The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Storm Warning through Wednesday afternoon.
A proposed bill that would provide free spay/neuter services for Medicaid recipients died in the House last week.
After the fatal shooting on campus last month, Mitch Daniels says Purdue is evaluating its emergency response procedures and seeking feedback from the public.
Kelly Mitchell has spent the last six years working at the State Treasurer’s office.
As other states re-name their Core-aligned guidelines, Indiana's Common Core opponents hope lawmakers will address their concerns with the standards.
Indiana is diverting federal money to help local communities demolish abandoned homes.
Indianapolis is bidding to host the 2018 Super Bowl.
Bloomington high school students are trying to break down racial barriers through poetry and song.
A measure in the Indiana Senate requires abortion clinics’ backup physicians to report their name to the state Department of Health.
Current indications are that 5 to 10 inches of snow will occur as a low pressure system moves from the Gulf of Mexico through the Tennessee and Ohio Valleys.
Law enforcement has apprehended a man in Indiana who escaped a Michigan prison yesterday.
The caps saved Indiana property owners a total of $704 million on their tax bills last year. But some local governments really miss those revenues.
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath says the General Assembly has ignored important topics such as the minimum wage and the gender wage gap.
Governor Mike Pence, along with several other governors, sent a letter to President Obama asking him to take steps to ease the propane shortage.
Sen. Jim Banks authored the bill and says there is not enough information about why only half of veterans with post traumatic stress disorder seek help.
Some parts of the state could see as much as 10 inches of snow by tomorrow.
Both of Indiana's U.S. senators voted in favor of the bill, which now heads to President Obama.
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security has issued travel advisories for many counties in Indiana after the latest snow storm.
Cook Medical Devices and Purdue University announced yesterday they will work together to create an investment fund for life science startups.
A report from the Indiana Geological Survey estimates up to 172 billion gallons of untapped water is being held in the state’s underground mines.
The money will pay for upgrades to Cannelburg Road that include larger shoulders for Amish buggies.
The General Assembly could decide to use $400 million it set aside last year for future transportation projects.
"I don’t want us to be regarded as 'the branch plant state,'" says the Henry County Council president – who also works for the county's largest manufacturer.
Maintenance crews are looking for more effective and cheaper options to keep the streets safe and clean.
Residents of Matlock Heights asked the City Council to help them establish their neighborhood as a conservation district to maintain the integrity of the area.
Indiana residents and businesses in 19 counties can qualify for low-interest disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Lawrenceburg native and slopestyle skier Nick Goepper is competing in the Olympics.
Governor Pence refuses to take a stance on the two versions of the business personal property tax reform proposed by the Indiana House and Senate.
Governor Mike Pence announced today that transportation crews are working in two 12-hour shifts each day to repair the roads after the snow storm.
Bartholomew County Council President Ryan Lauer is challenging Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, for his seat.
The Indiana Civil Rights Commission has concluded its preliminary investigation into a discrimination complaint against IU Health.
Schools will have another seven days to give students the state's high-stakes exam because of all the delays and closings this school year.
Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray talks about how much winter weather is making a dent into the city budget and big changes to the Putnam County airport.
The state has set aside $75 million to help communities tear down abandoned homes they otherwise could not afford to deal with.
The new Farm Bill includes a 15 cent tax on live Christmas trees that will go toward a marketing campaign to increase sales.
Property owners kept a total of $245 million in tax dollars they would've otherwise paid to school districts if not for Indiana's property tax caps.
Officials at the Bloomington Animal Shelter say they’re receiving a lot of calls from residents concerned about pets left outside in the cold.
The FDA approved the HPV vaccine seven years ago, but Indiana's vaccination rate still lags behind other states.
Tax revenues were more than $38 million below projections in January, putting the state about $35 million off expectations for the fiscal year.
The governor wants to spend the money in the Major Moves fund, but the Senate Appropriations chair says he wants lawmakers to first define how it would be used.
The goal is to approve new standards by summer, time many teachers use to plan lessons and seek professional development.
A record number of school closures and delays this winter is causing parents and administrators to worry about the effects on student learning.
Joel Hunt will be one of the first people with a traumatic brian injury to compete in the Paralympic games.
A Purdue researcher is advocating for increased regulation on grain farmers, but farmers themselves are largely opposed to more oversight.
