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Niezgodski Asks Governor to Do More on DCS Mess...

Niezgodski Asks Governor to Do More on DCS Mess...
Below is a letter sent to Indiana Gov. Mike Pence from State Rep. David Niezgodski (D-South Bend) about recent controversies swirling around the state’s Department of Child Services (DCS). November 24, 2014   The Honorable Mike Pence Governor of Indiana Indiana Statehouse 200 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN  46204   Dear Governor Pence:   It has been highly disturbing to read the recent newspaper accounts about the Indiana Department of Child Services’ Read More...

Forestal: Audit Needed to Reveal Depths of BMV Incompetence

Forestal: Audit Needed to Reveal Depths of BMV Incompetence
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 25, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis) said an independent audit will be the only means to rebuild public trust in a Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) rocked by constant scandal and incompetence. Forestal, who has served as ranking Democrat on the Indiana House Roads and Transportation Committee the past two years, issued the call a day after it was revealed that the BMV overpaid close to $60,000 in refunds that were needed Read More...

Pelath on jobs reports: Indiana excelling in creating jobs that don't pay well

Pelath on jobs reports: Indiana excelling in creating jobs that don't pay well
For immediate release: Nov. 21, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City issued the following statement on unemployment figures released today by the state Department of Workforce Development (DWD): “Each month’s Indiana Employment Report offers a great deal of sound and fury that signifies very little in helping restore Indiana’s middle class. Take the latest version. “Yes, we may continue to keep our unemployment rate at 5.7 Read More...