Posts tagged general assembly

January 9, 2014

 

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Proposed Senate Bill Would Ban Teens From Tanning Beds

A proposed Senate bill wants to ban teenagers under 16 from tanning beds in Indiana. Currently teenagers must have written consent from a parent.

January 5, 2014

 

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Winter Storm Postpones Start Of Legislative Session

The legislature will not convene Monday as originally planned because of the low temperatures and heavy snow.

December 6, 2013

 

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Governor Mike Pence’s 2014 Legislative Plan Explained

Gov. Pence outlined his 2014 legislative goals yesterday, which include suggestions for education policy and ways to improve Indiana's economy.

November 19, 2013

 

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Top Democrat Fears GOP Will Curb Superintendent Ritz’s Power

Despite GOP assurances to the contrary, the House Minority Leader's prediction comes as Glenda Ritz battles with the State Board of Education.

November 18, 2013

 

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Indiana GOP Leaders Downplay Importance Of Gay Marriage Vote

Republican leaders say the decision to move forward on the amendment will be made internally by House and Senate Republican caucuses.

September 26, 2013

 

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Lawmakers Say Reducing Recidivism Rate Might Take A While

Legislators heard from rehabilitation center officials and ex-convicts on how best to reduce recidivism as they overhaul the state's criminal code.

August 22, 2013

 

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New Law Aims To Ensure High Schoolers Enter College Prepared

A new state law requires Indiana high schools to take steps to make sure students are ready for college-level coursework.

July 1, 2013

 

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10 Indiana Laws You Should Know About That Take Effect Today

Laws the General Assembly passed this year include a biennial budget, school safety measures and initiatives aimed at boosting career education.

June 24, 2013

 

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Legislators Call For More Discussion About School Bus Safety

During the last session of the General Assembly, a bill requiring all school buses to have seat belts by 2015 did not pass.

May 27, 2013

 

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Legislative Summer Committee To Study Affordable Care Act

Democrats say the most pressing healthcare issues the state faces aren’t on the committee’s agenda.

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