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Requests for repeal of RFRA flow in to lawmakers

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Leaders and organizations continue to call on state lawmakers to take action on the intensely controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard held a news conference Monday afternoon where he called on lawmakers to repeal or add specific language to Senate Bill 101 to protect LGBT Hoosiers. […]

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Commentary: Mike Pence, in free fall

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Just a few weeks ago, running for president seemed like a serious possibility for Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. He had a foot in both the GOP’s business and social conservative camps, a solid but unremarkable record as a governor and – most important – a national profile that emphasized […]

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Live dealers would be postponed under proposed change to gambling bill

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Racetrack casinos would have to wait until 2021 to get live dealers at table games under a proposed Senate amendment to a gambling bill that has already passed the House. The Senate Appropriations Committee considered but didn’t vote on the proposal Thursday. If amended, the bill would still let […]

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Video & story: Pence orders limited needle exchange to stem Scott County HIV outbreak

Scott County has the green light to administer a needle exchange program from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Scott County officials now have the authority to administer a needle exchange program to help fight the recent HIV outbreak in Southern Indiana. “I do not enter into this lightly,” Gov. Mike Pence […]

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Pence signs controversial religious freedom bill in private event

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence signed a controversial bill into law Thursday that supporters say protects residents’ rights to adhere to their religious principles but critics claim legalizes discrimination, particularly against gay Hoosiers. Pence’s decision to say yes to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act comes despite threats from some business leaders […]

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Pence set to declare emergency in Scott County HIV cases

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – All eyes are on Scott County as Gov. Mike Pence is set to declare a public health emergency to battle a recent HIV outbreak among intravenous drug users there. The move could give the Pence administration more power to take action in Southern Indiana, which now has 72 confirmed […]

Commentary: Indiana, a state that works? Hardly

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Commentary: Indiana, a state that works? Hardly

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When Republicans in the Indiana House of Representatives pushed through their so-called religious freedom restoration bill, Gov. Mike Pence couldn’t wait to congratulate lawmakers on a job well done. Critics, including many major businesses, say Senate Bill 101, which allows business owners to refuse to provide goods or services […]

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Religious freedom bill headed to governor’s desk

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that sparked heated discussion throughout the 2015 session is on its way to Gov. Mike Pence, who plans to sign into law. The Senate gave the Religious Freedom Restoration Act final approval on Tuesday, just a day after the measure passed the House, which had made small […]

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Video & story: Democrats call for investigation into BMV problems

Indiana BMV under fire once again from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Top Democrats are calling for an investigation into whether Bureau of Motor Vehicles officials knew they were overcharging customers in violation of state law and chose not to act. State Democratic Chairman John Zody demanded an investigation by the […]

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Pence campaign spends $s in common construction fight; governor considers radio or TV ads

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence is weighing whether to buy radio or television ads in a fight that labor leaders say is another GOP effort to weaken unions. Already, Pence is using campaign money to pay for a website that supports eliminating the common construction wage, which lets local governments and […]

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