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Hoosier Action addresses environmental concerns and housing issues in Indiana

Hoosier Action addresses environmental concerns and housing issues in Indiana

Senator Rod Bray (R-Martinsville) met with several members of Hoosier Action to discuss concerns through out the state.

MORGAN COUNTY Hoosier Act continues to live upto its name, as the group takes actions across the state in order to improve the lives Hoosiers around the world.

Hoosier Action is a member-led, chapter-based organization that focuses on holding officials in the state and local governments accountable for contamination and pollution that has an impact on residents in the county. During COVID the group focused on housing for Morgan County residents.

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The group recently had a conversation about a number issues affecting Morgan County residents with State Senator Rodric Bray (R–Martinsville).

Tasha Copper, organizer for Morgan County’s chapter Hoosier Action noted that the group had created a legislative plan which they brought toBray.

Senator Rod Bray (R-Martinsville) met with several members of Hoosier Action to discuss concerns through out the state.

Coppinger stated that the agenda was a collection of issues that Coppinger had compiled after speaking to more than ten thousand Hoosiers during the summer. “Many of the issues we see directly impact Morgan County residents,” Coppinger said.

Coppinger said that the issues covered everything from drug use to a lack of childcare to housing and environmental problems.

Hoosier Action is concerned about several toxic plumes in Martinsville. These plumes are especially concentrated at Pike Street and Mulberry Streets. The Environmental Protection Agency just began a $12 million cleanup.

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