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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.

February 9, 2017

 

solar

Big Utilities Try To Tilt Solar Energy Market In Their Favor

Solar power provides only about one percent of the country's energy, but employment in the industry is growing rapidly.

February 2, 2017

 

Casino

Terre Haute Leaders Make Case To State Senate In Favor Of Casino

Opponents of the bill say a new casino will decrease revenue and steal competition from exsisting casinos around the state.

February 2, 2017

 

Barbed wire

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

 

Statehouse

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.

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