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May 12, 2011

 

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Richmond Resident Announces Bid For Mike Pence Seat

Richmond, Indiana financial advisor Don Bates has announced he‘s running for Indiana‘s 6th congressional seat, which is currently occupied by Mike Pence.

May 2, 2011

 

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Legislation Prohibits Local Governments from Regulating Guns

The legislation prohibits local governments from establishing ordinances regulating firearms…instead leaving that authority to the state and federal government.

April 21, 2011

 

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State Senate Passes Budget Bill

Bill sponsor Luke Kenley said the Senate stayed true to its goal of creating a budget that would not raise taxes or lead to deficit spending.

April 21, 2011

 

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Senate Amends Budget with Anti-Bolting Measure

The amendment allows citizens to sue if their representatives fail to show up for session more than three consecutive days without an excused absence.

April 20, 2011

 

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Senate Bill Defunds Planned Parenthood

Part of the legislation now includes canceling all state contracts with facilities providing abortions…and one of those contracts is Medicaid.

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 19, 2011

 

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Democrats Cry Foul Over Charlie White Bail-out Amendment

The legislation shifts authority to the governor to appoint a replacement when statewide office holders are determined to be ineligible.

April 13, 2011

 

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Senate Passes Charter School Bill

Opponents of the bill say it will drain money from the traditional public school system.

April 7, 2011

 

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Bill Loosens Restrictions on Buying Alcohol in Indiana

Under current law, anyone buying alcohol must be asked to show identification.

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.

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