Friday, February 9, 2018

Legislative Update

from IAUW:

Follow along during the 2018 legislative session
The 2018 session of the Indiana General Assembly (IGA) began on January 3 and will end no later than March 14.  This is a "short session" where lawmakers will discuss a range of issues that likely have minimal fiscal impact because it is not a budget-making year.  We are at the halfway point in session where bills that passed one chamber will now have the chance to move forward in the other chamber.  There were a total of 901 bills introduced this session and only 302 are still alive.
 
Below are some helpful links that will help you follow along during the legislative session.

At the Statehouse - Take ActionCheck out our Third House / Meet Your Legislator event calendar
Legislators often offer a preview, progress report or summary at "Third House" sessions or "meet your legislator" sessions.  We at Indiana United Ways work to maintain the calendar of Third House meetings throughout the state.  Check out the calendar (or the printable version) for a date and location near you (updated regularly throughout the legislative session).  Upcoming meet your legislator events are being held in the following communities:
  • Bartholomew County - every Monday 7:30am
  • Hendricks County - February 26 at 7:00am
  • Howard County - February 23 at 8:00am
  • Huntington County - February 10 at 10:00am
  • Madison County - February 26 at 6:00pm
  • St. Joseph County - February 16 at 12:00pm
  • Tippecanoe County - February 10, 17 at 7:30am
  • Tipton County - February 10 at 10:00am
  • Vigo County - February 10 at 10:00am
If you attend, drop us a note to share a little about your experience.

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