Public Safety

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 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|

Melton and Pol Statement on the shooting of Gary Police Sergeant

GARY— Today, Gary police officers responded to a call of shots fired near 5th Avenue and Lincoln Street in Gary. Sgt. William Fazekas was shot during the encounter and is currently in stable condition and being moved to an Illinois hospital for additional treatment. Sgt. Fazekas is [...]

2022-02-07T16:57:36-05:00February 7th, 2022|

Qaddoura Statement on the Senate’s Passage of SB 230

INDIANAPOLIS— Today, Senator Fady Qaddoura’s (D-Indianapolis) Senate Bill 230 passed out of the Senate 47-1. SB 230 would create a summer study committee to address extreme cases of out-of-state negligent corporate landlords exploiting hard-working Hoosier families, like the current example at Lakeside Pointe at Nora. [...]

2022-02-01T15:52:21-05:00February 1st, 2022|
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