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Senate panel backs proposal to “nurture entrepreneurial spirit in Indiana”

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana’s Senate Committee on Commerce and Economic Development this week voted unanimously in favor of a bill nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit in the state through online resources, education and collaboration. House Bill 1006 – authored by State Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R-Evansville) and sponsored by State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Lafayette) – tasks Indiana’s […] Read the full story

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College Republicans bring potential presidential candidate to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Herman Cain, Purdue alumnus and potential Republican presidential candidate for 2012, will speak at Purdue on April 20. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is at 8:00p in the Class of 1950 Lecture Hall, said Michael Cunningham, president of Purdue College Republicans and a junior studying history. […] Read the full story

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Indiana House passes landmark School Voucher Program

WASHINGTON, DC — Indiana children may soon have the opportunity to use school vouchers to attend the private schools of their parents’ choice next year. The Indiana House of Representatives tonight passed legislation to create an expansive, accountable school choice program that will benefit low-income families. The American Federation for Children, which has worked with […] Read the full story

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Groups that oppose smoke-free law are Alting’s top donors in last two elections

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Claiming it raises questions about his opposition to a smoke-free law that includes bars, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today released data from the National Institute on Money in State Politics showing that over the last two election cycles, State Senator Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) has taken more political contributions from businesses involved […] Read the full story

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Indiana Energy Star Credit has reached its cap

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Revenue announced today that as of March 1, 2011, claims toward the Energy Star Heating & Cooling Equipment Credit had reached Indiana’s $1 million limit, which the legislature assigned to cover claims toward this credit. Any claims received after the cap was reached will be denied. A denial […] Read the full story

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Rokita comments on Senate passage of 2 week continuing resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) yesterday voted for H.J.Res 44, which will keep the federal government running until March 18, 2011. The bill is a two-week continuing resolution (CR) that cuts $4 billion from the federal budget, a pro-rated version of the full CR House Republicans offered previously. It passed in the House […] Read the full story

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