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February 15, 2017


Senate OKs Treating Epilepsy With Oil From Cannabis Plant

An amendment to the bill replaced references to "hemp oil" with cannabidiol.

February 14, 2017


House Approves Bill That Would Give Animal Rescuers Immunity

The measure by Republican Rep. Anthony Cook of Cicero was approved Monday on a vote of 80-14.

February 14, 2017


House Approves Bill To Deregulate Hair-Braiding Practices

Stylists who specialize in braiding hair would no longer have to obtain a cosmetology license.

February 9, 2017


Big Utilities Try To Tilt Solar Energy Market In Their Favor

Solar power provides only about one percent of the country's energy, but employment in the industry is growing rapidly.

February 2, 2017


Terre Haute Leaders Make Case To State Senate In Favor Of Casino

Opponents of the bill say a new casino will decrease revenue and steal competition from exsisting casinos around the state.

February 2, 2017


Committee Approves Bill To Give Money To Exonerated Prisoners

Rep. Greg Steuerwald’s (R-Danville) would create a fund to pay each exonerated person $25,000 for every year spent behind bars.

January 31, 2017


Lawmaker Continues Push For Cursive Mandate In Schools

The measure has passed the Senate many times, as it did Monday in a 35-14 vote.

January 30, 2017


Bill Would Up Penalties For Attacks On Public Safety Families

A new bill offered in the Indiana legislature would levy harsher penalties for crimes against public safety officials and their relatives.

December 19, 2016


Policy Expert: Indiana Ethics Laws Need To Be Broadened

A policy expert says laws need to be looked at after a recently-retired lawmaker took a job for a vaping company that benefited from a law he supported.

September 27, 2016


Bill Would Extend Farm Safety Net To Urban Growers

A Michigan senator is introducing legislation that would let urban farmers access the traditional agricultural safety net.

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