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April 17, 2015

 

The so-called â13th checkâ is an additional yearly benefit for retired public employees and teachers. The amount can range from $150-$450, but that can make a big difference.

Retired Teachers Ask Legislators Not To Cut Benefit Check

Retiree advocates made a plea for more spending even as a gloomy new revenue forecast has lawmakers looking to cut money out of their budget proposals.

February 27, 2015

 

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Bill Would Provide Equal Access To Adoption Records

The state sealed adoption records from 1941 to 1994.

December 29, 2014

 

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State Senator To File Religious Freedom Bill

The bill would protect businesses who refuse services to same-sex couples because of religious beliefs.

December 8, 2014

 

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Indy Chamber Makes Early Learning Legislative Priority

The Indy Chamber says early education provides long-term benefits for Indiana's workforce.

August 27, 2014

 

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Companies Consider Program To Cut Hours Instead Of Layoffs

Legislators are considering forming a program that would allow businesses to reduce workers' hours instead of laying them off during hard economic times.

April 4, 2014

 

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Rape Survivor Advocates For Change In Statute Of Limitations

Sexual assault survivor Jenny Wendt is advocating a change to legislature that allows her accused rapist - who confessed to the crime - to walk free.

March 20, 2014

 

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Groups Petition Pence To Veto Bill Killing Energy Program

Legislation that made its way to Governor Pence’s desk would halt a state-run energy conservation program.

March 13, 2014

 

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Road Funding Bill Passes House

The approved legislation releases $200 million right away but requires state budget committee approval for the second $200 million.

March 10, 2014

 

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Tanning Bill Waiting For Gov. Pence’s Signature

The bill the legislature approved last week would ban youth under 16 years old from tanning salons altogether.

February 10, 2014

 

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Committee Sends HJR-3 To Full Senate Without Amendments

The full Senate will likely vote on the measure this week.

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