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IBLC calls for end to violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2016   INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC) Chairman State Senator Lonnie M. Randolph (D-East Chicago) today issued the following statement in response to the recent shootings in St. Paul, MN, Baton Rouge, LA and Dallas, Texas: “The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus members would like to extend our prayers to the families of those whose lives have been lost in recent days due to overaggressive police officers, as well as to the Read More...

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...