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Indiana House bill could make it easier for voucher schools to start
Monday, March 27, 2017
Indiana Senate committee passes bill on schools chief appointment
For more than 160 years the position has been an elected one
Monday, March 27, 2017
Madison to seek Stellar Communities designation
Monday, March 27, 2017
I-70 lane restrictions start April 3 in Vigo County until November
Monday, March 27, 2017
Ellspermann focuses on leading Ivy Tech, not what-if's of 2016 politics
”Ask my husband; I don’t really use my rear-view mirror very well"
Monday, March 27, 2017
Hoosier farmers will be getting a property tax cut
DeBoer warns shifted tax burder could create a loss of revenue for local ogvernments and schools
Monday, March 27, 2017
Wayne County leaders push back on proposed Airbnb laws for Indiana
Sunday, March 26, 2017
State Rep. Hall Slager revising plan for South Shore development districts
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Employment opportunities vary across LaPorte County, but manufacturing still king
Sunday, March 26, 2017
High school dual credit course offerings in jeopardy, Lake Central superintendent says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
'There is injustice here': East Chicago residents protest emergency transfer
Some don't want to move to Chicago; one resident said she left 10 years ago because of the violence
Sunday, March 26, 2017
2 bills address Indiana workforce development
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Road funding bill would move entire state forward, say backers
Indiana needs $1.2 bi;;ion annually for next 20 years just to maintain and improve existing roads and brdiges House Speaker Bosma says
Sunday, March 26, 2017
Ag organizations, Purdue join forces to test rural Hoosier infrastructure
State corn and soybean alliances have been using corn and soybean checkoff money since 2009 to research Indiana’s rural road and bridge inventory
Saturday, March 25, 2017
EDITORIAL: Holcomb proves pragmatic, not ideological like Pence
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Senate committee to hear bill on making superintendent an appointed position
Previously rejected bill would likely have different start date for change and residency requirements
Friday, March 24, 2017
Indiana sales tax bill has passed Legislature, could be a boon for RV dealers
Friday, March 24, 2017
Franklin County government noncompliant in several areas 2013-2016, SBOA audit says
Friday, March 24, 2017
Gary may cut South Shore funding
Friday, March 24, 2017
EDITORIAL: Budget move would help state's most vulnerable
Friday, March 24, 2017
New South Shore schedule starts April 1
Friday, March 24, 2017
Trine University growth significant in last 16 years
Friday, March 24, 2017
Holcomb now urges Congressional support of jeopardized GOP health care bill
Says he supports the bill “especially now that important changes to the legislation were announced this week”
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Indiana approves $2 million grant for West Calumet House Complex demolition
Thursday, March 23, 2017
EDITORIAL: Give the alcohol tax some thought
Thursday, March 23, 2017
New program gives emergency dispatchers access to caller address, medical information
Hancock County implementing Smart911
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Indiana state health commissioner speaks out for needle exchange bill
House Bill 1438 would allow counties or municipalities to approve syringe exchange programs, instead of going through the state.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Georgetown downtown plan approved, now needs to be implemented
Solidifying partnerships between the town and other organizations and creating a community investment plan neccessary for completion
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Indiana educators dislike bill that would require districts to pay for online courses
Opponents said requiring schools to allow students to take classes with third-party vendors at the district’s expense could negatively impact enrollment
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Bill protecting school prayer moves forward in Indiana Senate
Opponents worry about the impact on students in the religious minority
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Lawmakers offer to pay per-pupil bonus if Indiana schools consolidate
In 2008, former Gov. Mitch Daniels wanted to require schools with under 1,000 students to combine administrative functions
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1278 aims to reduce cervical cancer deaths
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Bill could eliminate financial incentive for Hoosiers to install solar panels
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Indiana Toll Road subsidy extended yet again
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
New opioid prescriptions likely to be limited to one-week supply after July 1
Indiana is among the states hardest hit by the nation's opioid abuse epidemic in terms of overdose deaths and taxpayer costs
