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December 18, 2017

 

Jim Atterholt spent four years as the chairman of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission under Gov. Daniels.

Indiana Utility Commission Chairman To Retire In January

The chairman of the Indiana commission that oversees utility companies is retiring after less than a year on the job.

December 18, 2017

 

First Church of Cannabis leader Bill Levin.

AG Hill Calls Church Of Cannabis Lawsuit A Legal Stunt

Attorney General Curtis Hill says the First Church of Cannabis and its lawsuit against the state are a political crusade turned legal stunt.

December 18, 2017

 

Officials say the county has had at least nine opioid-related deaths this year.

Rural County Starting Morgue To Handle Overdose Deaths

A rural western Indiana county is setting up its first-ever county-owned morgue in response to an increase in drug overdose deaths.

December 18, 2017

 

The state does require offenders who have temporarily left Indiana or are moving to Indiana to register.

Sex Offenders Sue Over Indiana Registry Requirement

Three men have filed a lawsuit over an Indiana requirement that they register as sex offenders when moving to the state.

December 17, 2017

 

DCS Director Mary Beth Bonaventura, center, has led the agency since January 2013.

DCS Director Bonaventura To Depart Agency

In a resignation letter, Bonaventura told Gov. Holcomb that his staff is cutting her budget in the midst of the opioid crisis. Holcomb denies the allegations.

December 15, 2017

 

The Monroe County Convention Center in December, 2017.

Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ Convention Centers, Candy Kitchen

How other counties are funding convention center expansions, state legislators set the agenda for the upcoming session and the Martinsville Candy Kitchen.

December 15, 2017

 

CoreCivic requested a month-long delay in getting county zoning approval for the project.

Indiana Residents Oppose Potential ICE Detention Center

Hundreds of people gathered at a recent public meeting in opposition to a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility proposed in northern Indiana.

December 15, 2017

 

Indiana statehouse

State Leaders Shrug Off Recent Revenue Shortfalls

State leaders say the underwhelming revenues are a result of explainable outside forces.

December 15, 2017

 

Some residents don't like what they see popping up in downtown Bloomington.

Special Live Show Tuesday: The Future Of Bloomington Development

Join us Tuesday at noon for a special live discussion about the future of development in downtown Bloomington.

December 15, 2017

 

Cook employee

Walorski Proposes Bill To Extend Medical Device Tax Suspension

A two-year suspension of the medical device tax is set to expire at the end of the year.

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