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Senate bill would expand use of baby boxes

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle, wants to expand the availability of “baby boxes” that would allow an individual to anonymously surrender an infant. Senate Bill 123 would expand availability of newborn safety incubators, commonly referred to as baby boxes. There are currently two in Indiana and the proposed legislation would […]

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Commission to study “baby boxes”

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – By the start of next year the General Assembly will have a better idea of how to better care for Hoosier children – especially those at risk of being hurt or abandoned by their parents. Gov. Mike Pence signed House Bill 1016, authored by Rep. Casey Cox, R-Fort Wayne, […]