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IBLC statement and reflection on the passing of Aretha Franklin

August 17, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – Below is a statement from the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus concerning the death of Aretha Franklin, who was not only a legendary singer/songwriter,.

Local Back-to-School Jamboree at IU Northwest scheduled for Sat., Sept. 8

August 16, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the Back-to-School Jamboree will be from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8 on the.

Ball State gets OK to proceed with construction of New York Avenue Parking Garage

August 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Sue Errington (D-Muncie) said the State Budget Committee agreed to allow Ball State University to begin building a new parking garage.

Indiana State Budget Committee gives go-ahead for two Purdue projects

August 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Sheila Klinker (D-Lafayette) said the State Budget Committee agreed to allow Purdue University trustees to proceed with the first floor renovation.

Indiana Deaf School gets OK for needed repairs

August 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Gregory W. Porter (D-Indianapolis) said the State Budget Committee gave its approval for several projects at the Indiana School for the.

IU Northwest Anderson Library/Conference Center gets renovations funding approved

August 15, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said the State Budget Committee gave its approval for renovations to the Anderson Library / Conference Center.

House Democratic Leader Terry Goodin’s statement on school safety recommendations

August 10, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – The following statement was issued today by Indiana House Democratic Leader Terry Goodin of Austin in reaction to the release of school safety.

Anniversary of Charlottesville violence brings renewed call for hate crimes legislation in Indiana

August 10, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Gregory W. Porter (D-Indianapolis), who is also the president of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, issued the following statement.