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In the News | Jul 10, 2019

Eddie Melton eyes Democratic governor bid as town meeting series visits Valparaiso

For Tony Lux, the reason to come to a “Hoosier Community Conversation” for State Sen. Eddie Melton’s exploratory bid for governor was clear. “All you have to do is go and look at the track record of the Republic platform with respect to public education,” Lux said Tuesday evening, shortly before Melton, D-Gary, addressed a […]
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In the News | Jul 01, 2019

Republican state education chief to join Democratic gubernatorial hopeful on campaign trail

Jennifer McCormick, a Republican who is the state’s superintendent of public instruction, will join Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Eddie Melton this summer on his statewide listening tour. Melton, a state senator from Gary who is exploring a run in the Democratic primary, has been holding “Hoosier Community Conversation” town halls to discuss education, economic opportunity, raising the minimum wage […]
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In the News | Jun 09, 2019

IN Focus: Sen. Melton launches exploratory committee for possible run for governor

INDIANAPOLIS – State Sen. Eddie Melton (D-Gary) has formed an exploratory committee to consider a possible run for governor in 2020. Melton appeared on this week’s edition of IN Focus to discuss his possible candidacy, and the emerging field of potential Democratic candidates lining up to run against Gov. Eric Holcomb. “This announcement is not about me […]
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In the News | Jun 04, 2019

Gary Sen. Eddie Melton explores run for Indiana governor

Gov. Eric Holcomb has his first potential opponent for his expected 2020 gubernatorial run: freshman state Sen. Eddie Melton. The Gary Democrat was expected to announce Tuesday evening that he is forming a gubernatorial exploratory committee. An event with teachers, parents and other members of the community was planned. The 38-year-old senator and former State Board of […]
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