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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.

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 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 30, 2011

 

House Amends Controversial School Vouchers Bill

Republicans lowered a cap on the number of vouchers available to 7,500 in the first year and 15,000 in the second year.

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