09-10T17:07:06-04:00September 10th, 2021|

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|
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