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It’s not looking good for the city of Kokomo after the Indiana Department of Homeland Security filed an official response to their lawsuit over construction of the Kokomo Municipal Baseball Stadium. The response maintains that Kokomo used federals funds to purchase land and...
A bill that would ban the production and sale of products that contain microbeads in Indiana is headed to the governor's desk after final approval from the house lawmakers. The bill, authored by Rep. Pat Bauer defines a "microbead" as a spherical object that is five millimeters...
A nursing home moratorium bill which met a controversial end on the final day of last year's legislative session has passed the House. Legislators voted 52-40 to ban construction of new nursing homes for three years in counties where at least 10-percent of the existing beds are...
County officials and construction companies are joining forces to lobby legislators for more money for local road maintenance. The last state budget carved out a $65 million slice of sales taxes for local roads. But Indiana Association of County Commissioners executive director...
After a two-year absence, the Gary Air Show is making a return. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced today that the show will return to Marquette Park July 11th and 12th. Wilson says the show is expected to attract thousands of spectators. The show will feature the...
The latest unemployment numbers are out for Indiana. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the January unemployment rate for the state rose two-tenths of a percent to 6.0%. Spokesman Joe Frank says that's because more hopeful job seekers returned to the labor...
Purdue President Mitch Daniels testifying before a House subcommittee (image courtesy of YouTube) Congress is starting to look at ways to reform higher education spending, and Purdue's President told a Congressional subcommittee that his school wants to lead the way. Read the...
Legislators are taking another stab at streamlining the so-called "double direct" tax exemption for business. Farms and manufacturers don't owe sales tax on equipment if it's directly used in direct production. The difficulty in interpreting that test prompted Governor Pence to...
Legislation to let small brewers make more beer is still be on track to become law. Scroll down for my full interview with Sun King's Clay Robinson! The small brewer barrel expansion is written into a pair of bills (HB 1311 and SB 297) that each passed their respective chambers...