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Matt Parr

Deputy Director of Communications, Indiana State Senate

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Political communicator - helping deserving leaders reach their potential.

Indiana Senate Democrats
Todos son bienvenidos: A look into Indiana's growing Latinx population

The Latinx and Hispanic population is one of the fastest growing communities in Indiana. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation surrounding the immigrant populations in our state, especially those who hail from Latin American or Spanish-speaking countries.

Indiana Senate Democrats
Hispanic Heritage Month in Indiana

From September 15 to October 15, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM)! This month gives us the opportunity to celebrate culture and learn about Americans' diverse histories. America's population is getting increasingly more diverse, even right here in our great state of Indiana.

Indiana Senate Democrats
Niezgodski op-ed: Supporting Hoosier children, it's plain common sense

Doing the best for our children: that's what we should all be about in the General Assembly. The Department of Child Services (DCS) is requesting nearly $600 million in new funds over the next two years; however, if it's only going to be business as usual for DCS, then that's not good enough for me.

Indiana Senate Democrats
Indianapolis Democrats Op-Ed: We must continue fight for bias crimes law in Indiana

In 2014, the world frowned upon Indiana as the Republican supermajority tried to force a same-sex marriage ban into our constitution. One year later, the supermajority again faced massive push back on the world stage after the blunder of the discriminatory Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

Indiana Senate Democrats
Tallian bill protects Hoosiers' right to use Lake Michigan beaches

INDIANAPOLIS - Today, the Indiana Senate approved State Senator Karen Tallian's (D-Ogden Dunes) Senate Bill (SB) 553. This proposal defines Hoosiers' right to use the Lake Michigan shoreline for recreational purposes.In the case Gunderson v.