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Governor owes Indiana a better explanation why he is not seeking the pre-K grant

Governor owes Indiana a better explanation why he is not seeking the pre-K grant
For immediate release: Oct. 17, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - State Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie) said Gov. Mike Pence owes Muncie and the rest of the state a more complete explanation about why he did not submit the state’s application for an $80 million federal grant for early childhood education. “I was shocked and dismayed to learn of the governor’s 11th-hour decision, which was not publicly announced, but surfaced in an internal email to the Indiana Early Learning Advisory Read More...

IHDC Leader Pelath says governor's miscue on pre-k ends a bad week for public schoolchildren in Indiana

IHDC Leader Pelath says governor's miscue on pre-k ends a bad week for public schoolchildren in Indiana
For immediate release: Oct. 17, 2014   INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath from Michigan City today issued the following statement on events from the past week that impact Hoosier schoolchildren: “The people of Indiana have just seen a week where their leaders talked like pro wrestlers, while demonstrating the backbone of invertebrates. It would be fun to watch if these circumstances didn’t offer grim omens for the schoolchildren of Indiana. “Let us Read More...

State Budget Committee approves major IUPUI projects

State Budget Committee approves major IUPUI projects
For immediate release: Oct. 17, 2014   STATEHOUSE - State Rep. Justin Moed (D-Indianapolis) said the Indiana State Budget Committee (ISBC) approved two major projects for the Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) campus during the committee’s meeting in Richmond today (Oct. 17). The ISBC agreed to allow the construction of a new, $45.2 million dollar residence hall on campus as well as a $20 million renovation of the Indiana University Natatorium, also on the IUPUI Read More...