The proposal would create an automatic enhancement for hate crimes, making misdemeanors felonies and raising each felony one level.
Members of the LGBTQ community will be able to reach out to the two liaisons directly rather than going through regular channels.
Indiana has the nation's third-highest percentage of police agencies that didn't file the voluntary reports between 2009 and 2014.
The Hoosier State is one of only five in the country without a hate crimes law.
Indiana’s teacher shortage, why the state is among only a handful of states that doesn’t have laws addressing hate crimes and Johnny Appleseed's lasting impact.
Two instances of graffiti in early October appear targeted at specific groups of people.
The latest summary report of incidents on IU’s campus motivated by bias show increase in a two groups.
Representatives of IU’s Asian-American Association say alleged hate crimes on the IU campus last weekend are an isolated incident.
25 reports were received between July of 2006 and June of 2007, and 31 incidents the year before. There is no clear reason for the decline.