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December 16, 2014

 

Amanda Banks Swearing In

Wife Of Deployed Naval Officer Sworn In As State Senator

Amanda Banks, a former public policy expert, was sworn in Tuesday at the Statehouse.

December 16, 2014

 

Indianapolis

State Sen. Jim Merritt Will Not Seek Republican Mayoral Nod

Republicans had urged Merritt to seek the nomination for a chance to succeed Mayor Greg Ballard.

December 16, 2014

 

FBI raided two locations in central Indiana on Monday afternoon.

FBI Agents Raid Putnam, Morgan County Properties

The FBI raided properties in Putnam and Morgan counties, but they would not disclose what they were looking for.

December 16, 2014

 

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

Indy Council Fails To Override Veto On Firearm Approval

Last week Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed a proposal which would have required council approval before discharging firearms in city parks.

December 15, 2014

 

Mark Kruzan

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

We're on our way to visit with Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan for Wednesday's show. Submit your questions now!

December 15, 2014

 

districts

Group Leaders Form Independent Redistricting Coalition

Leaders of “good government” groups say Indiana can’t wait any longer to explore changing the way it redraws its legislative maps every 10 years.

December 15, 2014

 

kokomo flooded

Kokomo Told To Stop Stadium Construction In Flood-Prone Area

FEMA officials say the construction is a violation of a federal hazard mitigation grant the city accepted.

December 15, 2014

 

Budget

Revenue Forecast Could Affect Upcoming Budget Debate

State officials say even if the revenue forecast is strong, that does not mean the state will increase its next budget.

December 12, 2014

 

Currently, Indiana  state law doesn't require taxi or Uber drivers to pass a background check.

Indiana Lawmaker Calls For Driver Background Checks

Rep. Hale is writing up legislation that would require a background check for drivers who provide driving services to consumers in Indiana.

December 12, 2014

 

Statehouse

Citizen Advocacy Groups Call For Ethics Reform

Common Cause Indiana held a panel discussion on ethics at the statehouse Friday.

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