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Legislation would prevent DraftKings, FanDuel from advertising at schools

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Daily fantasy sports games, such as FanDuel and DraftKings, won’t be advertising at schools if legislation regulating the games continues to advance. Senate Bill 339, authored by Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, would legitimize fantasy sports games and aims to provide basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who […]

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Financial changes for DraftKings, FanDuel regulations

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Changes to the daily fantasy sports legislation could help operators save some money. Senate Bill 339 would provide regulations, basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who take part in fantasy sports games, such as DraftKings and FanDuel. The House Ways and Means Committee voted Monday on an amendment […]

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New referee for proposed DraftKings, FanDuel regulations

Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A House committee wants a different commission to regulate daily fantasy sports games. Senate Bill 339, authored by Sen. Jon Ford, R-Terre Haute, would legitimize fantasy sports games, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, and aims to provide basic consumer protection and transparency to Hoosiers who participate. The committee Wednesday passed […]

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Dreams of a new stadium in downtown Indy still alive

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly three years ago a new phenomenon swept through Indiana: Soccer Fever – and it hasn’t slowed down. The Indy Eleven soccer club launched on Jan. 16, 2013 as part of the North American Soccer League and kicked off their legacy in the 2014 season. The team calls IUPUI’s […]

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Lawmaker: Soccer stadium bill is dead

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers have killed a proposal to renovate an Indiana University-Purdue University track venue into a soccer stadium with just hours left in the 2015 legislative session. “There were just a lot of moving parts around financing and agreements and we just frankly weren’t able to get to the finality […]

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Tax ‘simplification’ bill raises plenty of questions

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers are considering legislation that would eliminate $21 million in annual tax cuts for businesses and individuals, bolster a break for the working poor, and expand a sales tax exemption for businesses. House Bill 1349 is meant to simplify the state’s tax system while remaining revenue neutral, meaning the […]

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House passes bill to eliminate licensing requirements for superintendents

By Tim Grimes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A controversial bill that would do away with licensing requirements for school superintendents passed the House on Tuesday. House Bill 1357 – approved passed 58-40 – after Democrats and some Republicans opposed the legislation. Critics said the bill will allow districts to hire superintendent who have no experience in […]

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Meet Rep. Todd Huston, following through on education reform

By Lindsay Wenning TheStatehouseFile.com This story is part of a series of Q&As with newly elected members of the Indiana House and Senate. INDIANAPOLIS – Before Rep. Todd Huston, R-Fishers, was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives, he served as the chief of staff at the Indiana Department of Education for two years under […]