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August 9, 2016

 

Greg Taylor

Democratic State Senator Proposes Hate Crimes Bill

The proposal would create an automatic enhancement for hate crimes, making misdemeanors felonies and raising each felony one level.

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 13, 2016

 

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State Supreme Court Declines To Rehear Lawmaker Email Case

The case seeks to force lawmakers to release their email correspondence with lobbying groups and businesses.

June 30, 2016

 

Many of the laws passed by the legislature this year are set to go into effect on July 1.

Listen: Nine Laws Going Into Effect July 1

From police body camera footage to funding for local and state roads, here are nine of the laws that will go into effect on July 1.

June 15, 2016

 

statehouse

Committee Studies Impact Of Illegal Immigration On Workforce

Most testimony at the meeting had a common theme: immigration policy is best handled at the federal level.

May 25, 2016

 

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Summer Study Topics For Indiana Lawmakers

Eighteen study committees will study dozens of issues this summer and fall, including education

May 25, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Lawmakers Will Study LGBT Civil Rights This Summer

Senate Republicans said they hoped to study LGBT issues further after last session’s failed legislation.

April 19, 2016

 

Email inbox.

State Supreme Court Rules Lawmaker Emails Not Public Record

Citizen advocacy groups filed a lawsuit to gain access to emails between a House Republican legislator and utility companies.

April 14, 2016

 

U.S. Social Security card and resident card.

Democrats Concerned About Upcoming Immigration Meetings

An Indiana Senate study committee on immigration kicks off next week with the first of six meetings that will be held throughout the summer.

March 10, 2016

 

The proposed fee structure is significantly simpler than the current version.

BMV Overhaul Passes After Heated Debate In House

One lawmaker accused another of threatening to “bury him” over the bill.

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