Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:44
Among the diverse voices wanting to be heard post-Ferguson are two incarcerated Lafayette Independent readers and writers. Mick Whitlock, who has provided an article to each issue of the newspaper since its inception, has this to share:
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:34
LI: The root of injustice in our society often is “money in politics”. Maybe even more so with respect to tackling environmental issues. Do you see it as a major stumbling block to accomplishing your goals? If so, do you engage in politics? If not, why not?
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:24
In his November 18, 2014, Orientation Day speech, Senator Bosma said he wants to change the State Superintendent position to an appointed one. He thinks it'll end the wrangling between the Superintendent and the State Board of Education (SBE). Bosma's proposal is old; it was circulated in years past by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and former governors, Mitch Daniels among them. The reasons given are that the cabinet-level post should promote the governor's views and that a number of other states appoint the Superintendent, so Indiana should follow suit.
Submitted by admin on Wed, 2015-01-28 09:14
The Indiana Moral Mondays kicked off on September 19 and 20th in Indianapolis with the visit of North Carolina's Rev. William Barber. Approximately 40 members of the Greater Lafayette area attended the training sessions, workshops, and the March to the Indiana Statehouse.