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Ohio Governor Bestows Courage Award Upon Lauren Hill

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 7:27am EST

During his annual State of the State address Tuesday night, Ohio Governor John Kasich recalled a phone conversation he had with Greendale, Indiana’s Lauren Hill earlier that day.


Right-to-Farm Resolution Defeated In Indiana

Posted On February 25, 2015 at 6:57am EST

It was presented as a right to farm, but opponents of Senate Joint Resolution 12 in Indiana say it would have created a constitutional right to pollute.


INDOT Plans Projects In Ripley, Franklin, Decatur Counties

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 5:10pm EST

The projects include a bridge replacement in Franklin County and a U.S. 50 culvert replacement in Ripley County.

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Amendment To HB 1540 Saves Local Casino Revenues

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 3:59pm EST

The gaming revenue that comes to Indiana’s riverboat casino cities and counties is safe – at least for another year.


Text-To-911 Service Widely Available In Indiana; Ripley County 1 Of 4 Without

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 9:54am EST

Ripley County is one of just four counties in Indiana lagging behind the text-to-911 wave.


Florence Police Officer's Pregnancy Leads To State Legislation

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 8:23am EST

A piece of legislation advancing in the Kentucky House of Representatives would provide new on-the-job protections for pregnant women.


UPDATE: Casino Gaming Bill Could Be Amended To Appease Locals

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 7:54am EST

UPDATE: Southeast Indiana State Representative Jud McMillin (R-Brookville), whose district includes Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg and the City of Lawrenceburg, expects an amendment protecting local gaming revenues to be adopted as part of House Bill 1540.


Participation In Indiana's Private School Voucher Program Grows 47%

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 7:34am EST

Enrollment in Indiana’s school voucher program has grown by leaps and bounds this school year, both statewide and locally.


UPDATE: Pence Signs ISTEP-Shortening Bill; First New Law Passed In 2015

Posted On February 24, 2015 at 6:49am EST

UPDATE: Governor Mike Pence signed the bill Monday.


Indiana CARE Act: Helping To Care For Caregivers

Posted On February 23, 2015 at 1:57pm EST

Family caregivers face a taxing and often complicated job as they navigate the medical needs of a loved one. The Indiana House is expected to vote on a measure this week that could make life a little easier.