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Updated District 87 Community Chats Schedule

Updated District 87 Community Chats Schedule
For immediate release: Aug. 29, 2014           STATEHOUSE - Concerns? Ideas? Questions?        Below you will find a list of the Indiana House District 87 Community Chats scheduled to give us an opportunity to meet face-to-face to discuss ideas or concerns you may have about Indiana state government.        Please take these opportunities to share directly with me your thoughts about the significant challenges facing our neighborhoods, District 87, and our entire state. I want Read More...

Pelath: Camp Summit about to be sacrificed to Pence administration’s surplus worship

Pelath:  Camp Summit about to be sacrificed to Pence administration’s surplus worship
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 29, 2014 INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement upon receiving word that Gov. Mike Pence and the state Department of Corrections (DOC) intend to close the Camp Summit boot camp in LaPorte County: “It has come to our attention that the governor and his administration will announce in the next few days their intentions to close Camp Summit for budgetary reasons. In other words, Read More...

Niezgodski worries that pension changes forcing state worker retirements; seeks study of impact

Niezgodski worries that pension changes forcing state worker retirements; seeks study of impact
For immediate release: Aug. 26, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - Worried that administration-mandated changes are forcing thousands of public employees at the state and local level across Indiana into early retirement, State Rep. David Niezgodski (D-South Bend) today asked lawmakers to examine the scope of a problem that he said is depriving Hoosiers of years of experience in dealing with their problems. “What we are beginning to see is that the changes demanded by the Pence Administration Read More...