Thursday, February 25, 2021

Passing stopped Indiana school buses could get pricier

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana drivers could find themselves facing more frequent and pricier tickets for illegally passing stopped school buses under a bill the state...

Indiana House backs ending gun permits, tighter abortion law

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Republicans pushed bills through the Indiana House on Monday that would repeal the state’s permit requirement for carrying a handgun in public...

Kroger: Some pharmacy customer data impacted in vendor hack

BOSTON (AP): Kroger Co. says personal data including Social Security numbers of some of its pharmacy and clinic customers may have been stolen in...

Black Indiana lawmakers face boos during debate

INDIANAPOLIS (AP/WOWO): Tempers flared among Indiana legislators during a debate Thursday when Black lawmakers were shouted down and booed by some Republicans and two...

Winter storm delays Indiana COVID-19 vaccine expansion plans

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A winter storm that coated Indiana with heavy snow has disrupted thousands of coronavirus vaccine appointments and delayed the state’s timeline for...

Indiana lawmakers force through ban on local rental rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana cities will be largely blocked from regulating rental properties after state lawmakers voted Wednesday to override the governor’s veto of the...

Winter storm closed 70 Indiana COVID-19 vaccine clinics

INDIANA (AP): A winter storm that buried much of Indiana under heavy snowfall Tuesday led health officials to temporarily close dozens of COVID-19 vaccine...

Lawmakers weigh bills aimed at prosecutors, IMPD control

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would allow Indiana’s attorney general to appoint special prosecutors to take over criminal cases local authorities...

Indiana lawmakers send COVID-19 lawsuit shield to governor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A bill giving Indiana businesses and others broad protections from lawsuits by people blaming them for contracting COVID-19 was given final approval...

Indiana panels back tighter abortion law, ending gun permits

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana legislators advanced two measures Monday that join Republican-led drives across the country to tighten abortion laws and loosen gun restrictions. One Indiana House...

GOP bill would force yearly teacher action on union dues

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Republican lawmakers are advancing a bill that would require Indiana teachers to renew requests every year for automatic deduction of union dues...

Indiana GOP budget plan boosts school vouchers, smoking tax

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Nearly one-fifth of a proposed state funding hike for Indiana’s schools would go toward expanding private school voucher and virtual school programs under...

Ending Indiana gun permits could cost police $3.5 million

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana legislators would face coming up with $3.5 million a year for local police agencies if they repeal the state law requiring...

Indiana expanding COVID-19 vaccines to Hoosiers 60 and up

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Indiana health officials will soon expand coronavirus vaccines to Hoosiers aged 60 to 65 as they continue to sidestep federal recommendations for...

Indiana deaths jumped by 18% during 2020 amid pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): A larger surge of coronavirus deaths in Indiana during December than was initially reported contributed to an 18% jump in the state’s...

Indiana Senate votes to override local rental rules ban veto

INDIANAPOLIS (AP): Republican lawmakers took the first step Monday toward overriding the Indiana governor’s veto of a bill blocking cities from regulating rental properties, which...

Ohio lawmaker reintroduces bill to repeal nuke plant bailout

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP): A Republican Ohio lawmaker has reintroduced a bill to repeal a legislative bailout of two nuclear power plants at the heart...

Indiana public notice publication could be scaled back

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Public notices in newspapers about local government actions could disappear or be greatly scaled back under proposals that Indiana legislators are...

Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh dies at 61 from cancer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh, an attorney and wife of former Gov. Evan Bayh, has died at age 61 “after...

Indiana to get $12.5M share of national opioid settlement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will receive more than $12.5 million as part of a multistate settlement with a consulting firm that worked with opioid...

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