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Campaign News - In the News | May 22, 2023

Melton Celebrates Economic Development Legislation Becoming Law

INDIANAPOLIS—Today, State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Gary) joined Governor Holcomb for the ceremonial bill signing of his economic development legislation, Senate Enrolled Act (SEA) 434. Senator Melton’s economic development bill leverages new gaming revenue coming online in FY 2026 with local matching dollars to do the following: Establishes the Lake County Convention and Economic Development Fund to […]
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Campaign News - Endorsements - In the News | Mar 27, 2023

The Jacksons endorse Sen. Eddie Melton for Mayor of Gary

Today, we are proud to announce the public endorsement of Jackie, Tito and Marlon Jackson for Sen. Eddie Melton’s mayoral candidacy in Gary. “Earning the support of Jackie, Tito and Marlon for my candidacy for mayor means so much to me, and I appreciate not only their friendship but their belief in my ability to […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Mar 16, 2023

Gary FOP hosted 1st debate between Prince and Melton

They came to impress and that they did, dress-wise and officially. Gary Mayor Jerome Prince chose an open-collar shirt and suit while Indiana State Sen. Eddie Melton favored a one-button suit and tie for their first head-to-head debate, hosted by the Gary Fraternal Order of Police at the ArtHouse, Friday night March 10. Melton and […]
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Campaign News - In the News | Mar 06, 2023

Melton Bill to address blight, promote economic development moves to House

On February 28, State Senator Eddie Melton’s (D-Gary) Senate Bill 434 to address blight and promote economic development in Lake County advanced out of the Senate with unanimous support. The bill, which would also allow for investment in the Gary Metro station, will now go to the House of Representatives for consideration. “I’m thankful to […]
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In the News | Jan 06, 2023

Senator Eddie Melton’s Reaction to Gary Public Safety Press Conference

First, I give my sincere thanks to Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter as well as Gov. Eric Holcomb for providing support to the Gary Police Department since April 2022. I want to congratulate Indiana State Police Major Jerry Williams on his appointment as Interim Chief of Police. I believe he has a love and […]
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