2017 Indiana Legislative News & Resources
VOTING RIGHTS / ELECTIONS
If your legislator serves on any of the committees these bills are assigned to, please email or call (as a constituent) asking them to support or oppose the following:HB1178 (Kersey), provides an application to obtain or renew a driver’s license automatically serves as a voter registration. SUPPORT
HB1329 (Slager), requires a voter who casts an absentee ballot to supply an I.D. photocopy. OPPOSE
Click here to learn more about the League’s long history of supporting voting rights and access to the vote.
One of the latest anti-choice bills filed is
(Houchin) which, among other things, would make it illegal for anyone to assist an unemancipated minor in seeking abortion services. Rep. Curt Nisly also filed
The LWV’s position on reproductive health care, supporting positions on individual liberties, and meeting basic human needs can be consulted here in the LWV 2018-2020 Impact on Issues.
Excerpted from an AFT Indiana update. No action is requested.The Senate Education Committee met this week and took testimony on:
SB 35 + Teacher Evaluations (Ford) that would hold teachers harmless until 2020.
SB 86 + School Curriculum (Leising) calling for cursive writing to be taught.
SB 87 + Report Cards (Leising) that would mandate use of letter grades on report cards rather than sole use of standards based reporting.