Friday, March 10, 2017

Legislative Update

from IAUW:

Legislative update webinar coming soon
IaUW partners with the Indiana Coalition for Human Services to bring you updates during the legislative session.  The first update webinar was recorded on January 30View the 16 minute recording.  We will continue to share updates about the progress with legislation affecting working Hoosiers, children, seniors and people with disabilities. Additional legislative update webinars will be recorded.  The March 10 webinar has been postponed but a webinar will be available online in the near future.  Check back next Policy Update and register now for the webinar on May 5.
At the Statehouse
Follow along during the 2017 legislative sessionState Capitol
The Indiana General Assembly is past the halfway point and bills that are still moving have crossed-over to the second chamber.  Of the 850 or so bills that were filed at the beginning of session, only 362 are still moving.  The Indiana General Assembly has moved up deadline dates for session and updated key dates include:
  • Committee report deadline - April 3
  • 2nd reading deadline - April 5
  • 3rd reading deadline - April 6
  • Anticipated Sine Die when session adjourns - April 21 or April 22

Links to help you follow are below: 

At the Statehouse - Take Action
Check out our Third House / Meet Your Legislator event calendar
IaUW is tracking Third House Sessions and "meet your legislator" events across the state.  These meetings are opportunities for constituents to talk to their legislators and learn about bills they are working on at the statehouse.  It is important that legislators hear input from their constituents, and these events are a great way for you to connect and share your thoughts.  View our Third House Calendar that will be updated regularly throughout the legislative session.  Check back often for new events as they are posted.  Upcoming events include:
  • Boone County - March 11 at 7:30am
  • Columbus - March 13March 20 at 7:30am
  • Evansville - March 11 at 9:15am
  • Goshen - March 18 at 8:00am
  • Greater Lafayette - March 18 at 7:30am
  • Howard County - March 17 at 8:00am
  • Muncie-Delaware County - March 17 at 11:30am
  • St. Joseph County - March 24 at 12:00pm
  • Vigo County - March 11 at 10:00am
If you attend, drop us a note to share a little about your experience.

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