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Indiana EdCast: Ep. #55 — Legislative Update #6

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Mar 18, 2019 10:31:16 AM

Welcome to Indiana EdCast, I am Tom Mellish, ED for IRTA, The Association that advocates for all Indiana retired educators. Please email me at tmellish@retiredteachers.org with your questions. We will find out the answer for you.

We are joined once by our chief lobbyist, Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates. We welcome Steve and look forward to his thoughts on this year’s General Assembly begins.

We are into the second half of the session. 13th Check, school funding, vouchers, state superintendent appointment, teacher licensing, etc.

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Indiana EdCast Episode #23

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 12, 2018 11:17:16 AM

Tom Mellish is joined by Steve Beebe and they discuss Niezgodski for filing a CoLA bill, Hate Bill, Legislative Brunch, and more.

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Indiana EdCast Episode #22

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 1, 2018 2:16:54 PM

Tom Mellish is joined by Steve Beebe and they discuss SB 373, the Rule of 95, the DC Default Bill, various pension matters, other educational issues, Sunday sales and cold beer, gun permits, and the legislative brunch.

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Indiana EdCast Episode #21

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 24, 2018 10:25:52 AM

Welcome and thanks for listening to Episode #21 of our podcast, Indiana EdCast! 

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Indiana EdCast Episode #20

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 17, 2018 6:08:21 PM

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Welcome and thanks for listening to Episode #20 of our podcast, Indiana EdCast! 

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Indiana EdCast Episode #19

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Jan 3, 2018 9:59:00 AM

Welcome and thanks for listening to Episode #19 of our podcast, Indiana EdCast! 

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Indiana EdCast Episode #18

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Dec 13, 2017 1:38:48 PM

Welcome and thanks for listening to Episode #18 of our podcast, Indiana EdCast! 

In this episode, we are joined by Jeff Hutson of the INPRS. Jeff is the Communications Director for INPRS. Jeff provides us information on the changes going into effect in January regarding INPRS and other information about our retirement system.

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Indiana EdCast Episode #17

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Oct 10, 2017 2:31:15 PM

Welcome and thanks for listening to Episode #17 of our podcast, Indiana EdCast! 

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Here's Your 2017 Legislative Roundup

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on May 18, 2017 6:06:53 PM

Dear Members:

There were 1,179 bills filed, 525 presented in the Senate and 654 in the House.

Twenty four pension-related bills were filed and 10 of those effected teacher pensions. Nine of those bills died in the General Assembly although one bill had its language resurrected in HB1001, the Budget Bill, at the very end of session.

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Indiana EdCast Episode #13

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Apr 3, 2017 12:44:50 PM

Tom is joined by Steve Beebe, Chief Lobbyist of Beebe and Scherer. They discuss House Bill 1463 (DC Option Bill), 13th Check, the next Legislative Branch, iLearn 1003, and more.

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