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April 22, 2017

 

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Legislation To End ISTEP Sent To Governor

Lawmakers sent a bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb that would replace the much derided ISTEP test with a new standarized exam in 2019.

April 17, 2017

 

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Indiana DNR Urges Safety 1st After ATV Deaths Of 2 Children

A 14-year-old Pike County boy and a 7-year-old Posey County girl have died within the past three weeks in separate crashes.

April 17, 2017

 

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Pilot Programs Would Expand Involuntary Treatment For Drug Users

Indiana lawmakers are proposing a pilot program that looks to expand mental health treatment for opioid-addicted Hoosiers.

April 12, 2017

 

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Senators Approve Ban On Sanctuary Campuses In Final Vote

The measure bars higher education institutions that accept federal or state dollars from adopting the designation.

April 11, 2017

 

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‘Play For Kate’ ATV Helmet Bill Awaiting Governor’s Signature

An Indiana mom began pushing for the helmet legislation after her daughter Kate Bruggenschmidt died in an ATV accident in 2015.

March 24, 2017

 

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Cold Beer License Prompts Heated Lawmaker Response

A convenience store chain has been able to legally sell cold beer through a loophole in Indiana law.

March 23, 2017

 

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Protections For Student Journalists Pass Senate Committee

House Bill 1130 would prevent public K-12 schools from disciplining students for expressing their First Amendment rights in a school-funded publication.

March 23, 2017

 

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Treatment ‘Silos,’ Needle Exchange Bill Edges Forward

A bill that would give counties the ability to set up needle exchanges without first getting state approval is one step closer to becoming law.

March 21, 2017

 

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House Approves Domestic Violence Bill On Phone Plans, Pets

The House voted 95-0 Monday to approve the measure. It returns now to the Senate to approve changes.

March 13, 2017

 

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Indiana Lawmakers Weigh Banning So-Called Sanctuary Campuses

No campuses in Indiana have declared themselves sanctuaries, but several have faced pressure from students and faculty.

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