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
State, local programs support women owned businesses
In 2012 roughly 90 percent of these 162,000 businesses had only one employee
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Arts organizations weigh federal funding cut proposed in Trump budget
National Endowment for the Arts 2016 budget was $147.9 million, and the agency is 0.004 percent of the federal budget
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
EDITORIAL: Bill off target in seeking more guns at Statehouse
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Officials consider using former La Porte County home as drug rehab facility
“We can’t prosecute our way out of this problem,” State Sen. Mike Bohacek
Monday, March 20, 2017
New $148 million Porter County foundation considers leadership structure
Monday, March 20, 2017
OPINION: Taxing robots is nonsense despite Bill Gates' suggestion to do so
It is a great human folly to suppose that much of the tinkering of our tax system has made us better off
Monday, March 20, 2017
Trump's proposed budget cuts would hurt poorest most, says Evansville official
Indiana lawmakers are most concerned about the federal government’s healthcare funding
Monday, March 20, 2017
Religious freedoms at heart of school prayer bill, proponents say
Some school superintendents question value of House Bill 1024 and don't think it will change much if passed
Monday, March 20, 2017
OPINION: "You can't take the truth"
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 20, 2017
EDITORIAL: Reading test only a piece of student's capacity
Monday, March 20, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana's HIP 2.0 offers better course for fixing health care
Sunday, March 19, 2017
GOP health care plan could hit Wabash Valley hard, Rose-Hulman economist says
U.S. Rep. Bucshon says more legislation to come will lower costs
Sunday, March 19, 2017
EDITORIAL: Legislators, treat early learning as investment
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Indiana again in search of jurist for high court
5th justice in 7 years leaving; Rucker plans to retire in May
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Developer says $90 million in local, state, federal funds needed for Fort Wayne GE campus
$300 million project comes as  at least 10 housing, commercial and retail projects area also proposed or underway in downtown
Sunday, March 19, 2017
INDOT releases I-69 Section 6 impact statement for final connecting portion to I-465
Estimates cost of the 26.9-mile preferred route at approximately $1.5 billion
Sunday, March 19, 2017
Stellar officials strike Harrison County hotel/convention center from plans
Saturday, March 18, 2017
ETHOS Science Center in Elkhart seeking funds for innovation hub renovation
Advocates believe new facility will draw families from South Bend to Goshen and beyond
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Statehouse roundup: Guns, opioid bills move ahead in Indiana General Assembly
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Indiana bill limiting over-prescribing opioids passes Senate committee
Senate Bill 226 would help mitigate opioid addiction, proponents say
Friday, March 17, 2017
Downtown makeover coming for Bedford as part of Stellar Communities project
Construction on streetscape project to last through summer of 2018
Friday, March 17, 2017
NWI Region leaders react to Trump budget plan: 'We all stand to lose quite a bit'
Expansion of South Shore service would be in jeopardy
Thursday, March 16, 2017
State school chief: Wait till 2019 for new test
“To roll it out in 2018 ... we could do it but it might not be pretty,” Jennifer McCormick tells Indiana Senate education committee
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1444 takes aim at ransomware attacks
Hackers could face felonies, but finding them is tough
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Minnesota-based ag company planning $22 million Terre Haute turkey hatchery
The company is set to break ground on the 83,000-square-foot facility next month
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Vermillion County sees 'huge increase' in child abuse, neglect, ranking 11th in state
Expert says abuse often generational, 'cycles' through the family
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Northeast Indiana RDA board delays decision on 7 Regional Cities Initiative projects
Has already committed $34.3 million of original $42 million available
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Many northeast Indiana cities are incorporating arts programs to draw people, firms
Quality of place relies on cultural activities, amenities for economic impact
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Indiana Military Museum gets $250,000 grant for expansion project
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: Obamacare led to HIP 2.0, and plan deserves support
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
EDITORIAL: Senate Bill 309 helps power companies, not Hoosiers
