Nisly: Working For You

Nisly: Working For You

Recently, I highlighted several of what some may consider important bills moving through the legislature, including those on protecting life at conception and establishing hate crimes. While these are the issues that garner the most attention, I also authored bills on...
Nisly: Are some more equal than others?

Nisly: Are some more equal than others?

Last week, I started a discussion on a topic that is buzzing around the Statehouse: does Indiana need a hate crimes law? I stated that I opposed this notion, and this week, I will be explaining two House bills and why I am opposed to both of them. House Bill 1020...
Nisly: Why the outcry for a hate crimes law?

Nisly: Why the outcry for a hate crimes law?

I do not know how many times I have told my kids, “Just because everyone else does it, does not mean you have to.” Sound familiar? This is a common Hoosier parenting principle. As we face Indiana’s latest controversial “hate crime bills,” we hear how 45 states are...
Protection At Conception

Protection At Conception

It is my privilege to serve the people of Indiana House District 22. I am proud of our district and what we contribute to the State of Indiana. Now into my fifth year of serving our community, I am still committed to being the voice of District 22 in Indianapolis, not...