education

Rep. Vernon Smith Discusses the Disenfranchisement of HB 1315

May 29, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Democratic State Representative Dr. Vernon Smith of Gary issued the following op/ed discussing the passage of House Bill 1315. Smith says the measure, passed.

Rep. Vernon G. Smith appointed to Distressed Unit Appeal Board

May 18, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS — House Democratic Leader Terry Goodin of Austin has appointed State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) to the Distressed Unit Appeal Board (DUAB). Smith.

Rep. Vernon G. Smith expresses concerns over Gary schools takeover bill in upcoming special session

April 30, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS — State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the Republican plan to resurrect a bill during the upcoming special session to take away the.

Goodin: House Democratic priorities for 2018 include helping families, investigating DCS, reforming elections

January 3, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Democratic Leader Terry Goodin from Austin announced today that the caucus will focus in the 2018 Indiana General Assembly on initiatives.

IBLC welcomes world to Indy this week for National Black Caucus of State Legislators’ Annual Conference

November 29, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – Starting Thursday (November 30), the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus (IBLC) is teaming up with the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) to.

DeVos hands out millions to charter schools while public schools suffer

October 4, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is giving Indiana $59 million of tax money to expand charter.

Governor signs into law two bills authored by Summers

April 13, 2017

For immediate release: April 13, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS – Two measures authored by State Representative Vanessa Summers (D-Indianapolis) to create study committees on issues that concern.

House GOP squashes Porter efforts at fiscal responsibility, accountability

March 27, 2017

For immediate release: March 27, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Republicans told State Rep. Gregory W. Porter (D-Indianapolis) and fellow House Democrats that they are.