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Alting says Indiana Senate ready to address budget, redistricting

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) said jobs and government, education and public policy reforms were the focus of the Indiana Senate during the first half of the 2011 legislative session. “Senate lawmakers have been very productive and we will keep that momentum going throughout the next weeks and months ahead,” Alting said. […] Read the full story

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Gov. Daniels signs Vote Center Bill

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels today signed into law a bill authored by State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) authorizing the continued use of vote centers in Tippecanoe County and allowing it as an option for the entire state. “This is the first bill in the current session to be approved by the Senate, passed […] Read the full story

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Dozens of new Indiana laws take effect July 1

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Dozens of new laws are set to go into effect on July 1, ranging from cracking down on overdue child support to relieving overcrowded prisons, strengthening drunken driving penalties to protecting property rights, according to State Sens. Ron Alting and Brandt Hershman (Rs-Lafayette). “In all, 115 bills were passed and signed into […] Read the full story

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Sen. Alting Praises Court Ruling on Indiana Voter ID Law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) praised today’s ruling of the Indiana Supreme Court upholding the state’s voter identification law. “Voting in a fair and credible election is the essence of being an American citizen,” Alting said. “As a lawmaker, I believe I have a responsibility to adopt policies that protects our representative […] Read the full story

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“On Local Government” provides update on local gov’t finance

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- The triannual “On Local Government” program put on by Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will be held 2-4:30 p.m. EDT on May 20 at county Extension offices across the Indiana. Larry DeBoer, a professor of agricultural economics at Purdue, will present “Life after Recession: Local Government Finance Update” via video streaming. […] Read the full story

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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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