Child Safety and Welfare

Child Safety and Welfare

Two proposals unanimously approved, successful day for freshman legislator

INDIANAPOLIS – On Wednesday, two proposals offered by freshman legislator, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Merrillville), were unanimously approved. Senate Bill (SB) 475 would require the...

Mrvan proposal to assist Hoosier children passes House committee

INDIANAPOLIS-- A proposal co-authored by State Senator Frank Mrvan (D-Hammond) that would assist victims of child abuse was approved by the House Education Committee...

Session Halftime: 16 Bills We Followed during Deadline Week

Deadline Week This week we paid close attention to 16 key pieces of legislation that were on the Senate calendar to be considered for 2nd and...

Committee deadlines: Making the Cut

On Thursday, the Senate met their committee hearing deadline. Good or bad, here’s what happened this week as committees rushed to make final changes...

A closer look: The rising cost of child care in Indiana

Access to affordable child care is a national issue, and the state of Indiana is at the forefront of that debate. According to the Child Care Aware...

Senate Bills as they stand: The good, the bad and the ugly

The 2017 session of the Indiana General Assembly is in full swing and bills are moving through the legislative process. Here, we will highlight a number...

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2017 Session Adjourns: An update from Sine Die

Late last week, the Indiana General Assembly rushed to wrap-up state business at the close of the 2017 legislative session. At the start of...

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