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State legislator concerned about abortion bill online posting requirement

by Brandon Smith

March 29, 2013

An Indiana House Democrat is worried new provisions of a bill regulating abortion-inducing drugs will force doctors who perform abortions to post their personal information online.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

StateImpact Indiana: Project Libertas

by Kyle Stokes

March 28, 2013

Last summer, Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s office closed The Project School, a charter on the city’s east side.  Authorities closing a charter school for low test scores is nothing new.  But what happened next was surprising:  About 20 defiant Project School families declared in August they would hold classes this year, charter or not —... More »

Criminal code bill changes over Governor’s input

by Brandon Smith

March 28, 2013

Sponsors of legislation overhauling the state’s criminal code hope that changes made to marijuana penalties today will help ease Governor Mike Pence’s concerns.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Delaware County prepares early for potential wind farm projects

by Cody Butler

March 28, 2013

East central Indiana could soon be a land of wind farms.  Wind turbines are being built in Madison County and a new wind farm was just approved in Tipton County.  With plans in the early stages for a third wind farm in eastern Delaware County, county officials are beginning to draft a zoning ordinance that... More »

Indiana House committee passes abortion drug bill

by Brandon Smith

March 27, 2013

A bill requiring abortion-inducing drugs administered at Indiana abortion clinics will advance to the House floor after passage in a committee today.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Indiana Supreme Court upholds school voucher program

by Elle Moxley and Brandon Smith

March 26, 2013

The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the state’s school voucher program is constitutional and Hoosier students can continue to attend private schools using taxpayer dollars.  This clears the way for the legislature to discuss expanding the program.  StateImpact Indiana’s Elle Moxley and Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith report. More »

Governor has concerns about criminal code reform

by Brandon Smith

March 25, 2013

Governor Mike Pence has voiced concerns about a bill that seeks to overhaul the state’s criminal code.  Bedford Republican Senator Brent Steel says he’s still confident that the legislature will pass the bill, which has been several years in the making.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

New Indiana Democratic Party Chair preaches unity

by Brandon Smith

March 22, 2013

Newly-elected Indiana Democratic Party Chair John Zody says he’s focused on party unity and strengthening his organization from the ground up.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

Muncie Mayor Tyler invites college volunteers to venture south

by Payne Horning

March 22, 2013

Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler yesterday encouraged Ball State students to continue donating their time to Muncie.  But the mayor also wants them to venture to parts of the city farther from campus.  IPR’s Payne Horning reports. More »

Indiana House passes veteran tuition bill

by Brandon Smith

March 21, 2013

House lawmakers passed legislation today aimed at helping combat veterans prepare for the costs of college.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. More »

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