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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.

October 17, 2013

 

Lee Hamilton

Former Congressman: Expect Another Budget Crisis In January

Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says he does not expect many members of Congress to be willing to compromise before the current budget deal expires January 15.

October 16, 2013

 

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Indiana Senators, Reps Split On Vote To Reopen Government

Both of Indiana's senators voted to approve the bill, but many of the state's representatives voted against it.

October 10, 2013

 

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Pence: Shutdown Is Not Affecting Health Care Negotiations

The governor says his administration is still in talks with the federal government over whether Indiana can use the Healthy Indiana Plan to expand Medicaid.

October 4, 2013

 

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Things Could Get Worse If Govt Shutdown Lasts Longer

The federal government has been shutdown for four days, with no end in sight, and a former Congressman says the longer it lasts, the worse things will get.

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