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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.

September 5, 2014

 

Indy Traffic

Uber Expansion Sparks Legal Concerns

As ride-sharing services continue to grow, some are raising questions about the legality of their operations.

September 4, 2014

 

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Supreme Court Appears Skeptical In Right To Work Lawsuit

The Indiana Supreme Court heard arguments today regarding the state's controversial right to work law.

September 3, 2014

 

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Hoosiers Call For Amendment To Override Citizens United

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, plans to vote yes on an amendment to limit campaign donations, but advocacy groups want him to go further.

September 3, 2014

 

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Report Suggests Changes To Marion County Small Claims Courts

A report suggests moving Marion County's nine small claims courts into a division of the Superior Court.

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