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August 14, 2016


Mental Health Courts Aim To Connect Instead Of Criminalize

A growing number of Indiana counties are working to stop the cycle of people with mental illness returning to jail through alternative court programs.

March 16, 2016


Marion County Gets Approval For Mental Health Court

Allen County is the only other county in the state that has a permanent mental-health court.

November 12, 2014


Audit Highlights Housing Discrimination In Marion County

The audit shows that those using vouchers faced denial rates of 82 percent. In areas that are predominantly white, that number jumped to 90 percent.

October 17, 2014


Marion County Receives Grant To Open Veteran’s Court

Marion County received a grant from the Department of Justice to set up a veteran's court starting in January 2015.

November 21, 2013


Committee Recommends Counties Make Mass Transit Decisions

A legislative study panel voted 12-1 to leave it up to the counties whether to build light rail or stick to expanding bus service.

May 17, 2013


Marion County Jail Named Worst In US For Sexual Misconduct

Nearly 8 percent of inmates at the Marion County Jail reported being sexually abused by a jail staff member, according to a Department of Justice report.

May 13, 2013


Law Could Give Indianapolis Council Republicans Majority

Governor Mike Pence signed a bill that eliminates the at-large seats on the Indianapolis Marion County City-County Council.

February 4, 2013


Marion County Prosecutor, State To Target Unemployment Fraud

The partnership aims to reduce unemployment insurance fraud.

January 29, 2013


Bill Would Give County Residents Vote On Mass Transit Plan

A House committee will vote Wednesday on a bill that would allow Marion and Hamilton County voters to decide whether to raise local income taxes.

October 15, 2012


Lawmakers To Look At Possible Runaway Assessments

The Indiana legislature is investigating whether property taxes in Marion County are being manipulated.

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