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Democratic leaders criticize Pence’s lack of leadership

By Sarah Ramon TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Democratic leaders had nothing positive to say about Gov. Mike Pence’s State of the State address Tuesday night. “I wanted to look for some things to say nice about the governor’s speech and look for some areas of agreement and commonality. And I regret that I can’t find anything. It […]

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Live dealers sticking point in gambling bill

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Riverboat casinos could rebuild on land and a tax break for casino marketing would become permanent under legislation approved by the Senate Thursday. But the bill, which passed 36-13, doesn’t allow live dealers to man table games at the state’s horse track-based casinos in Anderson and Shelbyville – at […]

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Supporters encourage lawmakers to make a seal available for bilingual graduates

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS – Students proficient in two or more languages may have an opportunity to add a seal to their high school transcripts – a move supporters say will give them an edge when it comes to higher education and the job market. A House committee heard testimony on Senate Bill […]

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Sen. Tim Lanane urges Pence to consider more funding for DCS workers

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Senate’s top Democrat reiterated his disappointment with Gov. Mike Pence’s failure to include funds for additional family case managers for the Department of Child Services in his two-year budget proposal. Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane, D-Anderson, made an emergency request for funding to Pence on Monday for more DCS […]

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Lawmakers positive about proposed expansion to Healthy Indiana Plan

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Governor Mike Pence’s announcement Thursday of his plan to expand the Healthy Indiana plan received overall positive reviews from Republican and Democratic lawmakers. Dubbed HIP 2.0., the proposal would replace traditional Medicaid and offer health insurance coverage to thousands of Hoosiers who currently are uninsured. Senator Patricia Miller, R-Indianapolis, who […]