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Summary of Indiana’s new laws available online

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Hoosiers can now access a complete summary of the new laws approved during the 2011 legislative session online, according to State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette). The document, available for download as a PDF, includes 1 Senate Joint Resolution, 1 House Joint Resolution, and 231 bills (117 Senate Bills and 114 House Bills) […]

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Indiana legislation provides government transparency via new website

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana now offers a central website devoted to viewing the financial information for local government expenditures and school corporations as well as state government finances through the recently launched government transparency portal. State Rep. Eric Turner (R-Cicero) authored House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1004 with Senate sponsor State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) […]

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Integrity and Character Shown by Democrats

Imagine two wholly democratic institutions directly connected to the future wellbeing of yourself, your neighbors, your community, and your state. Two social/economic/political powerhouses that have propelled millions into the ranks of the middle-class, the rich, the famous, and even the uber-wealthy. Then imagine a seemingly mindless assault on these institutions, a tearing and pounding at […]

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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 […]

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Indiana House can protect Hoosier jobs by passing Senate Bill 580

WASHINGTON, DC — At a time of soaring unemployment, the Indiana State House of Representatives is blocking legislation that would help prevent employers from filling jobs with illegal aliens. Senate Bill 580, which the Senate passed by a 37-13 vote, requires state and local governments to use the federal E-Verify system and provides incentives for […]

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