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Nuvo Selects David O as Best Politician in Best of Indy 2007
July 25, 2007. "Whether he's showing up to speak at a rally in support of Planned Parenthood, marching with his wife and kids in the Pride parade, introducing brilliant legislation in the House of Representatives or having the courage to stand up against the majority even -- and especially -- when it is wrong, we think David Orentlicher exemplifies the American principles of freedom and equality and, for that, he is the best politician we know."
David O Wins Re-election Bid
November 7, 2006. By a 56-44 percent margin, 86th District voters returned David O to the Statehouse for a third two-year term.
The Indianapolis Star Endorses David O
October 19, 2006. "Orentlicher deserves the nod for his four years of thoughtful initiative on such vital issues as child protection, education and health care. A professor of law and medicine with specialties in constitutional law and medical ethics, he brings a rare level of expertise to the office.
Orentlicher supports greater investment in education, including full-day kindergarten. After more than a year of study, he plans to offer legislation to try a pilot program of health insurance funding for low-income people and small business, modeled after the federal system for veterans."
Fraternal Order of Police Endorses David O
October 2, 2006. Based on his strong record of support for public safety the past four years, David O received the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police.
Voters Renominate David O
May 2, 2006. Unopposed in his primary, David O is nominated to serve a third term in the Indiana House of Representatives.
Orentlicher Discusses Organ Transplantation Ethics
May 20, 2005. On the op-ed page of the Indianapolis Star, David O considers whether death row inmates should be able to donate their organs for transplantation.
Orentlicher on Medical Ethics and the Courts
April 24, 2005. On the op-ed page of the Indianapolis Star,
David O addresses the role of the
courts in resolving end-of-life decisions
and other dilemmas in medical ethics.
Voters Return Orentlicher to State House
November 2, 2004. After winning his seat by only 37 votes in 2002,
David O's margin of victory exceeded 1900 votes in his first
Indianapolis Star Endorses David O
October 22, 2004. Citing David O's
accomplishments in reforming Indiana's child protection system,
the Indianapolis Star endorsed David for re-election. The Star's
endorsement joins recent endorsements by the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of
Commerce, Hoosier Environmental Council, and the Indiana State
Fraternal Order of Police.
Orentlicher Wins Primary Contest
May 4, 2004. David O. won his primary election handily, defeating Emily Everitt by a more than 3-1 margin.
Indianapolis Star Supports David O’s Child Safety Legislation
December 13, 2003. In its lead editorial, the Indianapolis Star urged lawmakers to adopt David O’s House Bill 1268, which ultimately was adopted in large part through amendments to House Enrolled Act 1194.
NUVO Profiles David O
October 23, 2002. Kurt Meyer discusses David O's run for the State House of Representatives and how he can bring his background as a physician and ethicist to the Indiana General Assembly. For the full story, click here.
Orentlicher Responds to Corporate Fraud
July 25, 2002. On the op-ed page of the Indianapolis Star, David O discusses measures necessary to restore public confidence in the corporate world.
Committee to Elect David Orentlicher