Tag Archives: Eric Holcomb

GOP Indiana Gov To Issue Statewide Mask Mandate

Indianapolis’s ABC News affiliate reports: Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will sign an executive order that will require masks for all Hoosiers effective Monday, July 27. Holcomb said he will sign the executive order Thursday. “When I asked you months ago to hunker down, you did. We did. We slowed the spread. It’s just factual. We protected our hospitals,” Holcomb said. …

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Indiana Becomes Seventh State To Postpone Primary

The Indianapolis Star reports: Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday to move the primary election from May 5 to June 2 and will take steps to ensure that all Hoosiers have the option to vote by mail. Holcomb was joined by Secretary of State Connie Lawson and the leaders of the Indiana Republican and Democratic parties to signal …

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Indiana Strips LGBT And Race From Hate Crimes Bill

The Indianapolis Star reports: The Indiana Senate voted to amend a hate crimes proposal Tuesday, scrapping from the bill all protected characteristics, including gender identity, race and sexual orientation. The amendment to Senate Bill 12 removed the list of specific characteristics and added that judges can consider bias more generally as an aggravating circumstance when weighing a stricter sentence for …

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