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Sad times in Indiana due to RFRA, notes Rep. Gregory W. Porter

Sad times in Indiana due to RFRA, notes Rep. Gregory W. Porter
For immediate release: March 31, 2015   STATEHOUSE - “These are sad times in Indiana. At a time when we should be looking forward, we find our leaders determined to take us back to a time when discrimination was the order of the day. “Last week, Gov. Mike Pence signed into law Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 101. It has been dubbed a ‘religious freedom’ bill, when in truth it provides license for anyone to discriminate against others by using the excuse of religious belief. It brings Read More...

State Rep. Christina Hale shares schedule of upcoming District 87 Community Chats

State Rep. Christina Hale shares schedule of upcoming District 87 Community Chats
For immediate release: March 31, 2015               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 Read More...

Bill improving pension fund options awaiting governor's signature

Bill improving pension fund options awaiting governor's signature
For immediate release: March 31, 2015   INDIANAPOLIS - Legislation co-sponsored by State Rep. Chuck Moseley (D-Portage) that would provide members of public pension and retirement funds with more withdrawal options is making its way to Gov. Mike Pence for final approval. Members of the Indiana House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 265 earlier this week 93-0. SB 265 would authorize the Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) to transfer a member’s contributions from the 1977 Read More...