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Melton pushes for accountability and transparency in virtual charter schools

Indianapolis–A recently released report by the Counsel for the State Board of Accounts (SBOA) has revealed new information in the special investigation into the two Indiana virtual schools, Virtual School

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Melton Withdrawals From Gubernatorial Race, Will Focus on State Senate Race

Gary, Indiana — “Over the past six months, I have had the privilege of traveling our state and engaging with thousands of Hoosiers, hearing their concerns about educational funding, economic mobility,

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Melton announces plan to boost teacher pay in 2020

INDIANAPOLIS – On Friday, State Senate Eddie Melton (D-Gary) announced how he will address teacher pay in 2020. Sen. Melton will file a bill that would reallocate a portion of

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Melton reacts to governor’s agenda reveal

“The governor’s 2020 legislative agenda reflects a lack of serious, long-term planning that will create a stronger Indiana for all Hoosiers. He continues to stall in addressing the issue of adequate teacher compensation

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Statement from Eddie Melton for Governor on AFT Indiana Endorsement

Gary, Indiana — On Saturday, the Indiana chapter of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) announced their endorsement of State Senator Eddie Melton for governor of Indiana. On Red for Ed

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AFT Indiana Endorses Senator Eddie Melton for Governor

Indiana Talks has learned that the American Federation of Teachers of Indiana has endorsed State Senator Eddie Melton for Governor in the Democratic Primary. Senator Melton is one of three

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MELTON STATEMENT ON HOLCOMB ALLEGATIONS SURROUNDING WORKPLACE DEATH

Gary, Indiana — State Senator Eddie Melton had the following comments in response to allegations of Governor Holcomb’s participation in absolving Amazon of responsibility over an employee’s death. ”The report published yesterday by

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MELTON STANDS WITH EDUCATORS IN FIGHT FOR WHAT CHILDREN DESERVE

Gary, Indiana — On Tuesday, more than 16,000 Hoosier educators descended in droves upon the state capital for the Red For Ed Day of Action to tell their legislators students deserve better. 

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State Senator Eddie Melton Joins The Gary Snyder Show

State Senator Eddie Melton checks in with Gary to discuss the latest in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for Governor of Indiana. Eddie also chimes in on Tuesday’s

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Melton’s Statement on Retirement of Congressman Visclosky

Gary, Indiana — On Wednesday, Congressman Peter Visclosky announced he will not run for re-election after 30 years of public service to District 1 in Northwest Indiana. Rep. Visclosky has