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January 26, 2015

 

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Indiana License Plates To No Longer Be Made By Inmates

After a months-long bidding process, the BMV signed a contract with Intellectual Technology Incorporated for the company to produce the state’s license plates.

January 26, 2015

 

Indianaâs high-fenced deer hunting industry has been in the midst of a lawsuit for nearly a decade.

House Committee Postpones Vote On High-Fenced Deer Hunting

Legislation to legalize and regulate high-fenced deer hunting preserves has failed in past sessions.

January 26, 2015

 

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City Of Kokomo Files Lawsuit Against IDHS Over Stadium

The lawsuit, which was filed in the Marion County Environmental Court, seeks to allow the city to continue construction on the Kokomo Municipal Stadium.

January 26, 2015

 

Prison Cell

Potential Fight In Corrections Funding

A fight over funding may be looming at the General Assembly between local community corrections programs and the state Department of Correction.

January 23, 2015

 

bicycle and bus

Bills Would Create Three-Foot Passing Zone For Bicycles

The proposed legislation says motorists who do not give cyclists the three-foot clearance could be fined up to $500.

January 23, 2015

 

Senate Bill 169 would move the IREAD-3 test from third to second grade.

Will More Charter School Funding Prevent Failures?

Some are questioning the academic progress of charter schools after Ball State University said it would close two Indianapolis charters.

January 23, 2015

 

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Lawmakers, Advocates Spar Over Energy Efficiency Alternative

Energizing Indiana aimed to reduce the state’s energy consumption by about 12 percent over ten years. Does a proposed replacement go far enough?

January 23, 2015

 

The Vigo County Courthouse in Terre Haute, Ind.

Terre Haute Audit Finds Mayor Did Not Misuse City Funds

An audit showed the Department of Redevelopment, not the mayor's office, did not appropriately allocate funds.

January 23, 2015

 

Statehouse

Weekly Statehouse Update: Wine Sales, Energy Efficiency

Bills legislators addressed included increasing the statute of limitations in rape cases and changing the requirements for ordering wine on the Internet.

January 23, 2015

 

U.S. Capitol

Indiana Congresswomen Help Block GOP Anti-Abortion Bill

The House did pass an alternative bill yesterday, H.R.7, that would prohibit taxpayer funding of elective abortions.

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