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Indiana Cannot Ignore Gun Violence Any Longer

Indiana Cannot Ignore Gun Violence Any Longer

We are facing an epidemic of gun violence. Instead of taking sensible action to keep Hoosiers safe, our Indiana Statehouse Supermajority passed HEA 1296, “permitless carry.” This legislation repealed the Indiana law that required a person to obtain a license to carry...

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Indiana’s Supermajority Now Makes the Choice for Women

Indiana’s Supermajority Now Makes the Choice for Women

Today the Supreme Court stole a freedom away from the American people. In overturning the 49-year-old case Roe v. Wade, the Court has ensured that every Hoosier’s right to bodily autonomy is now subject to the whim of Indiana politicians. That is a power Indiana’s...

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Our Only Choice Now is to Vote 

Our Only Choice Now is to Vote 

In 1973, the United States Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade and empowered adult women with federal protection to control their reproductive medical options. For people like me who grew up in a post-Roe country - -I was only two when the Supreme Court cited the...

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Governor Kernan’s 10 Commandments

Governor Kernan’s 10 Commandments

Strengthening public education in Indiana is at the forefront of my priorities.  It’s personal to me –my children attended Hamilton Southeastern schools in Fishers from kindergarten through high school and both of my parents were public school educators. Mom and...

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House Bill 1134 Would Weaken Our Schools and Community

House Bill 1134 Would Weaken Our Schools and Community

Jocelyn reads to local students. I’m the daughter of two Indiana public educators. My mother was a middle school English teacher, and my father taught social studies before becoming a school counselor, principal, and superintendent. I learned a lot from them about...

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It’s Halftime!

It’s Halftime!

State Capitol of Indiana in Indianapolis. At the Indiana Statehouse, halftime is when the State Senate considers legislation that has been approved by the House of Representatives and The House considers legislation that has been approved by the Senate. Legislation...

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A Win for You

A Win for You

The invitation finally arrived. Common sense tells us it should not have taken as long as it did, but the reality is that supermajority power grabs delayed its arrival.  Through an ordinance passed by Fishers City Council on January 18, 2022, I was invited to sit...

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