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July 9, 2015

 

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What Sen. Steele Wants To Accomplish Before He Retires

Sen. Steele plans to re-introduce legislation to open adoptees' birth records and sponsor a bill that would increase funeral benefits for military families.

July 8, 2015

 

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Bedford Senator Brent Steele To Retire

Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, says he will not seek re-election next year.

April 10, 2013

 

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Criminal Code Amendment Would Restrict Judges’ Sentencing

When the criminal code bill came to the Senate floor, only the worst offenses, murder and level one felonies, were ineligible for suspended sentences.

March 25, 2013

 

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Criminal Code Reform Expected To Pass Despite Pence Concerns

Governor Mike Pence’s main issue with the bill is its reduction of penalties for low-level drug offenders.

February 11, 2013

 

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‘Right to Hunt and Fish’ Amendment Passes Senate

The bill's author says hunting and fishing rights need to be protected, but opponents worry it would limit state regulation.

November 28, 2012

 

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Indiana Officials’ Comments On Marijuana Spur Debate

A political analyst says recent statements from Indiana officials indicates more are warming to the idea of decriminalizing marijuana.

October 26, 2012

 

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Criminal Code Reform Bill To Move Without Key Authors

Representative Ralph Foley and Senator Richard Bray have led the legislature’s work on criminal code evaluation for years, but both are retiring this fall.

September 20, 2012

 

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Bedford Senator Pushes For Decriminalization Of Marijuana

Senator Brent Steele wants to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana as a part of a criminal sentencing overhaul.

August 18, 2011

 

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Penalties For Failing To Report Dead Bodies To Be Reexamined

An Indiana legislative council is scheduled to examine whether it is necessary to establish harsher penalties for those who don’t report finding a dead body.

June 7, 2011

 

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Legislature Setting Up Summer Committee Meetings

One issue drew particular attention…studying the recent state Supreme Court ruling on the Fourth Amendment.

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