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September 7, 2011

 

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Legislators Asked For Underage Drinking Help

An Indiana advocate is calling on the General Assembly to create legislation to help reduce underage drinking in the state.

June 24, 2011

 

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Devisive Education Policies Examined At Panel Discussion

The panel was one of the first chances legislators have had to publicly debate the Republican-led education overhaul since the session ended in April.

June 7, 2011

 

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State, Parents Play The Lottery With Charter Schools

Leaders on both sides of the aisle appear in favor of charter school expansion, but there’s disagreement about the rules for establishing a such an institution.

April 14, 2011

 

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Abortion Bill Amended

A Senate committee changed certain provisions in a controversial informed consent for abortions bill Wednesday.

March 21, 2011

 

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Public Hearings Announced on Redistricting

Senate Minority Leader Vi Simpson said she believes the public meetings are merely partisan efforts.

March 4, 2011

 

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Indiana State Superintendent Defends Education Reform

These days, Bennett seems to spend much of his time traveling around the state campaigning on behalf of his model of education reform.

February 25, 2011

 

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Senator Simpson Discusses Jobs, Education Bills

Vi Simpson spent time this week meeting with union representatives and educators to discuss controversial right-to-work and education reform legislation.

January 28, 2011

 

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Monroe County Dems Want More Party Voice in Statehouse Talks

This week may have seen the first of a series of skirmishes illustrating the gulf between minority Democrats and the Republican majority in the Statehouse.

January 6, 2011

 

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First Days of 2011 Session Could Portend Next Two Years

The 2011 Indiana General Assembly has begun and lawmakers say its early days may help forecast how ashift in power will affect the Statehouse.

December 6, 2010

 

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State Senators Seek Solutions Serving Seniors

State Senators Vaneta Becker and Vi Simpson have proposed creation of a new program to better care for the state's senior citizens.

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