Appointed schools chief bill heads to Indiana Senate again

Bosma's original House bill had set a date of 2021 for the now elected position to become a post appointed by the governor.

An Indiana Senate bill that faced widespread criticism for its prohibition of so-called "sanctuary campus" policies at Indiana colleges and universities is now headed to the full House for consideration, though in a much different form than what was considered by the Senate.

The Texas Senate has temporarily approved modifications to the state's voter ID law, incorporating some changes ordered after federal courts found the strict measure discriminatory. Larry Taylor's bill to the state House.

In Indiana, supporters contended that the proposal would give women a chance to save their baby if they changed their mind.

It also added a two-year IN residency requiremen and qualification requirements, including that the person must have at one point been a teacher, principal or superintendent (or held those licenses) for five years. Currently, those members are jointly appointed by the governor and the state schools superintendent.

Nevertheless, the committee voted, 8-4, along party lines, to advance the revised legislation to the full chamber.

Speaking in opposition, Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) said, if the bill becomes laws, voters will be disenfranchised.

Though no one openly discussed the turmoil in the office when the former Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, a Democrat, clashed with former Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, there were references to the acrimony and dysfunction of that era. Dan Patrick's priorities for the legislative session.

Where does the House Freedom Caucus go from from here?
I've been saying for the past year and a half, politically speaking, that the best thing we can do is let Obamacare explode. Trump immediately picked up the phone, called the Washington Post , and said he was pulling the bill.

An effort to make the IN schools chief an appointed position - a top priority for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb - got new life Monday despite procedural concerns raised by Democrats.

"This represents a very strong collaborative non-partisan effort to try and move IN forward", said Sen.

The bill drew stiff objections from Democrats, including Sen.

"I believe this is the right time to take the Department of Education and position of superintendent out of partisan politics", said House Speaker Brian Bosma. And it would allow current state schools chief Jennifer McCormick, a Republican, to seek a second term.

House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R-Farg0) said the important thing is that the bill decriminalizes medical marijuana - something he says the sponsors forgot to do.

"I'm optimistic we're going to get a deal done", he said.

"It's a beginning. Our schools are vulnerable", said Kiefert, referring to potentially lengthy response times from law enforcement in rural areas.

Recommended News

  • Jose Aldo doesn't believe Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will happen

    Jose Aldo doesn't believe Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will happen

    Mayweather also addressed UFC president Dana White's latest stance regarding whether if the fight will happen or not. The UFC gains and boxing loses if Mayweather fights McGregor. "It's about what I say", he said.

    'It would be immoral for Mexicans to help build U.S. border wall'

    The archdiocese said that some companies were interested in supplying cement, paint, lighting and other materials. On Sunday, March 26, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico made a provocative statement concerning U.S.

    Meals on Wheels Donations Spike After Donald Trump's Budget Outline

    They're prepped, packed and put on a truck, which is driven by a volunteer who delivers the meal to the senior's front door. With all programs under the act, Veitch's office sends out requests for proposals and, from these, selects contractors.
  • Wenger reveals he's decided on Arsenal future

    It has been reported a compromise deal could be in the offing, with the existing two-year contract offer downgraded to a 12-month deal.
    Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

    Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

    On Sunday, Trump went to the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia, marking his 13th trip to a golf course since he took office on January 20.
    We are marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha, says PM Modi

    We are marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha, says PM Modi

    On Sunday, he said New India was neither a government programme, nor the manifesto of a political party, nor was it a project. The Centre would need to be pro-active to build a new India, senior opposition leader Tathagat Satpathy said.
  • Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

    A Tecumseh, Oklahoma police officer died on Monday, March 27, 2017 after he was wounded in a shootout overnight, police said . The man who shot him suffered four gunshot wounds, Kidney said. "He was a very young officer, just getting a start", he said.
    Airlines' ban on Sena MP rocks Houses

    Airlines' ban on Sena MP rocks Houses

    The MP, in the eye of a storm for hitting an elderly Air India staff member recently, is at an undisclosed location. The "drunk on power" MP had even physically assaulted the 60-year-old duty manager with his slippers.

    Pakistan joins world community in observing Earth Hour

    Earth Hour is an event in Carrboro encouraging residents to turn their lights off from 8:30-9:30 promote conservation. By taking part you'll send a strong message that you want action on climate change to protect the planet.
  • Sushant Singh Rajput unveils first official movie poster of Romeo Akbar Walter

    Sushant Singh Rajput unveils first official movie poster of Romeo Akbar Walter

    Says a source, "Ekta Kapoor, who is producing Kedarnath, offered a meaty lead role to Sushant". Sushant took it to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his first look from the movie.

    Executive action to kill Clean Power Plan coming this week: EPA chief

    Critics argued that waning demand and automation were much bigger factors in companies cutting back on jobs. Pruitt said the president would re-evaluate the corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards in 2018.
    We're safe for now as north braces for Cyclone Debbie

    We're safe for now as north braces for Cyclone Debbie

    Queensland's first tropical cyclone in two years is threatening to deliver a major impact on the state's northern coast. On Thursday afternoon the Bureau said it could make landfall anywhere between Cooktown and Mackay.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.