By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana law banning most political calls that use automated dialers and recorded messages doesn’t violate federal consumer protection rules. But the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals sent a case back to a lower court to decide whether the state law violates […]
By Jacie Shoaf The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – State agencies are working to remake and update the Frequently Asked Questions that appear on their websites as more readers appear to be using the feature. Traffic to the FAQ’s – known as online knowledgebases – increased approximately 30 percent in the last fiscal year, even though […]
By John Sittler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – More than 187,000 Hoosiers who receive services from the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration may have had their personal information – including financial details – leaked to other clients, the agency announced Monday. As many as 4,000 of those clients may also have had their Social Security numbers […]
Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers in the 812 area code will have a chance to comment on a request to add a new area code to southern and south-central Indiana. The telecommunications industry has asked the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission – IURC – for a new area code for the southern portion of […]
Schools that won technology grants: Beech Grove City Schools Burris Laboratory School, Muncie Center Grove Community School Corporation Clark-Pleasant Community School Corporation Danville Community School Corporation East Noble School Corporation Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Garrett-Keyser-Butler Community School District M S D Wabash County Schools Maconaquah School Corporation Madison Consolidated Schools North Adams Community Schools Northeastern […]
By Greg Margason The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – With just a few days left in this session of the General Assembly, a leader of a pilot program testing iPads as a way to save paper said he’s pleased with its progress so far. Senate Tax Chairman Brandt Hershman, R-Buck Creek, has spearheaded the program and […]
By Zach Osowski The Statehouse File INDIANAPOLIS – The General Assembly plans to launch a pilot program using iPads that could eventually lead lawmakers to save as much as 17 tons of paper in each of its annual sessions. The bipartisan Indiana Legislative Council – an administrative arm of the General Assembly – voted unanimously […]
The Fort Wayne City Council is the most recent local government body to take steps to switch from paper documents to electronic ones using iPads.