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April 19, 2011

 

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Measure Would Require Birth Certificate for Presidential Run

The Indiana Senate is considering a resolution that would require presidential candidates to show an official birth certificate.

April 6, 2011

 

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Smoking Ban Fails to Pass Indiana Senate

The bill lost support from two sides – those who believe a smoking ban constitutes government intrusion and those who want a more comprehensive law.

April 4, 2011

 

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Senate Makes Changes to Bill Expanding Charter Schools

The Senate also passed an amendment raising the percentage of charter school teachers who must be licensed.

March 31, 2011

 

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School Voucher Bill Passes House

A school vouchers bill that would offer money to parents to send their children to private school is on its way to the Indiana Senate.

March 30, 2011

 

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Senate Dems Release Proposed Redistricting Maps

Indiana Senate Democrats released their proposed redistricting maps Wednesday.

March 30, 2011

 

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Senate Votes to Constitutionally Ban Same-Sex Marriage

The senate voted 40-10 to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage.

March 17, 2011

 

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Senate Hears Amendment Banning Civil Unions

Indiana has a statute on its books defining marriage as between a man and a woman, but Terre Haute attorney Jim Bopp said that statute needs further protection.

March 16, 2011

 

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Bill Requiring Hands-Free Device While Driving Passes Senate

The legislation originally banned only texting while driving.

March 14, 2011

 

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Amendment Would Ban Calls with Texting while Driving

An amendment Monday would add placing or receiving telephone calls to the language of a bill banning texting while driving.

March 8, 2011

 

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Senate Passes Bill Limiting Agritourism Liability

The bill assumes participants in agritourism events understand the risks associated with whatever activity they’re engaged in.

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