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Toll road proposal could be hitting a bumpy road in Indiana Senate
Committee chair balks at levies on existing interstate
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Madison County Jail is 60 inmates over capacity
Sheriff requests money to house inmates in Blackford County
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
South Shore projects ride toward inclusion in regional plan
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Donnelly, others write EPA about Great Lakes funding which may be cut 97 percent
Provide drinking water for 40 million people
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
New Castle Parks Board discusses fourth, final sculpture
Placed in the park, they will serve as the southern anchors of the Robert Indiana Arts and Culture District
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
IEDC approves more than $3 million for Warsaw's Buffalo Street project
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Farm fresh: Campaign promotes Hoosier grown foods
About 700 producers are part of the Indiana Grown program, says state agriculture director
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
State lawmakers mull emergency contact database to allow for quicker notifications
Monday, March 13, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1415 Bill would raise some state DNR fees
Monday, March 13, 2017
Gov. Eric Holcomb wants federal funds for Medicaid expansion in Indiana
"I want to make sure that we are compassionate and we cover the Hoosiers that we are right now"
Monday, March 13, 2017
Bill to give trucks right-of-way in roundabouts awaits governor's signature
Monday, March 13, 2017
Hoosier victims of domestic violence would be allowed to keep pets under bill amendment
Monday, March 13, 2017
Five-year plan identifies need for large, central park in Jeffersonville
City eyes 160-acre Vissing Park expansion which has $18 million price tag
Monday, March 13, 2017
OPINION: Landmarks should point to the future
Eye on the pie
Monday, March 13, 2017
EDITORIAL: Proposed health care plan would harm many Americans
Sunday, March 12, 2017
Annual state aid to Muncie schools drops about $10 million since 2009
The main reason is the declining enrollment, about 16 percent in six years
Sunday, March 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Don't undercut Hoosiers' health care
Sunday, March 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: To be No. 1 in homegrown talent
Sunday, March 12, 2017
EDITORIAL: Celebrate Hoosier strength, address weakness
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Lawmakers seek changes in school petition-remonstrance and referendum thresholds
Projects that cost more than $20 million would be subject to the voting process
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Illinois gambling bill could further saturate Tri-State area market
Casinos on the southeast side of the state serve as a warning to what increased out-of-state competition can do to the industry
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Indiana bill that would allow DNA testing of felony suspects clears Senate, goes to House
Saturday, March 11, 2017
French auto parts firm to put plant in Fort Wayne
Will occupy airport site, create up to 144 new jobs
Friday, March 10, 2017
Improvements in sight for northern Monroe County bike route
Friday, March 10, 2017
New architecture degree approved for Indiana University
Friday, March 10, 2017
Angola's Enterprise Center gets IEDC approval for Regional Cities funding
Friday, March 10, 2017
EDITORIAL: Indiana General Assembly should rethink time zones
Friday, March 10, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1024 would give schools guidance on student prayer rights
Opponents say that student religious rights are already in place in federal and state laws
Friday, March 10, 2017
Indiana House Bill 1430 looks to help curb teen suicide
Friday, March 10, 2017
Holcomb: Don't 'raid our rainy day fund' for roads
Failing to create a sustainable long-term infrastructure plan, governor states, is not an option
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Indiana bill lets domestic violence victims separate phone accounts
Legislation receives unanimous support in Senate
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Indiana AG says drug problem going to get worse: "We can't save the drug users"
Curtis Hill critical of efforts to legalize marijuana in state for medical use
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Purdue and Indiana State would lose money in under current formula in state budget
Ivy Tech Community College and Indiana University will see the highest percent increase
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Smoking to soon be banned in Kokomo and Howard County bars and private clubs
Exemptions now exist only for private residences - unless used as a licensed child care, adult day care or health care facility - and retail tobacco stores
Wednesday, March 8, 2017






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