Is the record number of school closings affecting students, more on Indiana's HPV vaccination rate and an Indiana skier is competing in the Sochi Olympics.
Duke Energy is seeking proposals from companies that want to supply it with solar energy in order to fulfill a legal settlement Duke made last year.
Nearly 93 percent of men who have sex with other men reported being in love with their most recent sexual partner.
The State Board of Education is considering allowing schools to adjust their calendars make up snow days hour-by-hour, rather than day-by-day.
New research finds treating depression early can help prevent cardiovascular disease later in life.
The report from the Indiana Fiscal Policy Institute says the elimination of other taxes on personal property would make an equipment tax cut difficult.
Nearly two-thirds of this season‘s flu-related deaths have been among those between the ages of 25 and 64.
The full Senate will likely vote on the measure this week.
Fishers based CMG Worldwide, which manages James Dean's estate, is suing Twitter over an account that uses the deceased celebrity's namesake.
A hearing over state funded preschool is scheduled for Wednesday after Governor Pence made it one of his legislative priorities.
Legislators face the tough task of paying for new local programming without any additional funding allocated from the Department of Corrections.
Sales were largely flat in January, but auto dealers say they expect higher sales in the spring when the weather warms.
Cannelton has lost more than half of its local tax revenues to the state's property tax caps. Proportionally speaking, only three districts have lost more.
INDOT spokesman Nathan Riggs says they've used nearly seven thousand tons of asphalt and 8,100 employee hours to fill potholes so far this winter.
Gov. Mike Pence has been pushing to reduce or eliminate the business personal property tax, which taxes business equipment.
A group of young adults gathered at the statehouse today to show their support for the proposed amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
Officials are considering ideas for more strategically placed propane stockpiles to service the Midwest in the future.
Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett talks about the proposed elimination of the business personal property tax and other legislation.
Smaller proportions of Indiana students are earning good enough scores college credit than in neighboring Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan or Ohio.
A bill the Senate passed would allow the State Fair to sell beer, wine and spirits within a specific area on the fairgrounds.
'The No More Stringent Bill' is intended to minimize regulatory and environmental barriers to economic development in the state.
The Indiana Office of Tourism Development released the slogan and a rebranding plan today.
Gov. Mike Pence made a rare appearance at a state legislative committee hearing Wednesday to testify in favor of a preschool pilot program.
The proposal would require Indiana study the factors causing the state's high rate of sexual assault.
The fish have already been found in many of the rivers that connect to the Great Lakes, including the Wabash River in Indiana.
A total of 47,700 Indiana residents have enrolled in an insurance plan since the federal health exchange went online in October.
Lawrenceburg, Ind. native Nick Goepper competed in the medal round of the men's slopestyle ski competition today at the Sochi Olympic Games.
Math and English language arts experts are meeting in Indianapolis this week to hash out the details of Indiana’s next academic standards.
Indiana schools that have cancelled class because of winter weather will be permitted to make up that time by adding hours to the school day.
Terre Haute Republican Representative Bob Heaton is proposing a tax district to pay for renovations to the Hulman Center.
Governor Pence and INDOT asked the legislature to release $400 million in transportation funds to work on long-term highway projects.
The Senate today did not reinsert the second sentence to the proposed constitutional amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman.
The university cites increased financial literacy for the shift.
Snow is expected to fall throughout the day on Friday bringing snowfall totals of three to four inches by late afternoon.
The Indiana Court of Appeals Thursday ruled that tech giant IBM did breach its welfare management contract with Indiana.
The Indianapolis-based airline is planning to take more than two dozen of its jets out of service.
StateImpact speaks to two state tax policy experts about a proposed cut to Indiana's business personal property tax — one who supports it, one who opposes it.
The Bloomington Police Department responded to a shooting at Meadowood Retirement Community this morning with two dead in an apparent murder-suicide.
The Senate plans to vote on the proposed marriage amendment Monday, but it will not be sent to the voters this year.
Farm groups say the bill is needed to protect the industry from attack by environmental and animal-rights activists.
The Department of Education announced this week school districts can either add days to the end of the year or hours onto days to make up for canceled days.
The new rates will vary by campus and depend on which facility and meal plan is chosen.
Political analysts say the measure has less of a chance for approval in 2016 than it would have if it were on the ballot this year.
