Hoosier Economy

Pol Comments on Health Committee Hearing on Cannabis

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Interim Committee on Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Human Services heard testimony on Delta 8, Delta 9, and other THC products regarding potential health benefits, potential decriminalization, and other potential consequences. State Senator Rodney Pol Jr. (D-Chesterton) offered the following statement about [...]

2022-09-20T16:25:32-04:00September 20th, 2022|

Qaddoura Op-ed: Open the Budget and Invest in All Hoosiers

Word count: 551 Next week, the Indiana General Assembly will convene in response to the Governor's call to restrict women’s reproductive care and approve sending $225 relief checks to Hoosiers, an action that will cost Hoosier taxpayers over $250,000 just to convene the legislature. Last [...]

2022-07-19T13:02:12-04:00July 19th, 2022|

Qaddoura calls for opening the state budget during special session

INDIANAPOLIS— Following Governor Holcomb’s formal announcement calling for a special session, State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is calling for the special session to address pressing issues facing Hoosiers by reopening the State Budget to address inflation, support vulnerable [...]

2022-07-14T09:58:29-04:00July 13th, 2022|

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|
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