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Task force would develop plan to connect bike trails

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A new bicycle task force could improve the quality of life for residents of Indiana while also bringing tourists and new businesses into the city, according to lawmakers. House Bill 1174 would create a task force to figure out how to connect existing bike trails. “Everybody can get out, […]

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Bill requiring helmets for kids riding ATVs advances

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A bill that would require those 18 and younger to wear a helmet while riding an ATV is one step closer to becoming a law. House Bill 1200 passed out of Roads and Transportation committee Wednesday with a 12-1 vote. The author of the bill, Rep. Lloyd Arnold, R-Leavenworth, […]

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New law: Right to try bill means terminally ill patients can try experimental drugs

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers facing a terminal diagnosis with no alternative options are allowed to try drugs that haven’t been approved but have passed the first stage of the Food and Drug Administration testing. House Bill 1065, better known as the “right to try” bill, was an emergency bill passed this past […]

Commentary: Teachers, politicians and innocent bystanders

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Commentary: Teachers, politicians and innocent bystanders

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —   At a Saturday morning meeting sponsored by his local chamber of commerce, Indiana Rep. Wes Culver, R-Goshen, launched this missile at the Indiana State Teachers Association. “The world would be a better place without the ISTA,” Culver said, according to some fine reporting by The Goshen News. At […]

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‘Right to Try’ legislation faces first test

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Terminally-ill patients would gain access to experimental medication under a proposal heard by the House Public Health Committee on Monday. The measure, authored by state Rep. Wes Culver, R-Goshen, would allow terminally-ill individuals to use drugs which have not yet reached the final stage of approval by the Food […]