Today: an extended conversation with State Senator Eddie Melton (D-Merrillville) about the 2018 General Assembly session just ended, a look at the upcoming short, special session next month, and a peek at what Melton may bring to the Legislature in 2019. We also note what the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus has a series of town hall meetings this month, including this coming Saturday in East Chicago.
Todd Zeiger of the Indiana Landmarks northern regional office joins us to talk about the May 5th "Logs to Lustrons" architectural tour in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the accompanying talk to be held the evening before, entitled "Logs, Glass and Metal: A Century of Architectural Legacy." It will be held in the National Lakeshore's Portage Lakefront Pavilion.
And Indiana Public Broadcasting's Barbara Brosher looks at the problems that Hoosier soybean farmers could face, if China imposes a 25-percent tariff on U.S. soybeans.