More on the proposed marriage amendment, why some judges hand down harsher sentences later in the day. And how Nick Goepper performed in the Sochi Olympics.
A recent study found the more decisions you make, the more likely you are to keep the status quo or fall back on default decisions.
Indianapolis has received more than 51 inches of snow since December.
The recycling legislation will set goals for the state to reach by the end of the decade.
Lawmakers are trying to boost academic standards, but textbooks might be filled with more material than teachers can get to in the course of a year.
An IU parking task force met Friday to discuss improvements to parking on the Bloomington campus and IUPUI campus.
A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 p.m.
Only a third of people surveyed by the Center on Congress say they think the legislative body affects their daily lives.
The amendment's passage is the first step to putting HJR-3 on the ballot in 2016.
The bill aims to make it easier for farmers to file trespassing charges against people who stray onto their property.
A 39-year-old man will not face charges from a 2005 rape because the statute of limitations has passed.
An IU Health Surgeon is one of 12 doctors in the country chosen by Google to use Google Glass during surgery.
Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, wants the best standards in the U.S. for Indiana schools. But other lawmakers aren't sure that language belongs in code.
IU Athletics officials postponed Tuesday's game against Iowa and closed the arena to events 'until it can be determined what caused the facing to fall.'
A Senate committee unanimously followed the House in voting to put a stop to the use of electronic scanners that can download information from your cell phone.
The parking garage fabric canopy caved in around 9 a.m. Tuesday beneath the weight of snow.
Kokomo officials are monitoring the city's water levels and preparing for floods to prevent damage.
A pilot program aimed at providing pre-k for low-income kids was stripped out of a bill Wednesday. The program was replaced with a mandated study of the issue:
One in three students at the Indiana's four-year public colleges and universities finish school within four years,
The National Organization for Marriage wants to put HJR-3 on the ballot despite lawmakers passing a measure indicating it must be approved in 2015 or 2016.
Engineers inspected Assembly Hall today after an eight-foot metal plating fell from the ceiling yesterday.
Changes approved by the Senate committee may have left the program too minimal to have a meaningful impact.
Bloomington's Restaurant Tallent chef David Tallent is the only non-Indianapolis chef nominated in Indiana.
The number of Hoosiers holding gun permits jumped by 20 percent last year.
The 98-page document outlines what K-12 students should know and learn in English language arts and math at each grade level.
The Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association is suing the state in hopes of being able to sell cold beer in convenience stores.
A laptop that was connected to an EEG machine used for diagnostic testing was detached and stolen from St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.
The rating comes from the Airports International Council, which ranks airports by region based on passenger satisfaction surveys.
Even without a legislative mandate to improve the reach of the ISTAR-KR, the kindergarten readiness test remains a priority for the Department of Education.
Gov. Mike Pence is meeting with federal officials this weekend to discuss ways to provide health insurance to the 400,000 Hoosiers who fall into a coverage gap.
A variety of weather threats are expected across central Indiana today with a slight risk for severe weather.
Local Freedom Indiana chapters held community meetings Wednesday evening in fifteen locations across the state to wrap up the campaign.
A Senate committee scaled back the amount of money INDOT will receive form the Major Moves 2020 fund.
Parents of students at Union High and Dugger Elementary are weighing their options to keep their school open for the next school year.
The men's basketball game between Indiana and Iowa that was cancelled Tuesday because of falling ceiling plates as Assembly Hall is rescheduled for Feb. 27th.
Indiana convenience store association challenges law limiting cold beer sales to liquor stores.
School districts and libraries around the state are starting to take part in an FCC grant that expands broadband access in rural areas.
The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill Thursday that proponents say will increase quality of elder care in the state.
Many who live and work close to State Road 37 are concerned about the impact of impending construction.
Trees are coming down as crews prepare to update S.R. 37 to interstate standards. And a look inside a university program that trains students to operate drones.
Proponents of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are trying to change how the public perceives drones.
A bill proposed by Warsaw Republican David Wolkins wants to make sure Indiana doesn't pass environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's.
The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill to earmark tax dollars for a future stadium for Indianapolis' new professional soccer team, the Indy Eleven.
House Minority leader Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City) and Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) say many of Pence's legislative goals are not being achieved.
