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  • nws - bv121713 - LabSeizures Map Damaging effects left by meth INDIANAPOLIS - State Rep. Wendy McNamara knew methamphetamine was a scourge on her district in southwestern Indiana, but the damaging effects of the drug really hit her when she met a real estate appraiser who'd suffered lung damage after visiting a

    December 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • Ind. children's commission forms The Web site for the Indiana Commission on Improving the Status of Children is now available at It links to meeting videos, agenda details and information on topics discussed, reports Kathryn Dolan, Indiana Supreme Court chief

    December 17, 2013

  • New procedures for controlled substances Physicians and osteopathic physicians prescribing opioids in Indiana under the supervision of the Indiana Medical Licensing Board must follow new procedures that were effective Dec. 15, according to Sue Swayze, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency c

    December 17, 2013

  • Indiana lawmakers face ambitious agenda in short session INDIANAPOLIS - Lawmakers are crafting an aggressive agenda for the new year that includes a tax break for businesses, preschool funding for the poor, road spending and a divisive constitutional amendment - all packaged into a so-called "short session

    December 10, 2013

  • Mayors oppose business tax repeal without replacement dollars INDIANAPOLIS - Mayors from across Indiana are gearing up for a fight to protect a state business tax that produces nearly $1 billion in annual revenue for local governments, libraries and schools. Republican leaders in the Statehouse say getting rid

    December 10, 2013

  • Pence unveils legislative agenda INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence is calling on the General Assembly to increase spending on education, roads and job development while ending a $1 billion-a-year tax on business that funds local governments, schools and libraries. At a conference Thurs

    December 10, 2013

  • Poll: Growing support for legalizing pot INDIANAPOLIS - Legislators may balk at the idea of easing the penalties for marijuana, but a new poll shows a majority of Hoosiers support legalizing the drug and taxing it like alcohol and tobacco. The same poll finds that a strong majority of Hoosi

    December 10, 2013

  • State agency opposes limited unemployment plan INDIANAPOLIS - A coalition of business and labor groups want Indiana legislators to expand unemployment benefits to partially furloughed workers, but the proposal faces opposition from the state agency that would implement it. So-called "work-sharing

    December 6, 2013

  • Indiana AG unveils statewide campaign against 'smurfing' JEFFERSONVILLE -- The state's top lawyer has a message for pharmacy shoppers: Don't indulge in "smurfing." Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller joined Clark County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Jeremy Mull, Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore and representat

    December 3, 2013

  • nws - bv112913 - jingle rails One city, two homes and a museum decked out One Hoosier city, one mansion and two attractions offer merry activities for residents and tourists alike. • Madison's Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour, sponsored by Visit Madison Inc., is slated for Nov. 29-30 and Dec. 6-7. Attendees will ce

    November 29, 2013 1 Photo

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