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May 25, 2016

 

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Summer Study Topics For Indiana Lawmakers

Eighteen study committees will study dozens of issues this summer and fall, including education

February 3, 2016

 

Indiana State Senator Greg Taylor questioned the bill's constitutionality.

Senate Passes Bill Banning Abortions For Certain Reasons

The bill would bar women from aborting a pregnancy based on the fetus’ race, gender or disability.

February 2, 2016

 

RFRA rally

Lawmakers, Advocates Respond To Death Of Gay Rights Bill

Lawmakers and advocacy groups were expecting a public debate in the Senate Tuesday.

July 8, 2015

 

Brent Steele

Bedford Senator Brent Steele To Retire

Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, says he will not seek re-election next year.

March 4, 2014

 

moped

Moped Legislation Narrowly Approved In Senate

Drivers of low-powered mopeds now must be 15 or older, and drivers of higher-powered mopeds must be 16 years and six months old and have a license.

March 4, 2014

 

drug testing

Senate Approves Scaled-Back Version Of Drug Testing Bill

Th new version of the bill requires only welfare recipients with drug convictions to be drug tested.

March 4, 2014

 

surveillance

Senate Passes Bill Requiring Warrants For Tech Surveillance

Legislators are also considering a bill to block police from using scanners to download information from cell phones.

February 27, 2014

 

county corrections

Senate To Vote On Criminal Code Overhaul

The overhaul aims to divert low-level offenders into local community corrections programs, but lawmakers are debating how to fund those programs.

February 21, 2014

 

The Indiana Senate will soon vote on a bill that could temporarily stop construction of new nursing homes in the state.

Indiana Bill Could Stop Construction of Nursing Homes

The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill Thursday that proponents say will increase quality of elder care in the state.

February 18, 2014

 

cell phone

Lawmakers Push Legislation to Block Cell Data Tracking

A Senate committee unanimously followed the House in voting to put a stop to the use of electronic scanners that can download information from your cell phone.

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