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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...

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...

Melton: Douglass, Young gave voice to the voiceless

During this Black History Month, I have spent a considerable amount of time reflecting on the deep-rooted history of my people in the United...

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...

Latino Roundtable holds annual Latino Advocacy Day

On Tuesday, members of the Senate Democrat caucus and members of the Latino Roundtable hosted an event in the Indiana Statehouse to celebrate the annual...

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...

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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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