Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Republicans Will Spend Millions to Repair the Damage Done by RFRA

The Senate's budget guru, Luke Kenley says the Senate's Appropriations Committee will add $2 million to the budget to help repair the damage done to Indiana's reputation by the RFRA fiasco. Half of it will go to tourism funding and the other half will go to an entrepreneurial program called Launch Indiana. Read more here.

Meanwhile Gov. Pence has declared the RFRA matter officially behind us and that the state is ready to move on. And he also has announced that his administration had hired a public relations firm to strengthen Indiana's brand as a “welcoming place to live, visit and do business.” Read more here.

Too bad no Republican thought about the possible outcomes of RFRA before they passed it.