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Was the RFRA battle ultimately a good thing for Indiana? Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long (R-Fort Wayne) says yes. Long says lawmakers are now more sensitive to issues involving the LGBT community. He says relevant discussions are now "on the front burner" and the...
(image courtesy of Twitter/Bill Oesterle) If Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle decides to challenge Governor Pence in next year's primary, one analyst says he will have his work cut out for him, regardless of the public's opinion of the religious freedom law. Oesterle announced on...
State budgeters will have $213 million less to work with than originally planned. The state's economic forecasters predict 2.3% growth in the upcoming fiscal year, and 3.4% in the second year of the budget. But that's slower growth than they expected in their last forecast in...
Authorities in Cass County are now looking into the deaths of 25 dogs. An investigation began last week after 13 dead dogs were found in two separate drainage ditches. The bodies of five more dogs and a cat were found Tuesday in a ditch behind Grissom Air Force Base. According...
An Indiana plastic surgeon is getting to the bottom of an increasingly popular procedure. Dr. Bruce Van Natta is with Meridian Plastic Surgeons at St.Vincent Hospital. He's speaking out in response to a new report from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons that finds butt-...
The defeat of a bill to regulate Indiana hunting preserves has the potential to bring more such businesses into existence. Shelbyville Representative Sean Eberhart (R) says he has no complaint with how Indiana's four existing preserves do business, though many opponents of high-...
Senate Appropriations Chairman Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) The Senate has approved its version of a new state budget. But the process essentially returns to Square One on Thursday. The House and Senate budgets spell out similar versions of...
(image courtesy of Twitter/Christy Denalut) Governor Pence's communications director has resigned just weeks after the controversy over the state's religious freedom law, though it appears there is no connection. Christy Denault announced her resignation in an emailed release...
The Senate has narrowly approved the repeal of Indiana's common construction wage. The repeal of the 80-year-old law squeaked through with two votes to spare, as 12 Republicans joined Democrats in voting no. Opponents point to Indiana's low ranking in household income, and...