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Op-Ed, Melton: Governor signs bill to prevent Gary schools’ closure

Sen. Melton wrote the following opinion editorial in response to Senate Enrolled Act 567's signature into law by Governor Eric Holcomb. INDIANAPOLIS – Prior to...

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...

Misplaced priorities on display in new biennial budget

INDIANAPOLIS –Today, the Indiana General Assembly sent House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1001, the state’s biennial appropriation bill, to the governor. The expenditures authorized in...

Approved pre-K expansion bill moves successfully through both chambers

INDANAPOLIS – On the final day of the 2017 legislative session, the Senate approved a measure to expand prekindergarten education in Indiana. The conference...

Op-Ed: Melton believes revenue forecast shows room for strategic investment

Yesterday, the Indiana Budget Committee met to receive the updated revenue estimates provided in December of 2016 by the Revenue Technical Forecast Committee. These...

Tallian responds to updated, positive revenue forecast

INDIANAPOLIS – Today the Indiana Budget Committee met to receive an update pertaining to the projected revenues for the state’s biennial budget. The Revenue...

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Lanane OpEd: “Is this the best we can do for children in Indiana?”

The 2017 Kids Count Data Report published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Indiana Youth Institute ranks Indiana 28th among states for...

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