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The Indiana House easily approved legislation Tuesday raising the legal age to smoke and vape to 21.

A bill up for passage in the Senate this week would require schools, beginning in 2021, to have a relationship with a mental health care provider before getting school safety dollars.

An Indiana state senator wants to get rid of primary elections for U.S. Senate races.

Sen. Jim Buck’s (R-Kokomo) legislation was heard by the Senate Elections Committee, though its passage seems unlikely.

The Indiana House made changes Thursday to legislation that raises the smoking and vaping age to 21 years old, which includes an effort to address recent deaths from vaping.

Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush issued a call to arms for everyone involved in the state’s justice system in her annual State of the Judiciary Address Wednesday.

A Senate committee Wednesday passed its own version of a bill to raise the legal smoking and vaping age from 18 to 21.

Gov. Eric Holcomb proposed a new plan to free up state dollars for teacher pay in his State of the State address Tuesday. That plan could be implemented this year – but Holcomb wants to wait for 2021.

Indiana Black Legislative Caucus Unveils 2020 Agenda

Jan 14, 2020

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus wants the state to push forward measures that will improve prescription drug costs, children’s health and jail overcrowding.

Holcomb To Deliver Fourth State Of The State Address

Jan 14, 2020

Gov. Eric Holcomb will deliver his State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly Tuesday night.

Advocates Push For Dementia Protection Bills

Jan 13, 2020

Advocates are pushing for two proposals that would offer more protections for people living with dementia

Members of the Indiana’s chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association made their case Monday at the Statehouse.