Stay up-to-date with the latest news out of the Indiana General Assembly. News Editor Rob Burgess heads up our coverage of this year’s and legislation regarding everything from hate crimes and redistricting, to teacher pay and cannabis.
The Tiny House Nation episode featuring Stephanie Barber and her father, Jim Barber, “Going Tiny To Make Things Right,” will premiere at 10 p.m. Wednesday on the A&E network, and will replay at 8 p.m. Thursday on the FYI network. After that, the show will appear on Netflix in the fall.
The Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission filed a disciplinary complaint Tuesday against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill. The Indiana Supreme Court, who will ultimately rule on the complaint, could strip Hill of his law license, which would also mean he could not hold his current position of Attorney General.
On Wednesday, at the historic Elder W. Diggs School, Indianapolis-based Crossroads Education announced it had been awarded $750,000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to expand its Learning Commons model at four Indianapolis schools.
As lawmakers at the Statehouse grapple with Senate Bill 12, the hate crimes bill now before the Indiana House of Representatives, a study released Monday by CRISP at the Indiana University PPI found that in the 45 states with hate crimes laws, these were applied unevenly across groups.
Advocates and community leaders are sending a flurry of letters to legislators in support of the original language of Senate Bill 12, the amended hate crimes bill.
Advocates from across Indiana convened Wednesday at the Statehouse for the first-ever Renewable Energy Day.
Several entities representing Indiana’s core criminal justice initiatives met with the Senate Courts and Criminal Law Committee Tuesday, where the group assessed the achievements and failures of recent prison reform efforts by the state.
In the latest filing, she claims that the Archdiocese and Roncalli High School “took adverse action against her father, Pat Fitzgerald, in an effort to punish and dissuade her from pursuing her action any further.”
As the much-contested hate crimes bill moves to the Indiana House of Representatives, Democratic leaders from both chambers are calling on Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb to take a more proactive role.
Marion County Health Department released the results of a comprehensive survey of schools, which showed more than 50 percent in violation of EPA lead standards.
A former swim coach at Carmel High School was sentenced Wednesday to 200 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of sexual exploitation of one of his student-athletes.