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At a glance: Indiana state budget proposal

At a glance: Indiana state budget proposalHere are key points of the two-year state budget agreement released Tuesday by legislative leaders.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
Politics

Budget, education board decisions set for session's last day

Budget, education board decisions set for session's last dayA budget deal announced Tuesday would increase school funding by 2.3 percent each of the next two years, while providing a portion of the additional money that Republican Gov. Mike Pence sought for charter schools.
  • Politics
  • 6 days, 5 hours ago
Indiana

Legislators approve proposed Indiana ethics law overhaul

Legislators approve proposed Indiana ethics law overhaulRepublican House Speaker Brian Bosma says the proposal aims to increase transparency and limit conflict of interests. The bill also requires lawmakers to disclose any business ownerships worth at least $500,000.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week ago
Indiana

Final decisions near on Indiana's new state budget plan

Final decisions near on Indiana's new state budget planLegislative leaders plan to release details of the budget proposal Tuesday afternoon, a day ahead of the General Assembly's Wednesday adjournment deadline.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week ago
Indiana

Religious leaders rebuke Pence, Bosma Long over law fix

Religious leaders rebuke Pence, Bosma Long over law fixAn open letter issued by the Indiana Pastors Alliance also was addressed Monday to House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate President Pro Tem David Long.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Indiana

Indiana lawmakers enter final 3 days with unsettled issues

Indiana lawmakers enter final 3 days with unsettled issuesLegislators return to the Statehouse on Monday still looking for agreement on proposed changes to school funding that could shift money from many urban and rural districts with shrinking enrollments to those in growing suburban communities.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Indiana

Religious leaders plan to protest changes to religious law

Religious leaders plan to protest changes to religious lawGov. Mike Pence this month approved changes to the law that prohibited merchants and groups from using it as a legal defense for refusing to provide services or to discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Elections

Super PAC's expensive attack ads driving GOP debate

Super PAC's expensive attack ads driving GOP debateIt's the latest salvo from Citizens for a Sound Government, the political action committee that supports Hal Heiner for governor and has set the agenda for the crowded May 19th Republican primary with its expensive attack ads.
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Community

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Louisville

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in LouisvilleHe visited Fern Creek High School and Jefferson Community and Technical College.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Community

Ray Ban tells Rand Paul's campaign to quit selling 'Wayfarers'

Ray Ban tells Rand Paul's campaign to quit selling 'Wayfarers'The "Rand Ban" sunglasses were on Paul's website for $150 but the campaign did not get the company's permission.
  • Community
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Nation

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney general

Senate confirms Loretta Lynch as attorney generalLynch, whose nomination languished longer than the previous seven attorneys general combined, becomes the first African American woman to hold the job and the nation's 83rd chief law enforcement officer.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Indiana

Indiana lawmakers facing decisions on budget, casino changes

Indiana lawmakers facing decisions on budget, casino changesSenate and House budget leaders say they're looking for ways to handle a $213 million drop in expected tax revenue growth.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Indiana

Indiana Senate backs bill loosening rules on wine sales

Indiana Senate backs bill loosening rules on wine salesThe state Senate voted Tuesday to give final legislative approval to eliminating the current requirement that residents having wine shipped to them first conduct a face-to-face transaction at the winery to ensure that the buyer is at least 21 years old.
  • Indiana
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Nation

Senate leaders reach deal on trafficking bill

Senate leaders reach deal on trafficking billThe breakthrough paves the way for the Senate to vote on the confirmation of Loretta Lynch, President Obama's nominee for attorney general.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks ago
Indiana

Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIV

Indiana governor extends needle-exchange program to curb HIVPence on Monday approved a 30-day extension of a March 26 executive order declaring a public health emergency in Scott County, about 30 miles north of Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Indiana
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Indiana Legislature nearing deadline with unsettled issues

Indiana Legislature nearing deadline with unsettled issuesLegislators return to the Statehouse on Monday still looking for agreements on topics such as whether to allow needle exchange programs in more counties in response to an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Education

Ky. officials approve tuition increases at 4 state colleges

Ky. officials approve tuition increases at 4 state collegesThe Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education approved a 3 percent hike for the University of Kentucky, 2.9 percent for Eastern Kentucky University, 2.9 percent for Murray State University and 3.1 percent for Northern Kentucky University.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Local

Rand Paul's wife signs copies of her new book in Lou.

Rand Paul's wife signs copies of her new book in Lou.Kelley Paul signed copies of her new book titled - "True and Constant Friends: Love and Inspiration from Our Grandmothers, Mothers, and Friends."
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Indiana

Ind. Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limits

Ind. Senate passes resolution opposing tougher ozone limitsThe resolution comes just weeks after Gov. Mike Pence and 10 other governors sent a letter to the EPA urging it to keep the nation's current limits set in 2008.
  • Indiana
  • 3 weeks ago
Community

Kelley Paul: It's hard to watch my husband get criticized

Kelley Paul: It's hard to watch my husband get criticized"As a spouse, you always want the person you love to come off the best that they can, so it's hard for me sometimes to see him being criticized because that's not who he is in terms of relationships with women," Paul said on NBC's Today show,...
  • Community
  • 3 weeks ago
Elections

Amid heated race, 2 GOP candidates for governor throw pies

Amid heated race, 2 GOP candidates for governor throw piesTwo of the four candidates on Monday had pies thrown in their faces to raise awareness for Read On, a northern Kentucky based charity that helps children read at grade level.
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Indiana Legislature nears deadline with unresolved issues

Indiana Legislature nears deadline with unresolved issuesLegislators face possible debates Monday over the new state budget and a proposal allowing the removal of Democratic state schools Superintendent Glenda Ritz as leader of the state Board of Education.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Indiana

Contractors to rally against repeal of construction wage law

Contractors to rally against repeal of construction wage lawMonday's rally at the Statehouse falls on the same day that Senate members are expected to vote on the measure, which would eliminate the boards that set wages for state or local building projects which cost more than $350,000.
  • Indiana
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Former state rep. pleads guilty to campaign finance violations

Former state rep. pleads guilty to campaign finance violationsThis morning, in Franklin Circuit Court, Waide pleaded guilty to Attempting to Accept Illegal Campaign Contributions and Attempted Unlawful Campaign Expenditures
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Obama, Castro speak by phone amid bid to restore Cuba ties

Obama, Castro speak by phone amid bid to restore Cuba tiesThe extraordinary, late-night call between President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro came shortly after both leaders arrived in Panama City for the Summit of the Americas, which begins on Friday. The two leaders have been working to restore diplomatic...
  • Nation
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Community

Gov. Beshear, First Lady ceremonially sign long awaited bill to protect victims of dating violence

Gov. Beshear, First Lady ceremonially sign long awaited bill to protect victims of dating violence"The work put forth on House Bill 8 was a paradigm for the entire session – two chambers and two political parties working together, despite differences, to find common ground and pass much needed, meaningful legislation," Gov. Beshear said.
  • Community
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nominees

How might Rand Paul fair in the first state to vote for presidential nomineesHis stop in New Hampshire is one of the first in a series of visits to states that vote first in Republican primaries. Paul will also visit Nevada, South Carolina, and Iowa.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago