The Indiana University research shows that raising the minimum wage by one dollar reduces the rate of neglect by nearly 10 percent.
The House voted 95-0 Monday to approve the measure. It returns now to the Senate to approve changes.
A nonprofit law firm that aids low-income Indiana residents has won a $400,000 federal grant to help seniors for a variety of reasons.
The Department of Child Services recorded fifteen more death in 2011 than in the previous year.
Knox, Cass and Lawrence counties have some of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the state of Indiana.
Children who are most likely to be abused by a school employee include girls, especially girls of color whose parents do not speak English.
The new rules will limit credit card use to spending money previously appropriated for a particular purchase.
Only 10 percent of parents think their own teens drank alcohol in the last year and 5 percent think their teens smoked marijuana in the last year.
More than 24,000 cases of child abuse were reported in the state of Indiana in 2009