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March 22, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Committee OKs New Public Records Search Fee

The bill would allow state and local government agencies to charge the public a substantial fee for lengthy public record searches.

March 22, 2017

 

The Bloomington Animal Shelter takes in dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals that need care.

$1.9M Contract Approved For Bloomington Animal Shelter Renovation

The renovation will expand animal areas and areas for the public, staff, and volunteers.

March 22, 2017

 

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Vanderburgh County Expands Sexual Orientation Protections

The county's anti-discrimination ordinance will now include sexual orientation and gender identity.

March 22, 2017

 

Mayor Greg Goodnight

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Goodnight On Smoking Ban, Construction

Kokomo's Goodnight says arguments businesses have against smoking bans collectively don't hold water while some businesses thrive.

March 21, 2017

 

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Financing Sought For Healthy Food Legislation

Supporters says a bill that creates the opportunity for businesses and non-profits to establish healthy food access needs state money to get started.

March 21, 2017

 

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

Fed. Budget Puts Low-Income College Grants On Chopping Block

Ivy Tech Community College is second in the nation for students using Pell Grants to attend college.

March 21, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Bill Aims To Close Loophole In Child Pornography Law

The legislation's author, Rep. Tom Washburne (R-Inglefield), says it helps state law keep up with modern times.

March 20, 2017

 

Supporters at the Statehouse meet in favor of medical cannabis.

Legislature Considering Indiana’s First Medicinal Cannabis Laws

The state's first bill to legalize a non-psychoactive form of cannabis to treat epilepsy is finding support.

March 20, 2017

 

Donnelly

Donnelly Criticizes GOP Health Care Bill

Donnelly says the GOP replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act would undermine states' efforts to combat opioid addiction.

March 20, 2017

 

I 69 Section 6

INDOT Lays Out Potential Impact Of I-69 From Martinsville To Indy

The state still has to secure funding for I-69 Section 6.

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