Local Government and Elections

Local Government and Elections

Bill to appoint state school superintendent resurrected

Senate Bill 179 would have required the Superintendent of Public Instruction to become an appointed position by the Governor, instead of being an elected...

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...

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...

Senate Democrats unveil 2017 legislative priorities

The Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus’ priorities for the 2017 session align legislative action with the needs of real Hoosiers. While the main focus will...

STATEMENT: Lanane applauds preliminary draft for independent redistricting comission

INDIANAPOLIS – On Monday, Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) issued the following statement after the Special Interim Study Committee on Redistricting approved a...

Details of independent redistricting debated in third hearing

On Monday, the Special Interim Committee on Redistricting held its third meeting to hear public testimony and to begin discussing the structure of a...

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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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