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  1. Indiana's legislature positions itself to fail, over and overRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    In the past week, the Committee on Elections and Apportionment failed to move HB 1014 along to the full House. That anti-gerrymandering bill calls for establishing a commission to oversee redistricting.


  2. School chief bill may find new lifeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    INDIANAPOLIS A plan to move away from an elected state schools chief is proving a heavy lift for the Republican-dominated legislature this year.


  3. St. Charles man faces heroin chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Johnny Williams, 56, of the 1200 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was arrested Feb. 23 during an investigation into heroin dealing in the St. Charles area being conducted by Kane County Sheriff's Office deputies with assistance from Drug Enforcement Administration agents, according to a news release. During the investigation, detectives observed what appeared to be a drug transaction that afternoon in a parking lot in the 1500 block of East Main St., St. Charles, according to the sheriff's office news release.


  4. Letter: Payday loans proposal should be scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Journal

    This year, payday lenders have put heavy pressure on our lawmakers to give them a new carve-out in state statute. Senate Bill 245 will allow them to offer 24-month loans of up to $2,500 at 240 percent Annual Percentage Rate .


  5. Dollars to the Classroom' debate returns to legislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Tribune

    Indiana education spending is at an all-time high, yet the percentage of money going to classroom instruction is dropping. Lawmakers have criticized the trend for more than a decade and are trying to do something about it.


  6. Many Hoosiers stuck in the middleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Republic

    Across Indiana, employers are reporting the same problem: not enough qualified candidates to meet workforce demands. Gone are the days of high-paying jobs with only a high school diploma.


  7. Work on I-469 section starts WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal Gazette

    A $24.7 million repaving project on Interstate 469 in Allen County will begin Wednesday, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced Friday.


  8. Booking photo shows Carlvion Gates.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

    A jury found Carlvion Gates, 25 of Indianapolis, guilty on several charges including robbery, theft and possession of a narcotic drug. Police said it happened at the CVS on Sagamore Parkway.


  9. Taxes, roads among topics at legislative forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Palladium-Item

    Taxes, roads among topics at legislative forum Wayne County's state legislators fielded questions from their constituents Friday morning at IU East. Check out this story on Local lawmakers , Reps.


  10. Repairs Scheduled for South Loop 289 IntersectionsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 24 | PressReleasePoint

    Motorists traveling south Loop 289 frontage roads next week should anticipate various lane and intersection closures as Texas Department of Transportation crews make road repairs to rutted areas at the major intersections of University, Indiana and Quaker Avenues and Slide Road. Work is scheduled to take place during the daytime hours, from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crews will begin work on the westbound south Loop frontage roads at the University intersection and work west to Slide.


  11. Report: White House nixed CMS hire over IBJ column critical of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Indianapolis Business News

    The White House has rejected local Republican strategist Marcus Barlow for a job with the administration because of a column he wrote in IBJ during the presidential primary that was critical of then-candidate Donald Trump, according to a story in Politico.


  12. Rolling closures to stymie I-69 traffic around AndersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Tribune-Star

    The Indiana Department of Transportation says the closures will occur between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Friday between exits 226 and 234. The agency says law enforcement will slow traffic for about 10 minutes, allowing telephone utility crews to safely install a service line across the highway.


  13. Indiana's Claims About Its Medicaid Experiment Don't All Check OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WGBH

    Indiana expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2015, with a few extra conditions that were designed to appeal to the conservative leadership in the state. The Federal government approved the experiment, called the Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP 2.0 , and it is now is up for another three-year renewal.


  14. Governor Holcomb Signs First Bill into Law: HEA 1507Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Governor Holcomb signs his first bill into law, HEA 1507. State Rep. Ed Soliday, State Sen. Ed Charbonneau and other state lawmakers are also pictured.


  15. Hancock County schools report less bullying; data on incidents difficult to interpretRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Daily Reporter

    Hancock County schools reported 100 fewer incidents of bullying to the state last school year than during the prior year, data shows. During the 2014-15 school year, local schools submitted about 125 reports of bullying incidents across the county's 21 buildings.


  16. Hazardous-materials cleanup starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Republic

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will begin removing contaminants at a waste site along U.S. Highway 50 near Buckeye Street beginning next week. The work is expected to start Monday, focusing on discarded drums of lead paint, chromium, trichloroethylene, glass and debris.


  17. Head: Task Force's Work to Curb Substance Abuse and Suicide Culminates in Passage of Senate BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    Several measures authored by State Senator Randy Head that resulted from the recommendations of the Substance Abuse and Child Safety Task Force, which is a subcommittee of the Commission on Improving the Status of Children, passed the full Senate today. "Over the past year, the Substance Abuse and Child Safety Task Force has worked tirelessly to find ways to help combat youth substance abuse and suicide," Head said.


  18. Mishler and Eckerty: Career and Technical Education Bill Passes CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    A bill authored by State Senators Ryan Mishler and Doug Eckerty to improve Career and Technical Education passed the Senate Committee on Appropriations Thursday by a vote of 10-3. Senate Bill 198 makes various changes to CTE funding, including increasing funding for courses in high-wage, high-demand job fields.


  19. IU Maurer School of Law, Southern Poverty Law Center partner for Julian Bond Law Scholars programRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | PressReleasePoint

    The Indiana University Maurer School of Law has partnered with the Southern Poverty Law Center on a scholarship, mentoring and summer externship program designed to attract high-performing law students interested in social justice and equality issues, with a deep commitment to helping the most vulnerable members of our society.


  20. State orders day care to stop illegal operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | TheIndyChannel

    INDIANAPOLIS The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration has ordered an Indianapolis child care to stop operating illegally after the death of a 4-month-old boy. FSSA issued a cease and desist order to Mischa Bennett of Elmonte Court, accusing her of caring for 11 children without the proper license.