Health

Indiana attorney general asks courts to lift abortion law injunctions

BY: - June 28, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita asked the courts to lift injunctions against numerous Indiana abortion laws

Can social services handle abortion-ban baby bump?

BY: - June 28, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS – From diapers and formula to childcare access, advocates say Indiana lags when it comes to providing services and supports that will see an increase in demand if abortion is banned.  With the legislature calling for a special session to curtail access to abortion following the U.S. Supreme Court decision, thousands more Hoosier children […]

Indiana lawmakers drafting abortion plan for July

BY: - June 28, 2022

Indiana lawmakers have signaled support for new restrictions on abortions but remain quiet about what specifically could be proposed.

Commission says $250M investment needed for public health

BY: - June 28, 2022

INDIANAPOLIS – A commission tasked with reviewing Indiana’s public health infrastructure has found spending per capita lags and is set to pitch a significant investment. The weakness of Indiana’s public health system became glaringly obvious during the COVID-19 pandemic, when part-time local health departments in rural areas didn’t have the resources to educate their communities […]

U.S. Senate Democrats urge ‘bold action” by Biden on abortion rights

BY: - June 28, 2022

Most of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate have signed on to a letter to President Joe Biden pressing him to “take immediate action” to protect abortion rights, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s Friday ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. The one-page letter, led by Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray of Washington and […]

Conservation law nonprofit adds longtime Hoosier Environmental Council attorney

BY: - June 28, 2022

In her new role, Ferraro will lead the Conservation Law Center's litigation work, and will contribute to state and national legislative efforts to conserve public and wild land, plus at-risk species and ecosystems.