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2017 Indiana General Assembly

Each year, Hoosiers have come to rely on Citizens Action Coalition to monitor Indiana legislation pertaining to energy, environment, and utilities. As always, we are watching closely to protect... Read More »

2016 Indiana General Assembly Voting Records

Every year, we make sure to let you know how your state legislators voted on the issues we work on and who in the energy industry is contributing to their campaigns, so you can make informed... Read More »

Politicians shouldn't be hand-picking their voters. Voters should be hand-picking their politicians.

Representation is a crucial element of a strong democracy.  Redistricting is crucial to representation.   What is redistricting? Redistricting is the process of re-drawing district maps after the... Read More »

The Game is Rigged: We Need a Customer Bill of Rights!

Contact your State Senator and Representative: Tell them to Support a “Customer Bill of Rights” Indiana large gas and electric utilities have been granted state franchised monopolies that protect... Read More »

2016 Indiana General Assembly

Every year, Citizens Action Coalition is down at the Indiana State House to monitor utility legislation. This year is no exception, so rest assured that we are watching closely to see if there are... Read More »

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January 26, 2009

The good news is that despite the utilities' attempt to hijack Indiana's energy policy, there were also several good bills down at the State House this year that would have moved Indiana a lot closer to the reality of a renewable energy and energy efficient future. Shifting from fossil-fuels to renewables and efficiency is better for our health, better for our environment, and it will create the jobs that we desperately need to jump-start our economy right now.

March 23, 2008

The 2008 session of the Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die on Friday, March 14, 2008. Throughout the session media attention was focused on reforming Indiana’s property tax system. While this issue dominated the discussions, hundreds of other bills and resolutions were considered, over 150 of which have or will soon become law.

February 22, 2008

Thursday, February 21, 2008 was the last day for bills to receive hearings in House and Senate committees in the 2008 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Wednesday, February 27, 2008 is the deadline for bills that received hearings and passed out of committees to be passed on third reading in the House and Senate to remain alive. Here is an update on bills of key interest to CAC:

 

February 18, 2008

Only one week remains for bills to pass out of committee in the second half of the session to remain alive in the final weeks of the 2008 Indiana General Assembly. Much attention in the coming week will be focused on property tax reform, as HB 1001, the main vehicle bill, will be heard in the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee on Tuesday, February 19, 2008. What follows is a brief update on priority bills in which CAC remains actively involved:

 

February 4, 2008

This week marked the deadline for bills to pass third reading in their respective houses of origin to remain alive. The Senate adjourned on the evening of January 29th, and the House adjourned on the evening of January 30th.

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In many ways, the Indiana state legislature has a much greater impact on the lives of Indiana citizens than what happens in Washington D.C. The Citizens Action Coalition is dedicated to representing the average consumer each and every year at the Indiana General Assembly.

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