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The Whitestown Town Council is considering a new ordinance aimed at protecting LGBT residents from discrimination. The proposal to pass an anti-discrimination ordinance comes just weeks after Gov. Mike Pence approved Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Indiana's RFRA...
The Senate is backtracking on plans to authorize new hunting preserves in Indiana. Last week, the Senate appeared ready to vote on a bill clamping regulations on Indiana's four high-fence hunting preserves, and any new ones. But on a voice vote, senators have instead moved to...
(image courtesy of RTV6) The head of the police union in Indianapolis joined several City-County Council members in calling for an override of the mayor's veto of funding for police equipment. Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed Proposition 47, which was approved by the council in late...
INDOT is kicking off its spring cleaning this week. INDOT Spokesman Nathan Riggs says crews all over the state are getting the help of volunteers for their big "Trash Bash" campaign this month. Riggs says much of the trash crews and volunteers clean up comes from folks who...
(WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Thousands of contractors and construction workers have flooded the statehouse lawn for a last-ditch plea to stop the proposed repeal of the common construction wage. The Senate will vote Tuesday or Wednesday on repeal -- a yes vote would set up...
Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, president of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ ) (image courtesy of Facebook/Disciples of Christ) The "fix" to the state's religious freedom law means a return for one convention that had decided to leave Indianapolis. The Christian Church (...
An Indiana Political Scientist is speaking out on Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio's run for the White House. Dr. Robert Dion is Chair of the University of Evansville's Department of Law, Politics & Society. Dion says Rubio is the fourth presidential candidate to...
Two sometime statehouse adversaries on education policy may join forces next year to seek state funding for afterschool programs. State school superintendent Glenda Ritz hasn't always seen eye to eye with Senate Education Chairman Dennis Kruse -- Kruse co-sponsored bills this...
An Indiana Political Science expert is weighing in on Hillary Clinton's announcement Sunday. Clinton announced via social media that she is indeed seeking the Democratic nod for President in 2016. University of Indianapolis Assistant Political Science Professor Dr. Laura...