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February 2, 2017

 

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Committee Approves Bill To Give Money To Exonerated Prisoners

Rep. Greg Steuerwald’s (R-Danville) would create a fund to pay each exonerated person $25,000 for every year spent behind bars.

January 31, 2017

 

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Lawmaker Continues Push For Cursive Mandate In Schools

The measure has passed the Senate many times, as it did Monday in a 35-14 vote.

January 30, 2017

 

Indy Police

Bill Would Up Penalties For Attacks On Public Safety Families

A new bill offered in the Indiana legislature would levy harsher penalties for crimes against public safety officials and their relatives.

December 19, 2016

 

Statehouse

Policy Expert: Indiana Ethics Laws Need To Be Broadened

A policy expert says laws need to be looked at after a recently-retired lawmaker took a job for a vaping company that benefited from a law he supported.

September 27, 2016

 

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Bill Would Extend Farm Safety Net To Urban Growers

A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.

September 22, 2016

 

Electric car manufacturer Tesla sells directly to customers, foregoing dealerships.

Lawmaker May Not Reintroduce Tesla Regulation Legislation

Tesla Vice President Diarmuid O’Connell told that committee that the bill would stifle the free market.

September 6, 2016

 

Vaping

Opposition To New E-Cig Regulations Growing Among Producers

Since Indiana's new vaping law took effect, the number of legal manufacturers went from well over a hundred…to seven.

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.

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