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February 17, 2017

 

Five years ago, the General Assembly created a school choice program to help low-income students get out of failing schools. Today, more middle class families and students who never attended public schools are using the vouchers. (Photo Credit: Claire McInerny/StateImpact Indiana)

GOP Plan: Failing Private Schools Could Appeal To Keep Vouchers

Bob Behning, R-Indianapolis, has proposed a plan to allow failing private and religious schools to appeal to keep receiving publicly funded vouchers.

February 15, 2017

 

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Local Leaders Present Regional Cities Initiative Plans To Holcomb

Governor Eric Holcomb says the economic development plans could help address population scarcity in Indiana.

February 14, 2017

 

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Terre Haute Residents Express Concern Over New Jail Site

Vigo County commissioners announced Tuesday the jail will be located on the former International Paper property along the Wabash River.

February 8, 2017

 

Alexandria Foster (with yellow sign) organized the protest at the IU Maurer School of Law.

IU Students, Professors Protest White Supremacy Flyers

The flyers were posted on the office doors of faculty members of color and professors who study race and ethnicity.

February 8, 2017

 

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Indiana University Graduation Rates Vary Across Campuses

The graduation rate at IU Bloomington has increased to 77 percent while the regional campuses have fallen to approximately 25 percent.

February 2, 2017

 

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New Electrical Device Helps Addicts On Probation

Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.

February 1, 2017

 

In 2015, Indiana expanded its Medicaid program -- HIP 2.0 -- under the Affordable Care Act.

Hoosiers React To HIP 2.0 Extension Application

In 2015, Indiana expanded its Medicaid program -- HIP 2.0 -- under the Affordable Care Act. The program extended coverage to about 250,000 Hoosiers.

January 18, 2017

 

New Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb delivers his first State of the State address on Jan. 17, 2017. In his address, Holcomb outlined five goals for his administration including road funding and preschool.

Four Takeaways From Holcomb’s First State Of The State Address

Here are four things you need to know about GOP Gov. Eric Holcomb's first State of the State address and what it means for the state moving forward.

January 13, 2017

 

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What Happens To Hoosiers Covered By HIP 2.0 If Obamacare Repealed?

Under former Governor Mike Pence, Indiana expanded Medicaid, with the Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP 2.0.

December 23, 2016

 

Bloomington Community Kitchen

Bloomington Community Kitchen To Host Annual Holiday Dinner

Bloomington's Community Kitchen will once again serve free meals this Christmas Eve, with more than 500 meals expected to be provided.

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