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28 04, 2019

JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar 

2019-04-30T11:04:14-04:00April 28th, 2019|Blog, Government Affairs, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar 

JCRC Statement on the Passing of Senator Lugar  Sunday, April 28, 2019 The Jewish Community Relations Council is saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Richard Lugar.  Senator Lugar was a true public servant who devoted over sixty years of his life to the City of Indianapolis and the State of Indiana, always championing the least [...]

3 04, 2019

JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 198

2019-04-04T12:04:57-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Blog, Government Affairs, Statements|Comments Off on JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 198

JCRC Statement on the Passage and Signing of Senate Enrolled Act 198 Today, the Indiana General Assembly’s version of a bias crimes bill, Senate Enrolled Act 198, was signed into law.  The Jewish Community Relations Council is disappointed in the outcome of the legislative process and opposes the statute in its current form. SEA 198 [...]

17 02, 2017

Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation

2018-12-18T13:05:41-05:00February 17th, 2017|Blog, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Update on Current Status of Senate Bill 439 – Hate Crimes Legislation

Full Update on SB 439 – Bias Crimes 2/17/2017 On Tuesday February 7th SB 439 was heard and passed by the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee. The bill passed by a margin of 6-3. While the bill was awaiting 2nd reading on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday an amendment was authored by [...]