Public Safety

Qaddoura Statement on Indiana Revenue Situation

INDIANAPOLIS- The State Budget Committee heard testimony today that the state's revenue is an unprecedented $3.3 billion above forecasts for the current budget cycle. The state will have reserves of $5.1 billion for this fiscal year and $4.1 billion in the next fiscal year. Senator [...]

2021-12-16T12:19:05-05:00December 16th, 2021|

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|
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