Posts tagged Congress

February 21, 2014

 

The Indiana Senate will soon vote on a bill that could temporarily stop construction of new nursing homes in the state.

Indiana Bill Could Stop Construction of Nursing Homes

The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill Thursday that proponents say will increase quality of elder care in the state.

February 17, 2014

 

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Survey: Most People Don’t Think Congress Affects Their Lives

Only a third of people surveyed by the Center on Congress say they think the legislative body affects their daily lives.

December 30, 2013

 

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Former Congressman Andy Jacobs’ Funeral To Be Held Friday

Andy Jacobs, Jr., died this weekend in his Indianapolis home.

December 19, 2013

 

Head Start students develop fine motor skills playing at the sand table in their classroom at Eastview Elementary in Connersville.

Federal Budget Deal Could Restore Some Head Start Funding

The federal budget deal awaiting President Obama's signature could restore some funding to Head Start. But that may not help all the kids who lost their slots.

December 13, 2013

 

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All But One Indiana Rep Votes In Favor Of Budget Deal

Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-1st, was the only Indiana representative to vote against the budget deal.

December 12, 2013

 

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19,000 Hoosiers To Lose Unemployment Benefits In January

The federal government benefits up to 63 weeks have not been renewed for 2014.

December 11, 2013

 

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Congress Passes Bill To Remove Bodies Of Convicted Vets

The bill gives the federal government to remove from national cemeteries the bodies of veterans who have committed capital crimes.

December 9, 2013

 

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How Indiana Legislators Are Getting Their Health Insurance

Today is the last day for members of Congress and their staff to sign up for health insurance through the federal or D.C. exchanges.

November 27, 2013

 

Big Red clock in Autumn

Upcoming Sequestration Will Affect Indiana Universities

IU and other universities are appealing to Congress to reach a deal before another round of sequestration budget cuts come in January.

October 30, 2013

 

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Indiana’s Congressional Members Reignite Farm Bill Debate

Legislators have largely agreed to cut back on direct payments to farmers, but they disagree on whether to cut food stamps.

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