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Senate committee approves survivor health coverage for public safety officials

By Claire Castillo TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers took a step Tuesday to extend health benefits to the families of law enforcement officers and other public safety officials who lost their lives in the line of duty. Sen. Michael Crider, R-Greenfield, authored Senate Bill 152 because he said was concerned about how surviving families are affected […]

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State urges safe holiday decorating

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – After the effects of the turkey coma have worn off, many Hoosier will go straight into holiday mode, decking the halls with Christmas trees, holly and décor galore. The Department of Homeland Security is reminding Hoosiers to keep safety in mind when decorating. According to the department, most house fires […]