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January 23, 2018

 

CHIP provides health insurance for nearly 100,000 Hoosier children.

Some Say CHIP Insurance Used As Political Pawn In DC

The United States has reached an agreement for funding CHIP, the federally-run health insurance program for children and pregnant mothers.

January 22, 2018

 

U.S. Sens. Todd Young and Joe Donnelly

Senator Young Applauds End To Filibuster

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) joined Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) in voting to end the filibuster.

January 22, 2018

 

Indiana statehouse exterior

Senate, House Pass School Funding Measures

Lawmakers have approved a pair of school funding bills to address a multi-million dollar funding gap caused by a surprise uptick in public school students.

January 22, 2018

 

House chamber with members seated

House Passes Bill To Bar Locals From Banning Short-Term Rentals

The short-term rentals bill's overwhelmingly approval comes just one year after similar legislation couldn't muster enough votes in House.

January 22, 2018

 

statehouse

Senate Takes Historic Step, Passes Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill

A Sunday alcohol sales bill has never so much as passed a Senate committee before this year, let alone the whole chamber.

January 22, 2018

 

Elections Committee Chair Sen. Greg Walker (R-Columbus) talks with fellow lawmakers ahead of a committee meeting.

Committee Passes Partial Redistricting Reform; Advocates Want More

The bill's Republican author calls it the "best chance" to move the redistricting reform debate forward, even as advocates say it should go further.

January 20, 2018

 

Bloomington residents march around the Monroe County Courthouse.

Hoosiers Turn Out For Women’s March In Bloomington, Indianapolis

Hoosiers around the state gathered Saturday to march one year after the Women's March on Washington.

January 19, 2018

 

The VA will offer hyperbaric oxygen therapy for veterans with treatment-resistant PTSD on a limited basis.

Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk:’ PTSD Therapy And Statehouse Roundup

Therapy that could help soldiers suffering from PTSD. The legislature heard debate about Indiana’s alcohol laws. And the Columbus landlord registry.

January 19, 2018

 

Paul Helmke is a Professor in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.

How Would A Federal Government Shutdown Impact Indiana?

Experts say the potential for a federal government shutdown may not have a big local impact.

January 19, 2018

 

A group called The Villages of Indiana specializes in family and child services, including foster care and adoption.

Lawmakers Consider Foster Care Student Outcomes Legislation

A proposed bill would require the state to track and report data for foster care students, including graduation rates and enrollment.

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