Reinforcing Free Speech on College Campuses

Thursday, April 28, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court has continuously upheld First Amendment rights on state college campuses by stressing the importance of promoting an environment of different ideas and free academic discussion. Unfortunately, concerns regarding colleges limiting student expression when their stances differ from a favored viewpoint have arisen. In response to these concerns, House Enrolled Act 1190 reinforces free speech and association on college campuses. more »

Protecting Rape Victims

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Previously, rape was only defined as having occurred if the victim was forced, threatened, mentally incapacitated or unaware of the attack. House Enrolled Act 1079 changes the law to include situations where a victim verbally or physically demonstrates the contact is not consensual. more »

Increasing Our Nursing Workforce

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Indiana health care workers are very important to our communities across the state. Even before the pandemic, Indiana was facing a nursing shortage. In an effort to bolster Indiana's nursing workforce, the General Assembly passed House Enrolled Act 1003. more »

Preventing Coerced Abortions

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

No woman should ever be pressured into ending the life of her unborn child. In order to further protect the rights of pregnant women, Indiana Senate Republicans passed House Enrolled Act 1217 this year. more »

Ensuring School Board Transparency

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Locally elected school boards make many important decisions that affect the quality of K-12 schools, but in recent years, some parents have expressed concern regarding the lack of public input at school board meetings. House Enrolled Act 1130 and Senate Enrolled Act 83 provide solutions to this issue. more »