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February 22, 2017

 

E cigarette

Senate Committee Scales Back Vaping Liquid Regulations

Some e-liquid manufacturers say the bill would pave the way for their return to the state.

February 22, 2017

 

As originally written SB 285 would give permission to law enforcement to remove protestors obstructing traffic

Lawmakers Amend Bill To Clear Protesters From Roads

The amended version removes the bill's most controversial language, but is expected to change even more if heard by the full Senate.

February 22, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Senate Panel OK’s Mandating Parental Notification Before Abortion

The measure would require that parents receive legal notice their child is seeking an abortion and would give them standing to try to stop it in court.

February 22, 2017

 

Barbara Wolanin was one of around 30 people protesting the legislature's failure to adopt redistricting reform.

Redistricting Reform Advocates: ‘We Are Not Going Anywhere’

Redistricting advocates promise to push for reform again during the next legislative session.

February 22, 2017

 

Former YMCA Kokomo

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Goodnight On Former YMCA Development

Mayor Goodnight says the city actively looks for a balance of market rate and high income housing.

February 21, 2017

 

Indiana Statehouse (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

Abortion Bill Changed After Returning To Committee

A House committee altered and then approved an abortion regulation bill after the unusual step of sending the bill from the House floor back to the committee.

February 21, 2017

 

weed

House Passes Bill Allowing Marijuana Derived Medicine

The oil cannot get patients high, but it contains compounds that have been found to lessen the effects of some forms of epilepsy.

February 21, 2017

 

Sanctuary campuses have gained attention following the election, with some students asking their universities to adopt a policy.

Bill Blocking Sanctuary Status For Universities Passes Committee

Sanctuary campuses have gained attention following the election, with some students asking their universities to adopt a policy.

February 21, 2017

 

Indiana

House Rejects Study Committee Amendment To Gun Bill

House lawmakers rejected an attempt to push a gun regulations bill to a summer study committee.

February 21, 2017

 

Goodnight Jan 2017

Submit Your Questions For Kokomo’s ‘Ask The Mayor’

We're getting ready to visit with Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight for Wednesday's show. Submit your questions by noon today!

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