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Indianapolis plays host this week to the Young Democrats of America’s national convention.

And its presence helps Indiana’s chapter of the political organization.

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill says he won’t appeal a federal judge’s recent decision to temporarily halt the state’s latest anti-abortion law.

Crawfordsville Housing Authority
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Montgomery County’s first-ever comprehensive plan, passed earlier this year, outlines a list of desired land uses in the county, as well as what the residents would like to keep out. On that second list? Low-income housing.

Crawfordsville sits at the heart of the county’s housing debate, and city officials complain the market is oversaturated with subsidized and low-income units. But oversaturation is difficult to define.

Several South Bend activists and a family member of Eric Logan expressed their frustration at the lack of changes following the police shooting of Logan on June 16. They also started a petition demanding that Mayor Pete Buttigieg recommend punitive action against the officer.

A special prosecutor assigned to investigate the fatal police shooting of 54-year-old Eric Logan spoke to the press this morning in South Bend. He has marshalled detectives from the Indiana State Police force to aid in the task. 

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg updated the city’s Common Council Monday night on his progress in addressing the police shooting of Eric Logan on June 16. He announced no specific plans, but gave a general preview of things to come.

Montgomery County Courthouse
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Montgomery County now has a board to enforce its new zoning rules. Commissioners approved three appointees to the new Board of Zoning Appeals Monday morning.

Some New 2019 Laws Not Yet In Effect

Jul 3, 2019

While most new Indiana laws took effect July 1, there are still a few that aren’t yet being enforced. 

Most 2019 Legislation Takes Effect July 1

Jul 1, 2019

Most of the nearly 300 new laws crafted by the General Assembly this year take effect Monday.

Federal Judge Blocks 2019 Indiana Anti-Abortion Law

Jun 28, 2019

Another Indiana anti-abortion law has been – at least temporarily – halted by a federal judge. 

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