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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...

Lanane calls on governor, legislative leaders to focus on outdoor stage safety

INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, Senate Democrat Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) wrote a letter to Governor Mike Pence, Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb and legislative leaders...

Fireworks safety tips for your Fourth of July weekend

The Indiana Senate Democratic Caucus would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Independence Day. While you’re having fun with cookouts, bonfires, family...

2016 Session concludes: 10 key issues that came down to the wire

Civil rights for LGBT Hoosiers The 2015 fight over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) revealed the deficiencies that exist within Indiana’s Civil Rights statutes....

Bills still on the table going into the final week

As the Indiana General Assembly moves into the final week of the 2016 legislative session, there are a number of proposals that have been...

Breaux sheds light on teen dating violence

To stoke a conversation about healthy relationships, and help promote awareness of Teen Dating Violence, Senator Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) proposed Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR)...

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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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