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A revised casino bill comes up for a final vote in the House on Wednesday, amid warnings the proposal could face trouble if it reaches Governor Pence. Pence has said he opposes an expansion of gambling, but hasn't made clear publicly which proposals cross that line. But House...
Sen. Jean Leising (R, Oldenburg) (image courtesy of Indiana Senate Republicans) Yet again, the state Senate wants to require students to learn cursive writing. Yet again, it will probably be killed by the state House. The Senate voted 39-to-11 to pass the bill, which has become...
(photo courtesy IMPD) IMPD detectives are asking for the public's help in locating a robbery suspect. The suspect entered the CVS Pharmacy in the 3400 block of West 16th Street around 10:45 a.m. Monday and handed a note to an employee at the pharmacy counter. The note reportedly...
House Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) House Republicans' budget is on the way to the Senate: Republicans passed their $31 billion two-year budget on a near-party-line vote. Ways and Means Chairman Tim Brown boasts the plan...
The test is officially shorter, but many students who have to take the ISTEP test won't start until next week. Marsha Jackson with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation says schools will have a choice to start Wednesday, the first available day, but she says most...
Indiana students will not have to pass the same civics test that immigrants must pass to become citizens. The state Senate voted down a bill from Senator Dennis Kruse (R, Auburn) that has become a recent cause among some conservative lawmakers across the country - similar bills...
The Speedway Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to appoint Robert Fishburn as Fire Chief. Fishburn has been Assistant Fire Chief and currently was serving as Interim Chief. Fishburn has twenty-five years’ experience working for the Speedway Fire Department, having...
A bill to legalize Sunday alcohol sales is apparently dead for the year, after its author opted not to call it for a vote in the House. Supermarkets and grocery stores have pushed for years for Sunday sales. But they did an about-face and successfully lobbied to kill the bill...
The Senate has passed legislation it says will strengthen freedom-of-religion protections in Indiana's constitution. Democrats charge the bill prohibiting the government from "substantially burdening" religious belief is a license to discriminate. Indianapolis Republican Scott...