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Study committee green lights mass transitnew

A legislative panel on Thursday endorsed a mass transit funding plan that could mean a tax increase for residents and businesses and require approval from local officials and voters.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  11-24-2013  |  Politics

Indiana loses million in tobacco paymentsnew

The state is set to lose $63 million in tobacco payments next year after an arbitration panel determined it failed to enforce a provision of the master settlement with tobacco companies.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  10-17-2013  |  Politics

Indiana Right-to-Work Law Ruled Unconstitutionalnew

A Lake County judge has ruled Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional, saying it requires unions to perform services for which they can't be compensated.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  09-10-2013  |  Politics

Indiana Gov. Says Federal Media Shield Law is Needednew

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is in favor of giving the press a shield against government.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  05-24-2013  |  Media

Pence tightens regs on abortion drugnew

Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law Wednesday that will put stricter regulations on clinics administering abortion-inducing drugs including RU-486.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  05-02-2013  |  The War on Women

Risky to talk religion on campaign trailnew

What makes the storm most interesting to me is that the position Mourdock expressed about abortion was no surprise: He's been a consistent opponent - even in rape and incest cases.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  10-29-2012  |  Commentary

Indiana candidates talk trucks, marijuana, creationismnew

On the issue of marijuana, Pence called it a "scourge," Gregg is disinclined to decriminalization, but remains open to discuss, while Boneham supports legalization for medical purposes.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  10-29-2012  |  Elections

Analysis: Daniels made the right court picknew

Gov. Mitch Daniels said he appointed Judge Loretta Rush to the Indiana Supreme Court not because she was a woman but because she was the best candidate for the job.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  09-18-2012  |  Commentary

Arizona immigration ruling affects Indiananew

A U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down key parts of an Arizona immigration law means that similar Indiana provisions are unconstitutional.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  06-25-2012  |  Immigration

Mark Massa makes Indiana Supreme Courtnew

Gov. Mitch Daniels has appointed his former chief counsel - Mark Massa - to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court and replace retiring Chief Justice Randall Shepard.
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  03-26-2012  |  Politics

Q&A with Indiana Gov. Mitch Danielsnew

Among Gov. Mitch Daniels' goals for 2012: implement a statewide smoking ban; pass a right-to-work law; and end what he calls "credit creep."
NUVO  |  Lesley Weidenbener  |  01-04-2012  |  Politics

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