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Lawson on HEA 1337 court ruling: “Let’s just get rid of this law”

Lawson on HEA 1337 court ruling: “Let’s just get rid of this law”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2016   INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Floor Leader Linda Lawson from Hammond today issued the following statement after a U.S. District Court judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking an onerous new anti-choice law (House Enrolled Act 1337) from going into effect on Friday (July 1):   “HEA 1337 is a horrible law, and it deserves to be tossed into the trash. The legislation was conceived Read More...

Rep. Klinker appointed to Legislative Study Committees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 28, 2016 INDIANAPOLIS–Legislative leaders named State Rep. Sheila Klinker (D-Lafayette) to five committees that will meet and consider a variety of legislative subjects during the coming months.           Klinker will continue to serve on the State Budget Committee as well as be a member of the Interim Study Committee on Public Safety & Military Affairs, the Indiana Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (IACIR), the Indiana Commission Read More...

Rep. Smith appointed to legislative study committees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2016   INDIANAPOLIS—State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) has been named to three state legislative study committees that will meet to review a variety of issues during the coming months.                 Dr. Smith was appointed to the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM), the Interim Study Committee on Education; and the Interim Study Committee on Government.             The interim committees explore a significant range Read More...