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September 11, 2014

 

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Panel Recommends Rejecting Specialty License Plates

A new layer of legislative oversight for Indiana's specialty license plates has resulted in recommendations to stop issuing plates for nine nonprofit groups.

September 10, 2014

 

The low revenue numbers are giving state lawmakers pause as they debate tax reform issues.

State’s Transparency Portal Updates To Show Expenses

The new update "keeps a tally of expenditures on everything from vehicles to office equipment."

September 10, 2014

 

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Indiana Politicians Weigh In On ISIS Strategy

Indiana politicians say it will take a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIS.

September 10, 2014

 

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Ask The Mayor: Terre Haute’s Duke Bennett

This time we talk with Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett, in our weekly 'Ask The Mayor' segment.

September 9, 2014

 

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Camp Atterbury Eliminates Deployment Program, 160 Jobs

Camp Atterbury is laying off civilian contractors who worked on a program that prepared soldiers for deployment.

September 9, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Kokomo Council Votes Down Expanded Smoking Ban

A Kokomo councilman's change of heart caused a smoking ban to be defeated Monday night.

September 9, 2014

 

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Indy Council Approves Higher Income Tax For Public Safety

The Indianapolis City-County Council voted 19-10 to approve an increase in the income tax rate for public safety, effective January 1st.

September 8, 2014

 

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Democrats Demand To Know Cost Of Defending Gay Marriage Ban

The head of the state Democratic Party is asking the attorney general's office for the amount of money and time spent defending the state's gay marriage ban.

September 8, 2014

 

Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis

Speaker Brian Bosma To Carry Ethics Bill

Advocate groups are concerned Bosma's decision to sponsor a comprehensive ethics reform bill will weaken the reform's potential strength.

September 5, 2014

 

Howard County Courthouse

City Of Kokomo Files Suit Against Howard County

The lawsuit comes just days after Howard County Judge William Menges filed an order of direct contempt of court against the Mayor of Kokomo.

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