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March 29, 2017

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Bill Would Track When Officers Restrain, Seclude Kids At School

Indiana lawmakers may require schools to provide more information about a controversial practice: secluding and restraining children.

March 28, 2017

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Duke Energy's Gibson Power Station.

Indiana Coal Advocates Cheer Trump Climate Order

Indiana is one of 28 states suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the Clean Power Plan, which President Donald Trump began rolling back Tuesday.

March 28, 2017

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Indiana Statehouse (Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)

Panel OKs Amended Abortion Bill On Parental Notification

Many opponents say the original bill was unconstitutional. Lawmakers amended the proposal to address those concerns.

March 28, 2017

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House Committee Wrestles With Vaping Regulations

Legislation regulating e-liquids has gotten complicated as a House committee struggles to impose rules on the industry while avoiding constitutionality issues.

March 28, 2017

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The Senate committee passed the amendment 11-2 on Tuesday.

Senate Changes Road Funding Bill, Adds New Fees

Senate lawmakers put their own stamp on this session’s comprehensive road funding bill while keeping the measure’s primary tax increase intact.

March 27, 2017

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Rep. Clyde Kersey (D-Terre Haute) testifies in Senate Elections Committee as Sen. Vaneta Becker (R-Evansville) sits beside him.

Senate Committee Approves Watered-Down BMV Voter Registration Bill

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be required to offer Hoosiers the chance to register to vote more often under legislation approved by a Senate committee.

March 27, 2017

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The initiative gives participants a discount on solar panels.

Friday Deadline For Solarize Bloomington Initiative Participants

The Solarize Bloomington initiative aims to give residents a discounted rate on purchasing solar panels.

March 27, 2017

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Bill To Make State Superintendent A Political Appointment Revived

A Senate committee approved a controversial bill Monday that would change the Superintendent of Public Instruction from an elected position to an appointed one.

March 27, 2017

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Republican attorney Jim Bopp testifies before the Senate Elections Committee while Rep. Kathy Richardson (R-Noblesville) looks on.

Bill Aimed At Preventing ‘Faithless’ Presidential Electors

A Senate committee approved legislation to ensure Indiana’s presidential electors don’t go rogue.

March 27, 2017

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Indiana Republican Party Chair Jeff Cardwell, who will step aside in January, speaks in August about the party's coordination with the Trump presidential campaign. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

Ex-Indiana GOP Head Joins Veteran Pence Aide’s Lobbying Firm

Jeff Cardwell was an aide to Pence in the Indiana governor's office before Pence picked him to head the state GOP in 2015.

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