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September 29, 2016

 

In a VMT system, people pay for how many miles they drive.

Roads Task Force Debates Potential Infrastructure Funding Sources

And an idea promoted by a Purdue expert testifying before the panel provoked debate among its members: the value of vehicle miles traveled, or VMT, fees.

August 30, 2016

 

Many of the people who testified at Tuesday's hearing have testified in previous hearings on the issue.

Lawmakers Make No Recommendations After LGBT Rights Hearing

For those who’ve followed Indiana’s LGBT rights debate over the last year and a half, Tuesday’s hearing yielded nothing new.

August 29, 2016

 

Rainbow LGBT Pride/American flag.

Lawmakers To Begin Studying LGBT Rights Debate This Week

Anti-discrimination legislation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Hoosiers couldn’t make it out of committee last session.

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

 

Gavel

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.

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