Qaddoura Statement on the Passage of HB 1296

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, the Indiana Senate passed the Conference Committee Report for HB 1296. The legislation would allow any individual to carry a firearm in public without obtaining a permit. State Senator Fady Qaddoura (D-Indianapolis) made the following statement: “I am disappointed that the Senate failed [...]

2022-03-08T21:06:31-05:00March 8th, 2022|

Lanane, Porter Call on Legislature to Halt Gas Tax

INDIANAPOLIS—State Sen. Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) and State Rep. Gregory W. Porter (D-Indianapolis) today called for Indiana to put a moratorium on the gas sales and gas excise tax through July amid soaring prices.  They offered this proposal in an alternative conference committee report to the [...]

2022-03-08T15:13:06-05:00March 8th, 2022|

Lanane Comments on Passage of Local Black History Resolutions

INDIANAPOLIS—At the close of Black History Month, State Senator Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) offered two resolutions (SR 52 and SR 53) to honor the exceptional Black men and women that made their mark in Madison and Delaware Counties. Both resolutions passed with unanimous support. Senator Lanane [...]

2022-03-07T17:08:43-05:00March 7th, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate passage of HB 1247

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, the Senate passed HB 1247, which would require the statewide child fatality review to include additional details on child fatalities, such as whether the child was in residential care or on a trial home visit. Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis) is a sponsor of the [...]

2022-03-01T16:40:34-05:00March 1st, 2022|

Ford Statement on the Senate passage of HB 1041

INDIANAPOLIS—On Monday, HB 1041—legislation that would ban transgender girls from playing in girls’ K-12 sports teams — passed out of the Senate. State Senator J.D Ford (D-Indianapolis) released the following statement in response: “Today, I was disappointed and heartbroken to see HB 1041 advance here [...]

2022-03-01T16:32:34-05:00March 1st, 2022|
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