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 »

Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

With human trafficking incidents reported in almost all 92 counties, the General Assembly has recently passed a bill that aims to decrease the number of human trafficking cases by increasing penalties for the criminals involved. Senate Enrolled Act 155 makes needed updates to Indiana's human trafficking laws to support justice for victims. more »