Governor unemployment action “simply incomprehensible”

INDIANAPOLIS ─ This past week, Governor Eric Holcomb confirmed his plans to stop letting Hoosiers participate in federally funded unemployment programs that have protected our economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. State Senator Karen Tallian (D─Ogden Dunes) gave the following statement in response to the Governor's [...]

2021-05-20T09:20:37-04:00May 20th, 2021|

Affordable housing study topic means big things for Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS ─ Yesterday the Indiana Legislative Council announced the topics that will be taken up by study committees this summer. These study committees consider numerous subjects and recommend legislation for the next legislative session. Only topics referred by the Legislative Council can be studied by [...]

2021-05-11T15:15:12-04:00May 11th, 2021|

SB 336 threatens annual revenue of LaPorte and Porter counties

INDIANAPOLIS — Today, Senate Bill (SB) 336 passed through the Senate and will now either be signed into law or vetoed by Governor Holcomb. State Senator Karen Tallian (D—Ogden Dunes) released the following statement on the bill's impact on the people of LaPorte and Porter counties: [...]

2021-04-21T16:27:27-04:00April 21st, 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|

Indiana unemployment rate at 3.6% in November 2018

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced Indiana’s November unemployment figures. The state’s unemployment rate stood at 3.6% for November and remained lower than the national rate of 3.7%. The national rate remained steady as well from October. The state’s rate of 3.6% is also steady [...]

2018-12-28T10:25:27-05:00December 26th, 2018|

Tallian files bill to raise the state’s minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS – This week, State Senator Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) filed a bill to support Hoosier workers and their families. Her bill, SB 214, would increase the state minimum wage to $11.12 an hour. It would also eliminate the tip credit in determining the minimum [...]

2018-12-20T14:56:28-05:00December 20th, 2018|
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