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Hoosier tech company to create 185 new jobs

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A cloud-based software company, myCOI, is expanding in Indianapolis and plans to create 185 high wage jobs by 2021. MyCOI tracks and manages certificates of insurance allowing companies to avoid uninsured claims, underinsured claims, costly litigation and failed audits. Founder and CEO Kristen Nunery said the company is excited […]

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Planned Parenthood files suit against new abortion legislation

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky filed a lawsuit Thursday against new legislation that would change the process of a minor getting an abortion. Senate Enrolled Act 404, which was signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb last month, would require that before a minor can have an abortion […]

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Indiana School for the Blind leaves its mark on the state, nation

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is a part of series tracking how money and resources in the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget and other programs are spent. INDIANAPOLIS – High school senior Jadyn Rudd was born legally blind and was in second grade before her family learned she is deaf in her right […]

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Rising insulin prices force diabetic Hoosiers to make tough choices

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – For six years, Erin Roberts worked two jobs in order to afford the life-saving medication her son depended on for survival. “It was really hard,” she said. “I feel like I missed a lot of family life because I was working as a registered nurse, and so I would […]

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Nominate a hard working senior citizen for the Golden Hoosier Award

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Golden Hoosier Award, one of the highest honors given to Indiana senior citizens. The annual award began in 2008 and honors Indiana senior citizens who are the unsung heroes of their community. “What an honor it is to recognize senior Hoosiers […]

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Do Indiana laws criminalize HIV-positive Hoosiers?

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Travis Spoor sits in the Kosciusko County Jail, accused, again, of failing to tell his sexual partner that he is HIV-positive. The 37-year-old is facing malicious mischief charges in three counties for leaving his partners exposed to the disease without their knowledge. He faces up to two and a […]

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Indiana Democrats question Trump’s decision to fire Comey

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With President Donald Trump firing FBI Director James Comey, Indiana Democrats are questioning the president’s motives. “There are serious questions about the president’s decision to dismiss Director Comey while he was at the center of one of the most important FBI investigations in recent memory,” U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly […]

Commentary: Special interests creeping over Statehouse

Commentary: Special interests creeping over Statehouse

By House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City Special to TheStatehouseFile.com Late last month, your Indiana General Assembly voted to impose the largest gasoline tax hike in state history, right along with a mishmash of future tolls and license branch fee increases.   On the very same day, a majority of those exact same lawmakers voted […]

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New funding to inspire local producers through Indiana Grown

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This story is the first in a series tracking how money in the state’s $32.3 billion two-year budget is spent.  INDIANAPOLIS — When his father began to suffer from serious medical problems later in life, Mark Boyer knew that something had to give.  “He had a heart attack, open-heart surgery, […]

Video: History on Wheels brings Indiana’s auto history to Hoosiers

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