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January 3, 2015

 

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4 Issues To Watch In The Upcoming State Legislative Session

Key issues in the upcoming legislative session will include education funding and Sunday alcohol sales.

January 2, 2015

 

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Video: Watch “Indiana Newsdesk” January 2, 2015

Lawmakers are faced with whether to fund criminal code changes. What's being done to ensure burned out buildings aren't left in Indiana's historic towns?

January 2, 2015

 

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How Funding Mental Health Could Keep People Out Of Prison

The criminal code overhaul aims to treat more low-level offenders at the local level, but mental health service providers say they need more money to do that.

September 22, 2014

 

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State Council: More Funding Needed To Represent Juveniles

The Indiana Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges says the state needs to put more money into providing public defenders for juveniles.

July 7, 2014

 

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Lawmakers Weigh Options After Two Police Officer Shootings

Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.

July 1, 2014

 

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10 Indiana Laws That Go Into Effect Today

The Indiana General Assembly passed 224 laws this year, including a pre-k pilot program and changes to the state's criminal code.

June 17, 2014

 

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Legislature Holds Technical Session To Update Criminal Code

The legislature met today to make technical corrections to bills that it passed earlier this year.

June 12, 2014

 

Greg Steuerwald and Matt Pierce

General Assembly To Make Changes to Criminal Code Bill

Indiana's General Assembly will meet June 17 to change the state's criminal code.

March 12, 2014

 

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Criminal Code Overhaul Likely To Continue After This Year

Proponents of the criminal code overhaul say more resources need to be allocated to lower recidivism rates.

February 28, 2014

 

Steuerwald and Pierce

Lawmakers Attempting To Keep Criminal Code Overhaul On Track

Sponsors of the legislation say the key is to avoid amendments that enhance criminal penalties.

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