Indiana Legislation Heads-Up

CONTACT your Legislators to Register your Support for these Important Bills! October, 2019 Public Transportation—SB285 SB285 is intended to enable communities across Indiana to raise dedicated funds for mass transit. (Public transportation lowers demand for fossil fuels and reduces carbon emissions contributing to…

The Complexity Index

What is the complexity index? The Indiana General Assembly establishes a per-pupil basic tuition support amount for each budget year. Multiply that times the district's number of students (ADM) on count day in the fall and spring, and it is the state-funded…

Fannie Lou Hamer

Hamer became involved in civil rights in the 1950s after hearing speakers from both the Regional Council of Negro Leadership and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. It was from this latter group that Hamer first learned of the constitutional right to vote.…