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October 13, 2017

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Southern Indiana State Sen. Smith Won’t Seek Re-Election

The Charlestown Republican has represented Clark, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott, Switzerland and Washington counties in southern Indiana.

October 11, 2017

 

A round white sign affixed to a brick wall has the orange Airbnb logo and reads

On Airbnb Issue, Lawmakers Weigh Tricky Property Rights Balance

State lawmakers Wednesday heard a lot of support and a few fears about the local impacts of short-term housing rentals through platforms such as Airbnb.

September 27, 2017

 

Rep. Robin Shackleford presents her proposal for traffic amnesty program to study committee on roads and transportation.

Traffic Amnesty Program Could Get 400K Hoosiers Back On The Road

Nearly 1 in 10 Hoosiers have suspended licenses, not because of safety violations, but because of an inability to pay fines.

September 13, 2017

 

Lawmakers weren't happy at what they felt was missing Tuesday from an update on Indiana's unemployment insurance program.

Lawmakers Want More Data, Enforcement On Employer Benefits Fraud

At a study committee on the issues, regulators said the state may be missing millions in revenue because of fraud – but couldn't say how much they've recouped.

July 17, 2017

 

Cold beer

Convenience Stores Praise Pick To Lead Alcohol Study Committee

The two-year study committee is tasked with finding ways to modernize Indiana’s complex rules for the sale of beer, wine and liquor.

June 7, 2017

 

Indiana statehouse

Indiana Statehouse Black Caucus To Hold Town Hall Meetings

The black caucus will inform the public about highlights — and lowlights — from the 2017 session

February 27, 2017

 

(Brandon Smith/IPB News)

Abortion Reversal Bill Passes House Over Bipartisan Opposition

The bill would require doctors to inform women their drug-induced abortions could be reversed, and to say there’s no scientific study to support that claim.

February 15, 2017

 

A CAFO off Route 25 in Tippecanoe County.

CAFO Bill Passes House Committee, But More Clarifications Expected

Wolkins says an earlier version of the bill contained confusing language, which prompted dozens of people to testify against it and contact his office.

December 15, 2016

 

school

Educators, Union: Ind. Teacher Bonuses Based On ‘Flawed’ Formula

Some of the wealthiest school districts are awarded a chunk of a $40 million fund for teacher bonuses while most urban schools will get significantly less.

April 19, 2016

 

Statehouse

Senate Immigration Study Committee Meets For First Time

The committee is tasked with studying issues related to illegal immigration.

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