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Trump talks healthcare to Hoosiers

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  LOUISVILLE — For 33-year-old Nathan Lewis, a short trip down I-65 from Campbellsburg, Indiana to Louisville was a breeze if it meant being just feet away from President Donald Trump. Lewis and several of his Hoosier relatives made the short trek to the Kentucky Exposition Center Monday to hear Trump talk […]

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CASA volunteers rally for children still waiting

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFIle.com INDIANAPOLIS — About 6,000 children are waiting for someone to volunteer and become their court appointed special advocate. Several hundred volunteers, lawmakers and judicial staff members rallied at the Statehouse Monday to help raise awareness for the state’s Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, program. “The really unique thing about CASA […]

Video: Statehouse bake sale benefits American Cancer Association

Video: CASA Day celebrates 4,000+ child advocates

State distributing all-hazard radios through county emergency agencies

Staff Report TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) will be distributing more than 2,200 all-hazard weather radios to Hoosiers. IDHS has partnered with all 92 counties in the state and the radios will be distributed on local level by each county’s emergency management agency. The distribution focuses on citizens who are […]

Pharmacists would have power to dispense vaccines under proposed law

By Taylor Brown TheStateouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Legislators are hoping a bill that would give pharmacist the authority to dispense certain drugs will increase the rate of immunizations and decrease the number of smokers in Indiana. House Bill 1540 would allow the state health commissioner or designated public health authority to issues a statewide standing order, […]