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Senator Eddie Melton delivers his first Weekly Radio Address on Indiana Talks

State Senator Eddie Melton delivers his first Weekly Radio Address podcast on Indiana Talks. Senator Melton offers his thoughts on Governor Holcomb’s teacher pay commission.

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The Gary Snyder Show Welcomes Justin Oakley

Gary welcomes Justin Oakley of Just Let Me Teach to discuss the ramifications of HB 1002 and forcing teachers to ‘volunteer’ 15 hours at a local business.

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The Gary Snyder Show talks public education with Justin Oakley

Gary welcomes Just Let Me Teach host and public school activist Justin Oakley. Gary and Justin recap the latest news in public education.

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Hoosiers rally for #RedforEd; Payday of reckoning; and Trump vetoes measure to end US involvement in Yemen war

LISTEN: Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson Releases New Radio AdKaren Freeman-Wilson, Democratic Mayor of Gary, releases a new radio a in her bid to win re-election. (Indiana Talks Network) Democrats vie for party’s

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Senate Republicans reject Melton’s amendments to prevent shooting teachers

On Monday, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) offered two amendments to House Bill (HB) 1253 on the Senate floor. These amendments would add protections for any Hoosier educator that chooses

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Indiana first at the worst (Justin Oakley, Just Let Me Teach) in teacher pay; Surge in green jobs; and Republicans worried over Trump’s DHS purge

Indiana ranks last for teacher salary raises, teachers say it’s time to start walking“We’re trying this walk-in as a proactive, positive movement,” Williams said. “To show the support and solidarity

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Op-Ed: Senate Democrats provide only clear path forward for teacher raises

The Indiana Senate Democrats are so far the only legislators in the General Assembly with a proposal that would provide a direct increase to teacher salaries. Our state officials agree

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Indiana Democratic Party 2-9-19 Weekly Radio Address Podcast

Chairman John Zody delivers the Indiana Democratic Party Weekly Radio Address Podcast for February 9, 2019.   TRANSCRIPT: This is Chairman John Zody bringing you the weekly podcast for the

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The 1-11-19 Indiana Talks Daily Progress Report

  Op-ed: Increase teacher salaries without increasing school funding in Indiana? This week the House Education Committee, on a partisan vote of 9-3, passed House Bill 1003.  House Bill 1003 affirms

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Melton demands repeal of Emergency Management contract

INDIANAPOLIS – State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) released the following comments after it was revealed that the Distressed Unit Appeals Board (DUAB) knew about former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony