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Proposal banning ‘Spice’, Salvia moves to Governor

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Senate lawmakers voted 49-1 today in support of the final version of a proposal banning products like ‘Spice’ and the herb salvia divinorum in Indiana, sending the enrolled act to Governor Mitch Daniels where it could be signed into law. Senate Enrolled Act 57 adds various chemical compounds used in synthetic cannabinoids […]

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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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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 […]

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Governor signs measure providing E85 fueling station grants

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels’ signed a bill that could increase the use of E85 – a blend of 15 percent petroleum-based gasoline and 85 percent ethanol – on campuses and school grounds throughout the state. House Enrolled Act 1193 was passed in overwhelming fashion by both the Senate and House of Representatives. “Grants […]

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Indiana stimulus money for new jobs could step up physical activity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The federal stimulus money invested in Indiana’s natural resources may not only stimulate the economy but also people’s interest in physical activity, says a Purdue University public health expert. Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels announced last week that more than $20 million in federal stimulus money will be used to hire…

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Indiana extends leadership in clean coal with synthetic natural gas technology

INDIANAPOLIS, Inc. — Indiana solidified its place as a leader in homegrown clean energy production after Gov. Daniels signed into law today a bill to bring Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) technology to the state, billions in energy savings and new jobs. Senate Enrolled Act 423 was the first bill the governor signed into law for […]

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