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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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April 4, 2016

The final committee hearings on bills took place on Monday in the House. The balance of the week was dedicated to House and Senate floor action on 2nd and 3rd Readings. The Senate completed work on 3rd readings Tuesday and the House finished 3rd readings Thursday. A number of concurrence and dissent motions also progressed, sending a handful of bills to the Governor.

March 2, 2016

If possible, the Legislature’s pace has quickened even more so than other short sessions in years past with a large amount of committee hearings occurring this week. CAC attended meetings of the Senate Environmental Affairs Committee, the Senate Public Policy Committee and the House Utilities Committee in addition to monitoring legislation moving through the amendment process.

February 19, 2016

With only two more weeks of committee meetings remaining, calendars filled quickly this week while Committee Chairs worked to clear their schedule of bills. CAC attended meetings of the Senate Environmental Affairs Committee and the House Utilities Committee in addition to monitoring legislation moving through the amendment process on floors of the House and Senate.

February 19, 2016

With the start of the second half of the legislative session, the Senate started its deliberations on bills that were introduced and passed in the House and conversely, the House started consideration of Senate bills. It was a quiet week with few committee meetings and very little legislative action, which is a normal sequence of evens for the week after a Third Reading deadline.  

February 8, 2016

The legislature reached the halfway point of the session on Wednesday—marking the deadline for final action on introduced bills.  Both the Senate and the House worked to clear their lengthy calendars with Second Readings on Tuesday evening and Third Readings by early Wednesday afternoon. It was the first in many years that legislators completed their work without midnight adjournments.  

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