According to a USDA Census released last week, Indiana farms and farmland are decreasing.
Curious about what kind of feedback will help state education officials improve the draft academic standards? Let StateImpact walk you through an example.
The Nashville Township wants to find funding for infrastructure upgrades, which could mean higher utility rates.
An appeals court in Chicago ruled against Notre Dame regarding the Affordable Care Act's requirement to provide contraception to employees and students.
Pence says the country‘s ills will be cured through state capitals, not the federal capitol.
Senate Republicans Monday rejected an attempt to revive a preschool pilot program that had been eliminated in a Senate committee last week.
The public will have a chance to comment Tuesday night about plans to improve Fairview and Highland Park Elementary.
In a court settlement in August, the BMV agreed to refund $30 million for overcharges on driver‘s licenses.
Indiana becomes the first state to join a national initiative to make distance education more accessible across state lines.
State education officials are soliciting feedback on proposed academic standards at a series of public meetings this week.
The Indiana legislature is considering a bill that would legalize the growing of hemp in Indiana if and when the federal government approves it.
A bill that would have restricted IDEM from creating environmental regulations stricter than the EPA's died in a Senate committee yesterday.
State Board of Education member Brad Oliver answers StateImpact's questions about the ongoing academic standards review process.
Actress Meryl Streep will visit Indiana University Bloomington's campus this April to accept an honorary doctoral degree.
Indiana, along with 12 other states, is suing the Environment Protection Agency over new regulations for power plant emissions.
Economists say the drop in the economic index could be because sales have dropped during the harsh winter weather.
Students across all seven campuses who attended IU from 2011-2014 are potentially at risk.
Research from Indiana University indicates drier conditions are stunting tree growth, which causes them to take in less carbon dioxide.
A House committee today revived a measure allowing gun possession in school parking lots.
The legislation requires backup physicians to have proof of their admitting privileges on record with the state Department of Health.
Some districts are concerned how Indiana will replace business tax dollars.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight talks about possible budget cuts from proposed legislation that would alter business personal property taxes.
Both the House and Senate have passed a bill that would allow alcohol at the Indiana State Fair and now waits for Governor Pence to pass or veto it.
Principals of two failing schools presented their proposals for improvement at the MCCSC Board Meeting Tuesday before opening the meeting for public comment.
Both groups told state education officials Tuesday at a public hearing in Indianapolis there are just too many proposed academic standards to teach.
Gov. Mike Pence says a preschool pilot for 1,000 students could inform summer study committees on pre-K.
The proposed veterans bill is considered the most comprehensive in recent years.
The Department of Corrections has increased mental health care for inmates and is building additional housing at the Pendleton Correctional Facility.
Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central are proposing to merge administrative functions to free up funds for student services.
A study from Indiana University proves the age of a father at a baby's conception affects development later on in life.
IPS created a plan with the Department of Education to make athletic opportunities for both girls and boys equal within the school district.
A 9-year-old girl and 6-year-old boy were hit by a school bus this morning. Both have been hospitalized.
The white oak trees at Naval Support Activity Crane are similar to the timber originally used to build the USS Constitution.
The overhaul aims to divert low-level offenders into local community corrections programs, but lawmakers are debating how to fund those programs.
Rather than extend the school year to make up for snow days, one district is tacking on e-learning days.
State Senator Mike Young (R-Indianapolis) made changes to his proposed bill that would drug test welfare recipients in the state.
The additional area code will be added using an "overlay" method which will require everyone in the 812 area to start dialing 10 digit phone numbers.
The current statute of limitation on rape is five years in Indiana, but a rape survivor is challenging this with a petition to extend the limitation.
A group of convenience store owners is suing Indiana, saying its alcohol laws provide liquor stores an unfair advantage.
Sports analysts are predicting a grim March Madness for Indiana teams across the state.
Sponsors of the legislation say the key is to avoid amendments that enhance criminal penalties.
IU is partnering with The Digital Lab for Manufacturing, an innovative digital research lab in Chicago worth $320 million.
Indiana University revealed this week that records for 146,000 students and recent graduates had been compromised.
Purdue asked Dr. Michael McCracken to change his wording of a dedication plaque, saying a reference to God at a public university violates the first amendment.
Indiana gun legislation in the 2014 legislative session, 20 years after the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.