Op-ed: Indiana should be regulating for-profit bail bond companies, not attacking The Bail Project

As an Indiana state senator and attorney, I pride myself on listening to my constituents and making decisions about policy based on evidence and sound reasoning — not political expediency and misleading sound bites. This is why I voted against House Bill 1300, which targeted charitable, not-for-profit organizations that help Hoosiers who cannot afford bail, and why I support The Bail Project and the ACLU of Indiana’s recently filed lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Insurance.

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