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Posts tagged Legislation

March 9, 2017

 

Classroom

Senate Panel Takes Up Bill Allowing Praying Aloud In Schools

A lawmaker questions how a bill that reaffirms students' right to pray aloud in public schools would treat non-Christian religions.

March 6, 2017

 

The House passed its budget last week, which included no funding for the state archives.

Legislators Won’t Include Funds For New State Archives Building

Then-Governor Mike Pence approved the project as part of the state’s bicentennial celebrations.

February 28, 2017

 

Pencils

House Passes Budget With Modest K-12 Funding Increase

Under the plan, K-12 education funding would be increased by 1.1 percent in the first year, and 1.7 percent in the second year, or a total of $273 million.

February 27, 2017

 

Statehouse

Wrong Statements By Lawmaker On Solar Energy Stir Backlash

At least one lawmaker says he voted for Sen. Brandt Hershman's measure in committee based partly on the inaccurate information.

February 21, 2017

 

john bartlett

Lawmaker Seeks More Prayer In School

Could more prayer in school be a cure for societal ills?

February 21, 2017

 

winery

Barrier Requirement In Small Wineries, Breweries Could Get Nixed

Lawmakers could do away with requiring small wineries and breweries to have barriers separating children from the area where alcohol is served.

February 20, 2017

 

feral cat

Committee Amends Pest Bill To Exclude Feral Cats

The bill would give executive boards of health at both state and local levels the power to adopt rules and ordinances over pest control policies.

February 15, 2017

 

Hemp oik

Senate OKs Treating Epilepsy With Oil From Cannabis Plant

An amendment to the bill replaced references to "hemp oil" with cannabidiol.

February 14, 2017

 

dogg

House Approves Bill That Would Give Animal Rescuers Immunity

The measure by Republican Rep. Anthony Cook of Cicero was approved Monday on a vote of 80-14.

February 14, 2017

 

Statehouse

House Approves Bill To Deregulate Hair-Braiding Practices

Stylists who specialize in braiding hair would no longer have to obtain a cosmetology license.

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