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Poll finds majority of Hoosiers support looser alcohol laws

By Christina Ramey TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The fight over Indiana’s alcohol laws continued Monday when the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association revealed results of a poll indicating most Hoosiers favor looser alcohol laws. Between May 8-11 pollster Fabrizio, Lee & Associates surveyed 600 Hoosiers. The survey asked people their opinions on various alcohol related topics such as […]

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Future teachers incentivized to stay in Indiana after graduation

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Baleigh Davis, 17, anxiously awaited an important phone call – one that would reveal whether or not she was one of 200 recipients of the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship. “I was very nervous. I thought the interview and everything went really well, so I was very confident but also […]


Indiana Black Legislative Caucus to hold meetings around the state

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus will host a series of meetings in different communities across the state to give Hoosiers a chance to voice feedback about this year’s legislative session and talk about priorities for next year. “One thing that we try to do, at the very core of […]

Commentary: From Paris with ignorance

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Commentary: From Paris with ignorance

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord provoked strong reactions. Environmental activists said the president’s act was dangerous and could do lasting harm to the earth our children will inherit. Business leaders said Trump’s decision was ill-considered and could close some […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Cervical cancer patient fights for statewide plan

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS – Erica Frazier Stum was diagnosed with cervical cancer at 27 years old. Despite surgery and intense chemotherapy, she has had three diagnoses of the disease with […]