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Posts tagged Legislation

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

 

Statehouse

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.

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

 

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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.

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