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Thousands donate to Planned Parenthood in Pence’s name

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky has seen a huge surge of donations since November and they’re thanking Vice President Mike Pence. The controversy began last year when Pence signed a bill into law that prohibits women getting an abortion on the basis of ethnicity, sex or disability. The […]

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State tax credit cap reached for K-12 scholarship donations

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State tax credits available for K-12 tuition through Indiana’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program maxed out on Tuesday. Credits are currently capped at $7.5 million but will go up over the next two years to $8.5 million and $9.5 million, respectively. The program is funded by private donations. “This year Hoosiers […]

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Bill would reinstate school donations for endowments, grants

By Caitlin Soard TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Senate Education Committee discussed but did not vote Wednesday on legislation to renew a law that expired in 2012, which allowed school districts to give teachers extra funding for programs and supplies. Sen. Brent Waltz, R-Indianapolis, authored Senate Bill 187, which would allow a school corporation to donate […]