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Caucus Seeks 2-Yr Moratorium on 'Social Issues'

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House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath of Michigan City spoke before House members as they reconvened for the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly Monday, calling for a two-year moratorium on certain issues.  "On behalf of my caucus, " Pelath said," I am calling for a two-year moratorium on social issues. And you know what they are: they involve the deeply sensitive matters of who loves who, of human reproduction, and women's health."   Pelath briefly outlined areas he and the Democratic caucus believe should be the focus of the session,  including education and jobs.  The Indiana House and Senate reconvened Monday for the 2013 session, which will including putting together a new two-year budget for the state.
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