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March 4, 2016

 

Surgeons

Medical Malpractice Bill Passes House By Wide Margin

The bill increases the cap on a medical malpractice award to $1.8 million by 2019 – up from its current limit of $1.25 million.

March 4, 2016

 

More than 370,000 Hoosiers use the HIP 2.0 health care program.

HIP 2.0 Health Care Bill Advances From House

Some – including supporters of the program – are concerned about the measure’s consequences.

March 2, 2016

 

A man holds a sign with a quote from George Washington.

Daybook: Syrian Refugees & Diversity At IU

We'll talk to refugee organizations to find out their next steps after Monday's Syrian refugee ruling, and we're covering a diversity event at IU tonight.

February 29, 2016

 

cancer screening

Lawmakers Again Consider Increasing Medical Malpractice Cap

Different sides in the medical malpractice issue worked on a solution for months.

February 25, 2016

 

Air pollution.

‘No More Stringent Than’ Advances With Significant Edits

As it stands, IDEM would report plans for stricter rules and be barred from enacting them until the General Assembly has a chance to review them.

February 25, 2016

 

The bill was largely controversial because teachers unions said the law would pit teachers against one another.

Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Bypassed Teachers Unions

The Senate will not go forward with HB 1004, which addressed teacher pay and collective bargaining issues.

February 24, 2016

 

BPD body camera

Updated Police Body Cam Bill Has Bi-Partisan Support

The remaining point of contention involves videos that potentially show the use of excessive force or civil rights violations by the police.

February 24, 2016

 

The amended bans abortions based on disabilities, gender or race.

Combined Abortion Proposals Pass Senate Committee

A Senate committee added an amendment banning abortion for certain reasons to a House bill that deals with the disposal of fetal tissue.

February 23, 2016

 

(Photo Credit: Alex McCall/WFIU News)

Senate Passes Two Ed Bills, Tabling Controversial Third

A teacher mentoring program bill passes, ISTEP+ re-scoring is off the table, and a bill about collective bargaining rights will get a third reading soon.

February 23, 2016

 

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

Senate Committee Passes BMV Simplification Bill

The words “streamline” and “simplify” came up a lot during the hearing.

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