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Limited budgets force parks to survive on user fees

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – At least once a week Daniel May, a pastor at Church on the Rock in Dillsboro, sits under a park shelter prepping passages for his sermon or hiking one of the many trails at Versailles State Park. “My wife and I go to a state park every week,” said […]

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The Statehouse goes to the dogs — and cats

By Nicole Hernandez, Logan Macaluso TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – After a long day of making tough decisions, researching legislation and working with constituents, there’s always one creature happy to see a lawmaker — their pet. From the new first dog to a chinchilla, get to know some of the Statehouse pets. Gov. Eric Holcomb The governor’s Schnauzer, […]

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Bill to allow domestic violence victims to carry without a license passes House

By Darrell Crenshaw TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would allow victims of domestic violence to carry a gun temporarily without a license passed the Indiana House Tuesday. “This bill allows he or she to use a court order, protection order to use as their license to carry a hand gun for up to 60 […]

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Amendment would create study of carrying without a license

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A bill that would allow domestic violence victims a temporary carry permit passed out of committee with a controversial amendment Tuesday. House Bill 1071 would allow a domestic violence victim to carry a gun without a permit for 60 days, but Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, proposed an amendment for […]

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Trump: If we win Indiana, the Republican race is over

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com CARMEL, Ind. — Donald Trump’s well-known, red hats declaring “Make America Great Again” were scattered throughout the mass of people in the Palladium, as the crowd expanded to the upper balconies and filled the concert hall to capacity the evening before Indiana’s primary. “Tomorrow is game time folks and it’s time […]

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Exception to Sunday alcohol sales ban could be made for Indy 500

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — This year race fans might be able to take home a keepsake bottle of alcohol from the Indianapolis 500. Legislation allowing Sunday carryout sales during the 100th running of the race is headed to the governor’s desk for approval. Tuesday the bill passed the House 89-6. Rep. Sean Eberhart, R-Shelbyville, […]

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High-fenced hunting regulations await the governor’s approval

By Rachel Hoffmeyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After years of debate, regulations for high-fenced hunting is headed to the governor’s desk. “I think it’s time that we pass a bill. Address the concerns we have. Put in some commonsense regulations. And finally put this issue to bed,” said Rep. Sean Eberhart, R-Shelbyville. Senate Bill 109 would […]

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While fenced hunting regulations advance, debate continues

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A decade of discussion about high fenced deer hunting preserves is advancing as a House committee passed new regulations. “If we don’t pass this bill, then I will tell you that once again we are going to go through another calendar year where we don’t have any regulation at […]

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Students hope to catch firefly bill at the Statehouse

By Shelby D. Salazar TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS ­­– A second grade class project is giving students a life lesson in politics. Kayla Xu, 8, was gathering information about Indiana to complete her assignment on the state last year when one fact would not stop bugging her: Indiana is one of the only states in the country […]

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New law: Businesses can now stock EpiPens for customers, others

By Max Bomber TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana lawmakers are trying to make public places safer for those who are at risk of severe allergy attacks. Auto-injectable epinephrine can be prescribed to a business, organization or governmental agency under a law that takes effect July 1. The legislation – passed as House Bill 1445 earlier this […]

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