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February 6, 2018

 

Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) honors the Purdue University football team earlier this session.

Senate Unanimously Approves Bill To Name Firefly State Insect

Indiana is one of just three states in the country without an official state insect. Legislation passed in the Senate Tuesday would change that.

January 22, 2018

 

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Senate Takes Historic Step, Passes Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill

A Sunday alcohol sales bill has never so much as passed a Senate committee before this year, let alone the whole chamber.

January 18, 2018

 

Senate lawmakers rejected an amendment to Sunday sales legislation that would expand the hours alcohol could be sold on Sundays.

Senate Rejects Amendment To Sunday Sales Bill

Sen. Karen Tallian’s proposed amendment would make Sunday alcohol sales available like every other day – from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m.

January 8, 2018

 

Alting doesn't want to change the cold beer law. But he will give the bill a hearing for the first time because he says it's in the

Senate Committee To Take Up Cold Beer, Sunday Sales Bills

The chairman of an Indiana Senate committee that handles alcohol matters has scheduled a hearing for a bill to allow retail Sunday booze sales.

January 1, 2018

 

The Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.

Lawmakers Pleased With Grocery And Liquor Store Alliance

State lawmakers say an alliance between grocery and liquor stores boosts chances for Sunday alcohol sales passage like never before.

December 22, 2017

 

Ron Alting, left, and Karen Tallian, right.

Alcohol Tax Increase Unlikely In 2018 Session

Indiana’s alcohol excise tax hasn’t changed in 36 years. And the state’s Alcohol Code Revision Commission thinks it should, recommending a 25 percent increase.

December 13, 2017

 

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Officials Predict Change Unlikely To Indiana’s Cold Beer Law

Two leading voices on Indiana alcohol issues say there's little chance lawmakers will take action allowing convenience and grocery stores to sell cold beer.

November 24, 2017

 

Lawmakers say they doubt the Caesars acquisition of Indiana's two racetrack casinos will have an impact on the industry inside the Statehouse,

Lawmakers Dismiss Impact Of Caesars Plan To Buy Racetrack Casinos

Lawmakers say Caesars' pending purchase of Indiana’s two racetrack casinos shouldn’t change much in the legislature when it comes to the gaming industry.

April 22, 2017

 

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Controversial Alcohol Bill Clears Both Chambers As Session Ends

Lawmakers completed a temporary rewrite of the state’s alcohol carryout laws to address a convenience store that found a legal work-around.

January 31, 2017

 

Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) talks about his idea for a scratch-off lottery game to help homeless veterans while Jennifer Layton looks on.

Lawmaker Wants Scratch-Off Lottery Game To Help Homeless Veterans

A Senate lawmaker wants the Hoosier Lottery to create a new scratch-off game to benefit homeless veterans.

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