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Expanding Telehealth

Friday, May 20, 2022

Telehealth has become a popular, more accessible method of health care delivery for Hoosiers, especially since the pandemic. Recently, advancements in new technology revealed a higher need for telehealth services; however, eligible providers are limited. Senate Enrolled Act 284 consolidates Medicaid telehealth language and extends the types of practitioners who can practice telehealth more »

Protecting Hoosier Kids - Judah's Law

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

No child should be put in an abusive or potentially life-threatening situation. Senate Enrolled Act 410 creates a pathway for an unlicensed caregiver to intervene on a child's behalf in a juvenile court proceeding to terminate a parent-child relationship if that relative believes a certain outcome will pose a threat to a child's safety. more »

Attracting Sports and Tourism to Indiana

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

While Indiana was already known for hosting the largest single-day sporting event - the Indianapolis 500 - as well as our love of basketball, our state has emerged as a hub for major sporting and tourism events. Senate Enrolled Act 245 establishes the statewide sports and tourism bid fund in order to help Indiana communities access additional resources they may need to hold major events. more »

Preventing Suicides and Overdoses

Friday, May 6, 2022

Losing a loved one to suicide or overdose is always a tragedy and has a lasting effect on individuals, families and communities. According to the Center for Disease Control, suicide and drug overdose are two of the top leading causes of death in the United States. In order to help prevent these fatalities in Indiana, the General Assembly passed Senate Enrolled Act 84. more »

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 »