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February 18, 2016

 

Legislation authored this year would allow cosmetologists to shave beards and mustaches.

Senate Considers Allowing Cosmetologists To Shave Beards

An interpretation from the Indiana Attorney General’s office last year said state law bars cosmetologists from shaving customers’ beards and mustaches.

February 18, 2016

 

House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath.

LGBT Rights Amendment Fails On House Floor

The Democrats’ efforts to keep the LGBT debate alive took the form of an amendment on the House floor to a bill on workforce policies.

February 16, 2016

 

Indiana law requires a permit to dispose of fetal remains as medical waste

Indy Company Fined For Fetal Remain Disposal Without Permit

A bill currently moving through the legislature would require all aborted fetuses to be either cremated, interred or both.

February 13, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Statehouse Update: U.S. Senate Race Changes, Body Cam Access

Indiana Public Broadcasting's Brandon Smith reports on this week at the Statehouse.

February 12, 2016

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Senate Gets First Look At House GOP Road Funding Bill

Several members of the Senate Appropriations Committee seem skeptical about proposal’s tax increases.

February 10, 2016

 

Steele says he wants law enforcement to prove why a video shouldn’t be released and not force the public to prove why it should.

Police Body Camera Bill Likely To See Changes In Senate

The bill was passed in the House, but is likely to change before heading to the Senate floor for a vote.

February 6, 2016

 

Indiana statehouse

Statehouse Update: LGBT Rights, Meth, Road Funding

Lawmakers wrapped up the first half of the 2016 session this week, sending dozens of bills from one house to the other.

February 4, 2016

 

Scott Pelath

House Democrats: The LGBT Rights Debate Isn’t Over

House Democrats are looking for ways to work the issue into another bill.

February 3, 2016

 

Prison Bars

Bill Adding Harsher Penalties For Hate Crimes Advances

Indiana is one of only five states without a hate crimes law.

February 3, 2016

 

The legislation deals with selling pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in making meth.

Pseudoephedrine Bills Pass House And Senate

The bills give pharmacists a bigger role in helping stem the state’s meth cooking crisis.

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