Lanane on weekend shootings: The time to act is now

Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) released the following comments in response to the two mass shootings that took place across the country this weekend: "I am shocked and outraged at the shootings that occurred over the weekend in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. [...]

2019-08-05T14:59:48-04:00August 5th, 2019|

Tallian files her first cannabis bills of the 2019 legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS – On Tuesday, State Senator Karen Tallian (D-Portage) filed two cannabis-related bills. The first bill would create a Cannabis Compliance Commission, which would oversee state regulation of anything related to the sale, use, or consumption of cannabis. The other would legalize recreational marijuana possession [...]

2018-12-18T14:18:18-05:00December 18th, 2018|

If not now, then when?

Six years ago today, I remember being at a work luncheon and getting the news about Sandy Hook. I remember excusing myself to use the restroom where I broke down. How could this happen? How can anyone do this? These are children! Thoughts raced through [...]

2018-12-14T12:02:06-05:00December 14th, 2018|

Text to 9-1-1 service now available statewide

Traditional 9-1-1 services have been a principal public service tool for Hoosiers for many years to report a crime, a fire, or to seek emergency care. In fact, Huntington, Indiana was the first city in the United States to implement the program in 1968. Now, [...]

2018-08-06T11:12:44-04:00June 7th, 2018|

Be prepared for severe weather season

Each spring and summer, severe storms move through Indiana that can bring with them strong winds, lightning, hail, flooding, and even tornadoes. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provides many suggestions and resources to keep your family safe before, during, and after a weather [...]

2018-08-06T11:16:40-04:00May 10th, 2018|
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