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Commentary: Hoosiers for Life need to get one

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Commentary: Hoosiers for Life need to get one

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz indypolitics.org I learned a long time ago; there’s no money in being a sizable anal cavity. (You can figure out the translation.) If I want to get someone to go along with an idea I’m trying to sell, mainly if it’s one they may not agree with, I try to meet them […]

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Long-time lawmaker Charlie Brown won’t run again

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — After holding a seat in the Indiana House of Representatives for more than 35 years, Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election. His political career, however, isn’t over. He said he will seek local office in Lake County. “As a state legislator representing Gary, Hobart, Lake […]

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Produce available to food pantries through Gleaners partnership

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN – Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana made an extra delivery of apples, potatoes, onions and sweet potatoes to the Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County for Giving Tuesday. “We’re very pleased to kick off a new round of produce distribution in Johnson County,” said John Elliot, president and CEO of […]

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Reversing teacher shortage a priority for Indiana’s top educator

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana ranks among the lowest states for teacher recruitment and retention, a fact Indiana’s superintendent of public instruction knows well. “The teacher shortage is real,” said Jennifer McCormick, who was superintendent of Yorktown Community Schools before her election last year. “As a department we can only do so much. […]