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Republican legislative leaders aren’t sold on a proposal to lower the minimum age at which a Hoosier could serve in the General Assembly.

Lawmakers will likely file legislation in the 2020 session over proposed rules at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles for Hoosiers to change the gender on their driver’s license.

Gov. Eric Holcomb insists Indiana officials did everything right in an investigation into a worker death at an Amazon warehouse.

Indiana’s two racetrack casinos will begin offering live table games at the start of 2020.

The Gaming Commission approved those new offerings this week.

Indiana’s attorney Disciplinary Commission wants Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license suspended for two years.

Lauren Chapman / IPB News

Among the bills Greater Lafayette State House members are pondering in the upcoming Indiana lawmaking session are ones that tackle some pressing health issues facing the state.

VAPING 

State Representative Sheila Klinker (D-Lafayette) says she’s planning to write a bill for the upcoming legislative session that attempts to tackle one of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities: reducing vaping.

Attorney General Curtis Hill wants the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether a South Bend clinic that performs abortions will stay open.

Holcomb To Unveil 2020 Agenda Tuesday In Terre Haute

Dec 9, 2019

Gov. Eric Holcomb will unveil his legislative and administrative agenda for 2020 Tuesday.

It’s likely to build on the themes Holcomb’s focused on throughout his term.

Ivanka Trump Visits Indiana Women's Prison

Dec 5, 2019

Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump and other members of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board are in Indianapolis for the group’s fourth meeting. The group joined Gov. Eric Holcomb Thursday for a tour of the Indiana Women’s Prison to learn about coding training offered to inmates.

The Last Mile is a workforce reentry program that trains coding, web development and other computer skills.

Program graduate Telesa Howe presented a website she created for a floral business she hopes to start once released.

Hoosier teachers looking to the General Assembly to boost educator salaries in the 2020 session shouldn’t hold out hope.

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