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A Senate committee approved a bill Tuesday that retaliates against Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears over his decision not to prosecute simple marijuana possession.

It will be significantly harder to get married under age 18 in Indiana if a bill approved by a House committee Monday becomes law.

A bill allowing speed cameras in highway work zones easily cleared a Senate committee Tuesday.

The committee made some changes after the measure’s future was in doubt.

Pregnant Worker Protection Bill Passes Committee

Jan 28, 2020

A bill that would require businesses to provide “reasonable accommodations” for pregnant workers passed through committee Monday. After hours of arguments, the bill now moves to the full Senate.  

Two contradictory state bills meant to decide who gets access to Lake Michigan beaches passed out of committee on Monday. 

Legislation to spend nearly $300 million in excess budget surplus dollars on higher education building projects is headed to the governor’s desk.

Indiana House Republicans rejected an attempt to exempt breastfeeding equipment from the state sales tax.

A bill to ban drivers from holding cell phones while driving unanimously passed a House committee Wednesday.

Legislation to allow speed cameras in highway work zones didn’t get a vote in a Senate committee Tuesday. And its future this session is in doubt.

A bill passed by the Indiana House Tuesday would ban companies from mandatory microchipping of employees. Although it seems like science fiction, the practice is growing more common in Europe and Asia.

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