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August 14, 2017

 

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South Bend Mayor Not Backing Jobs Proposal For Panhandlers

Mayor Pete Buttigieg's deputy chief of staff says groups assisting the homeless have found most of the city's panhandlers aren't homeless.

June 15, 2017

 

Business owners and residents are pleased with the police action in the downtown area but critics say it fails to address real issues facing the homeless population.

Bloomington Public Safety Task Force Makes Final Recommendations

Among other recommendations, the task force asks the city to establish a long-term, stable source of funding for public safety initiatives.

June 8, 2017

 

Bloomington is launching a public awareness campaign to encourage residents to donate money to social services agencies rather than giving panhandlers money.

South Bend To Propose Offering Panhandlers Work

The City of Bloomington announced a similar initiative last month as well.

October 28, 2016

 

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IU Student Resolution Concerning Aggressive Panhandling Vetoed

The IU Student Association President Sara Zaheer vetoed a resolution passed on Tuesday concerning aggressive panhandling in Bloomington.

October 12, 2016

 

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Bloomington’s Anti-Panhandling Signs Stolen

Bloomington installed the signs last week and since then 24 of the 28 have been stolen.

August 12, 2016

 

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Panhandling Initiative To Look At ‘The Big Picture’

The city’s approach seeks to not only decrease crime, but look deeper into the issues of poverty and homelessness.

August 10, 2016

 

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Bloomington PD To Install Cameras, Increase Patrols Downtown

The Bloomington Police Department says it's seeing an increase in reports of panhandling and violence downtown.

April 9, 2014

 

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Indianapolis And ACLU Reach Agreement On Panhandling

The ACLU filed a lawsuit against the City of Indianapolis last summer over rules for panhandling downtown.

December 10, 2013

 

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Indy Panhandling Proposal Sent Back To Committee

A proposed ordinance that would limit panhandling in Indianapolis was sent back to County Council committee at last night's meeting.

December 9, 2013

 

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Indianapolis Could Postpone Panhandling Restrictions Again

An Indianapolis city councilman says the proposed restrictions do not differentiate between panhandlers and street musicians.

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