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Later school start date fails with a tie vote

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Some Hoosier students will continue to go back to school as early as July after an effort to push the school start back date to the end of August failed.  “Ten years ago school started starting earlier. Now there are schools that are starting in July,” Sen. Jean Leising, […]

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Airbnb-styled rentals bill moves to the Senate

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would limit how much control local municipalities would have in restricting Airbnb-style rentals passed through the House Tuesday in a 53-40 vote. The bill now moves to the Senate. The proposed legislation has raised questions as to who should exercise control over new rental platforms – […]

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Q&A: Meet Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, a returning face in the House

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com This story is a part of a question and answer series with newly-elected members of the Indiana General Assembly. INDIANAPOLIS —Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, is no stranger to the Statehouse. After serving four terms, starting in 2006, and being defeated in the 2014 General Election by her Republican opponent, the […]