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House Democrats again denying quorum

by Brandon Smith

January 10, 2012

The cease-fire only lasted a day — Democrats once again denied a quorum by remaining off the floor today, preventing the House from conducting business.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — House Dems Back Off Floor More »

Former Senator Errington to run for State Representative seat

by IPR News

January 10, 2012

A former Muncie state Senator has announced her campaign for the state House seat once held by Muncie’s new mayor.  Today, Democrat Sue Errington announced she wants to be the next State Representative for District 34.  Errington says she plans to file the required paperwork at the Secretary of State’s office tomorrow.  In her campaign... More »

Legislation to add more school count dates to education calendar

by Kyle Stokes

January 10, 2012

An Indiana Senate committee will take up a proposal tomorrow to change the way the state counts the number of students enrolled in public schools.  Legislative experts say it’s likely to pass, and as StateImpact Indiana’s Kyle Stokes reports, it could have widespread effects on funding levels for Indiana school districts. Stokes — Count Dates... More »

Muncie Mayor Tyler and Congressman Pence meet

by Stephanie Wiechmann

January 10, 2012

Muncie’s new mayor met with Muncie’s incumbent Congressman today at city hall.  After introductions and pleasantries, the conversation turned to collaboration.  IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports. Wiechmann — Pence and Tyler Meeting   More »

House committee passes right-to-work legislation

by Brandon Smith

January 10, 2012

Proposed right to work legislation passed a House committee today at the Indianapolis Statehouse, but not without controversy.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — House Committee Passes RTW And earlier this afternoon, Brandon Smith says House Democrats once again left the floor of the House chamber and are in caucus at the Statehouse. ... More »

House Democrats join General Assembly session Monday

by Brandon Smith

January 9, 2012

State Democratic representatives returned to the floor of the Indiana House today, allowing legislative business to move forward in that chamber for the first time this session.  But their return may not be permanent.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — House Dems Return to the Floor More »

House Democrats caucus over right-to-work legislation

by Brandon Smith

January 5, 2012

Indiana’s House of Representatives is entering its second say at a standstill today as House Democrats denied a quorum Wednesday because of proposed right-to-work legislation.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Dems in Caucus More »

Governor Daniels rescinds Statehouse occupancy cap

by Brandon Smith

January 5, 2012

Governor Mitch Daniels has rescinded the new policy that capped the number of people allowed in the Statehouse.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Daniels Rescinds Cap More »

Statehouse visitor cap clarified by state officials

by Brandon Smith

January 4, 2012

State officials say they won’t be able to count the number of people in the Statehouse with complete accuracy when determining whether the occupancy has exceeded the recently-instituted cap.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Statehouse Visitor Cap Clarifications More »

Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman’s legislative agenda

by Brandon Smith

January 4, 2012

Indiana’s Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman will push for a number of local government reforms in the legislative session that begins this afternoon.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Skillman Legislative Agenda More »

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