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SB 283 seeks to protect consumers against unfair interest rates

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A bill containing consumer protections from unfair credit card interest rates is now eligible for consideration by the Indiana Senate. State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) successfully amended Senate Bill 238 to include conditions that would prevent public money from being invested in banks issuing credit cards with exorbitant interest rates to patrons […] Read the full story

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Survey shows Indiana voters support more public school options

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A survey of registered Indiana voters found strong support for increased public school options and for opening more public charter schools in Indiana according to a public opinion survey released today by the Indiana Public Charter Schools Association. The survey, found that 82 percent of those surveyed favor parents having more public […] Read the full story

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Indiana Senate approves sweeping redistricting reforms

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana lawmakers today approved the Senate Republicans’ sweeping redistricting reforms establishing objective guidelines for creating legislative and congressional districts after the 2010 census and requiring an in-depth bipartisan review of best redistricting practices used by other states. District 22’s representative, State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette), supported the measure establishing guidelines “because there […] Read the full story

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Hershman asks “How well will Indiana compete?”

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “There will be leaders and followers as America’s economy emerges from the recession and I want to make certain Indiana tax laws and economic development efforts position our state and our fellow Hoosiers to compete effectively,” State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) said. The Republican lawmaker is calling for the creation of a […] Read the full story

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 January 2020