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March 24, 2017

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The number of available foster families is not keeping up with the number of children in need of services in Indiana.

Tonight At 6 On ‘Indiana Newsdesk’

The need for foster families, Monroe County residents are looking at the annexation proposal and new research of how long it will take to sell or buy a house.

March 24, 2017

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City council met Wednesay to consider the annexation.

Residents Weigh In On Proposed Bloomington Annexation

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton wants to drastically increase the size of the city.

March 24, 2017

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How Defense Budget Might Impact Purdue’s Rolls-Royce Facility

Officials say increased defense spending proposed in President Trump’s budget could enable growth of the school’s fledgling aerospace park.

March 24, 2017

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Jennifer McCormick, Indiana superintendent of public instruction, says Indiana schools would be affected by the proposed federal education budget.

Indiana Schools Would Lose $56M Under Trump Education Budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would slash the U.S. Department of Education’s budget by $9 billion, a 13.5 percent reduction.

March 23, 2017

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The Senate Appropriations Committee debates a bill making several changes to Indiana gaming taxes.

Committee Cuts Back On Guaranteed Gaming Payouts To Counties

An alteration in committee would reduce guaranteed money paid to counties across the state each year that comes from gaming revenues.

March 23, 2017

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Sen. Jean Breaux joined fellow Democrats to condemn federal Republicans' plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

State Democrats Condemn AHCA Ahead Of Federal Vote

State Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane and members of the Democratic Caucus held a press conference Thursday morning.

March 23, 2017

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As Healthcare Vote Nears, Here’s Where Ind. Representatives Stand

As of Thursday afternoon, six of Indiana's seven Republican Representatives had expressed support for the bill.

March 23, 2017

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Gov. Eric Holcomb (R-Indiana) says changes to the federal health care bill helped fuel his support. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)

Gov. Holcomb Supports GOP Repeal Of Obama Health Law

Last week, Holcomb voiced support for overhauling the ACA, but he also said Congress should spare the increase in Medicaid funding it made available.

March 23, 2017

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As of 2017, student loans in the U.S. have created $1 trillion of debt for students.

Rep. Messer Introduces Bill To Expand IU Student Debt Initiative

The bill would require colleges to send annual letters to students informing them of their student loans and estimated annual or monthly payments.

March 22, 2017

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The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Prayer In Schools Bill Goes To Full Senate, Closer To Law

House Bill 1024 would protect open prayer and religious dress, writings or other religious expression in schools.

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