Jon Ford

Speed Cameras Bill Won't Advance In 2020 Session

Feb 5, 2020

Legislation to allow speed cameras in Indiana highway work zones is dead.

Its author opted not to bring the bill up for a vote in the Senate on the chamber’s mid-session deadline day.

CO2 Storage Bill Passes House

Mar 25, 2019

A bill that would create a pilot program to store carbon dioxide underground is going back to the state Senate. The legislation, which passed the House on Monday, has undergone a lot of changes.

'Once-In-A-Generation' Gaming Bill Clears Senate

Feb 26, 2019
Sen. Mark Messmer (R-Jasper) calls his gaming bill a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for the state's casinos. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

One of the most significant gaming bills since the industry’s beginnings in Indiana easily passed out of the state Senate Tuesday.

Senate Bill Would Make CO2 Storage Easier

Feb 14, 2019

A bill working its way through the state Senate would make it easier for companies to store carbon dioxide underground. Some tout it as a way to help address climate change because it keeps the greenhouse gas out of the air. But a state activist group says it could do the opposite. 

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Fantasy football is alive and well in Indiana, but legislators may seek legal protections for players.

New York's attorney general has asked a judge to declare fantasy league sites like Draft Kings and Fan Duel illegal gambling.

Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Terre Haute) says he's not looking to ban the leagues -- he says they're games of skill.

“It’s not been viewed as gambling, I think, throughout the country up to this point and I think that it’s fair to look at it as a game of skill and that’s how we’re going to move forward with it,” Morrison says.