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February 26, 2015

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Vaccine

Pence Lobbies Against HPV Vaccinations

The proposed House bill set a goal for the state to have 80 percent of 13 -15 year olds vaccinated against HPV by 2020.

February 26, 2015

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Kirkwood

Bloomington Council Backs ‘Super TIF’ Measure

The measure would allow the city's redevelopment council to create a single, unified urban TIF district.

February 25, 2015

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Pharmacy

Lawmakers Hope Tighter Regulations Will Combat Meth

The bill calls for the state’s courts and police to update the database pharmacies use to track sales of over-the-counter of cold and allergy medication.

February 25, 2015

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Trappist beer

Senate Gives Thumbs Up For Increased Microbrewery Production

Sen. Ron Alting, R-Lafayette, says the amended legislation is the result of a compromise between alcohol wholesalers and microbreweries.

February 25, 2015

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Aztar Riverboat

Despite Concerns Over Live Dealers, Gaming Bill Clears House

The gaming bill would allow riverboats to move on land and would give casinos a 10 percent tax credit for new construction.

February 25, 2015

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Baby feet

Legislators Pushing To Add Baby Boxes At Safe Havens

House Bill 1016 would give parents one last option before abandoning their newborns by placing their baby in a Safe Haven Baby Box.

February 25, 2015

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State Senators Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, and Tim Skinner, D-Terre Haute, chat during a hearing on the costs Indiana might face in transitioning to Common Core academic standards.

Indiana Senate Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The controversial bill limits state and local governments from infringing on Hoosiers’ religious practices.

February 25, 2015

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Greg Goodnight

Ask The Mayor: Kokomo’s Goodnight On School Funding Formula

Mayor Greg Goodnight explains why he doesn't think changes to the school funding formula will benefit Kokomo schools.

February 24, 2015

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House of Representatives

Education Funding Splits House Budget Vote Along Party Lines

Democrats voted against the budget, saying changes to the state's education funding formula will hurt many public schools.

February 24, 2015

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The gaming bill is up for passage by the House Wednesday.

House Sends Gaming Tax Changes To Study Committee

The House eliminated an amendment to gaming legislation that had asked for controversial changes to the gaming law.

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