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January 17, 2018

 

Supporters of the cold beer expansion bill stand outside the Indiana Senate Chamber to watch the committee hearing.

Cold Beer Expansion Bill Fails In Senate Committee

A push to allow grocery and convenience stores to sell cold beer was dealt Wednesday what’s likely a death blow for the 2018 session.

January 17, 2018

 

Signs opposing a proposed waste transfer facility have popped up all over the west side of Bloomington.

Monroe Co. Commissioners Amend Waste Transfer Zoning Requirements

The amendment means new facilities must go before the board of zoning for approval. Officials say that will add transparency and allow for more public input.

January 17, 2018

 

Democrat Jim Harper announces his candidacy for Secretary of State in a video.

Democrat Harper Announces Bid For Secretary Of State

It’s been nearly three decades since Hoosiers elected a Democrat as Secretary of State.

January 17, 2018

 

Indiana statehouse in Indianapolis front entrance.

House Committee Overwhelmingly Advances Sunday Sales Bill

A bill to legalize Sunday alcohol sales took a step closer to passage in the House Wednesday as a committee approved the measure 12-1.

January 17, 2018

 

Mary Beth Bonaventura seated

Ex-Indiana Child Services Director Hired By Attorney General

The former director of Indiana's child welfare agency is joining the state attorney general's staff nearly a month after she quit her state post.

January 17, 2018

 

Indiana Chamber President Kevin Brinegar calls smoking both a public health and a workforce development issue.

Health, Business Leaders Push Lawmakers For Anti-Smoking Bill

Health and business leaders called on the legislature Tuesday to support House Bill 1380 at a rally.

January 17, 2018

 

City and hospital officials break ground on IU Health's new Bloomington hospital.

Ask The Mayor: Bloomington’s Hamilton On Hospital Redevelopment

Mayor Hamilton says city leaders will need to work on developing the outer areas of the hospital's current footprint as well.

January 16, 2018

 

Baby box supporters, led by Sen. Travis Holdman (R-Markle), center, discuss the baby box expansion bill at the start of the 2018 session.

Senate Approves Bill To Expand Baby Box Locations

The Senate unanimously passed legislation to expand locations where baby boxes can be used, even as some senators express concerns surrounding the devices.

January 16, 2018

 

The hemp extract is only legal for those with treatment resistant epilepsy.

Lawmakers Hear Testimony On CBD Access Issues

The hemp extract is only legal for those with treatment resistant epilepsy. Legislators are considering a number of bills to increase access to the substance.

January 16, 2018

 

Indiana Township Association President Debbie Driscoll tells a House committee her organization supports this session's township reform bill.

House Committee Cautiously Begins Debate On Township Reform Bill

A House committee cautiously began debate on a bill that would force more than three hundred townships across the state to consolidate.

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