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Mother makes plea to include disabled children in silver alert updates

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In 2016, Jennifer Dawson said her worst fears as a parent came true. The Brookston mother told lawmakers in a House Family, Children and Human Affairs Committee Tuesday that her then 15-year-old autistic son, Brock Dawson, wandered away from his Terre Haute residential care facility’s campus. For several days, […]

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January recognized as Cervical Cancer Screening and Awareness Month

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–When Erica Frazier discovered her cervical cancer was incurable in 2015, the things that typically seemed important to a normal 32-year-old were put in the background. Frazier was first diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2012, and through her battle she became an advocate for cervical cancer awareness and prevention. “Having cervical […]

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Female legislators push for drop in cervical cancer deaths

By Christian Sullivan TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Proposed legislation aims to compel the state Department of Health to develop a strategy to reduce the number of women who die from cervical cancer in Indiana. Rep. Sharon Negele, R-Attica, joined by co-author, Rep. Holli Sullivan, R-Evansville, said the proposal would require the health department to develop a […]

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House approves abortion remains bill

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Women who have chosen to have an abortion could have the authority to decide what happens to the fetus’ remains under a bill approved by the House on Wednesday. Senate Bill 329 would give women the option to have a burial or cremate the remains after having an abortion. The […]

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Meet Rep. Sharon Negele, bringing finance experience to the Statehouse

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com This story is part of a series of Q&As with newly elected members of the Indiana House and Senate. Rep. Sharon Negele, R-Attica, is a freshman legislator in the Indiana General Assembly. Originally from Detroit, Negele has an extensive background working in finance. In the private sector, she worked as a […]