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Posts tagged Legislation

August 23, 2016

 

Vaping

FBI Questioning Lawmakers About Indiana’s Vaping Law

The law has given seven producers control of the Indiana market, shutting out dozens of other manufacturers.

August 2, 2016

 

Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, presents a new proposal that would increase penalties for targeting an off-duty police officer.

Senators Want Tough Penalties For Targeting Off-Duty Police

A bi-partisan group of Senators want to pass a bill that would enhance criminal penalties for anyone who targets off-duty law enforcement officers.

July 4, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Look To Reduce Sexual Misconduct In IN Schools

Lawmakers will convene this summer to study school sexual misconduct after a string of recent high-profile cases involving school staff.

July 1, 2016

 

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Backlash Could Cause Changes To New Police Body Camera Law

The new law requires police to prove why video should not be released, rather than put the burden of proof on the public.

June 30, 2016

 

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What Education Laws Go Into Effect July 1?

Most of the legislation passed by the General Assembly last session goes into affect July 1.

May 23, 2016

 

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State Legislators Hope To Fight Food Deserts

Food deserts are areas where fresh food accounts for less than 10 percent of accessible and available food.

February 24, 2016

 

(Photo Credit: Alexander McCall/WFIU News)

Tracking Education In The 2016 Legislative Session

An up-to-date, easy-to-read list of the bills we’re following at StateImpact and where those measures are in the process.

February 23, 2016

 

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Daybook: Anti-Discrimination In Kokomo & BMV Regulations

We're in Kokomo today for Ask the Mayor, and the Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would simplify BMV fee structures and reconcile conflicting laws.

January 6, 2016

 

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Legislation Would Simplify BMV Registration System

Legislation that drastically simplifies the Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ complex registration and fee system will likely advance through the General Assembly.

December 21, 2015

 

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Pence To Give Opinion On LGBT Rights Bill During ’16 Session

Gov. Mike Pence says he doesn't expect to announce a position on a civil rights bill for members of the LGBT community until the 2016 legislative session.

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