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December 12, 2014

 

Currently, Indiana  state law doesn't require taxi or Uber drivers to pass a background check.

Indiana Lawmaker Calls For Driver Background Checks

Rep. Hale is writing up legislation that would require a background check for drivers who provide driving services to consumers in Indiana.

December 12, 2014

 

Statehouse

Citizen Advocacy Groups Call For Ethics Reform

Common Cause Indiana held a panel discussion on ethics at the statehouse Friday.

December 12, 2014

 

Torch

Gov. Pence Announces Six Week Bicentennial Torch Relay

The relay is expected to begin at Indiana's old state capitol in Corydon in September 2016. The torch will travel through all 92 Indiana counties.

December 12, 2014

 

Williams bridge

INDOT Holding Steady On Road Funding

INDOT estimates the state will need at least $150 million annually over the next 10 years to adequately maintain its roads and bridges.

December 11, 2014

 

Abdul-Rahman Kassig

Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Indianapolis Aid Worker

The measure expresses condolences to Kassig's family and pays tribute to Peter’s humanitarian work.

December 10, 2014

 

Food trucks

Bloomington Council Delays Food Truck Vote Until 2015

A special city council meeting was arranged Wednesday to vote on the issue, but the vote was delayed until next year.

December 10, 2014

 

More than 150,000 non-resident workers commute to Indianapolis for work every day.

Indy Chamber Calls For Commuter Tax

Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce announced their support for a commuter tax on Monday.

December 10, 2014

 

Mayor Duke Bennett

Ask The Mayor: Terre Haute’s Duke Bennett

Mayor Bennett takes a look back at the past year and talks about the controversy surrounding the proposed sludge to diesel contract.

December 9, 2014

 

former secretary of state

Arguments Today On Former Secretary Of State Conviction

Charlie White is appealing his February 2012 conviction on charges of voter fraud, perjury and theft that came a year after he was elected Secretary of State.

December 8, 2014

 

Kirkwood ONB Development

Kirkwood Hotel Development Concerns Push Project To February

Planning commission members approve the scaled back Old National Bank building with surface parking rather than the original mixed use proposal.

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