Posts tagged Jim Banks

June 24, 2013

 

A school bus in a parking lot

Legislators Call For More Discussion About School Bus Safety

During the last session of the General Assembly, a bill requiring all school buses to have seat belts by 2015 did not pass.

June 12, 2013

 

Governor Mike Pence

General Assembly Will Vote On Governor’s Tax Veto

Governor Pence sent legislators a letter on Monday outlining his plan for cushioning the blow to Jackson and Pulaski counties if the veto stands.

May 2, 2013

 

military

Pence To Sign Bill Giving In-State Tuition To Veterans

The bill's author says it will help veterans receive jobs training and reduce the veteran unemployment rate.

February 7, 2013

 

Indiana University and Purdue are objecting to the proposal to give their regional campuses more autonomy.

IU, Purdue Against Giving Regional Campuses More Autonomy

Senator Jim Banks to introduced a bill to let regional campuses offer their own degree programs.

January 14, 2013

 

National Guard Soldier

Lawmakers Propose Bills on Veteran Education, Job Placement

Two pieces of legislation are aimed at getting servicemembers back to work.

January 9, 2013

 

education committee

Bills Proposed To Reduce College Costs, Boost Transparency

State Sen. Jim Banks introduced six bills that he says will reduce student's college tuition while holding universities accountable for the funds they receive.

January 9, 2013

 

handgun

Guns On Campus No Guarantee Against Sexual Assault

Educators and counselors say sexual assaults often happen in settings where the victim would be unlikely or unable to use a gun in self-defense.

January 7, 2013

 

statehouse front

Indiana Hopes To Strengthen Governor’s Veto Power

Senator Jim Banks is proposing a measure to increase the governor's veto power.

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