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2:14 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

As legislative session opens, municipal leaders wonder what's in store

Some municipal leaders watched Monday’s opening of the 2013 Indiana General Assembly session with a wary eye – wondering how taxation rules will affect local government and individual Hoosiers alike. 

The new leader of the House Ways and Means Committee Monday didn’t wholly endorse Governor Mike Pence’s plan to lower income taxes Monday.

When asked about the biggest plank in the platform which led Mike Pence to be elected governor – an across-the-board 10% income tax cut – Crawfordsville Representative Tim Brown wavered.

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Politics & Government
2:58 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

Hoosier legislators expect smoother session

House and Senate leaders say they’re looking forward to a less contentious legislative session than the past two years as the General Assembly convenes Monday.

The last two sessions saw sweeping education reforms, Right to Work, abortion bills and immigration measures that created significant conflict between Republicans and Democrats in the legislature. 

Now, the GOP holds a supermajority in both houses. 

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News
1:03 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Proposal calls for more officers in schools

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and State Sen. Pete Miller (R-Avon) announced a proposal to put more police officers in schools.
Credit Brandon Smith / Indiana Public Broadcasting

A new proposal from Attorney General Greg Zoeller and a GOP state senator would help Indiana schools put more police officers in their buildings.

School resource officers are already present in somewhere between a quarter and a third of Hoosier schools. 

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Money
11:01 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Insurance company plans $15 million expansion

A company that provides insurance to churches and other ministries has announced it will expand its headquarters on its 30-acre campus in Fort Wayne.

Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company will invest $15 million to build a 55,000 square foot facility, which it expects to be operational by early 2014.

The company says the move could create up to 102 new jobs in the next four years.

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Midday Matters
1:18 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Health 360- Wednesday December 26, 2012

On today's Health 360 Edition, it's a Season's Greeting for overeating! Dr. Peter Rothman & Sean Bueter discuss the problem, and some healthy solutions w/ Lutheran Hospital's Jennifer Harrison & Todd Jenkins.

Midday Matters
1:18 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

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Midday Matters
1:39 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

Health 360- Wednesday December 19, 2012

On Health 360 we're talking about drug and alcohol addiction--what you need to know if you or a loved one needs help to find treatment. Judi Brunow, a licensed addiction specialist from Park Center, joins us.

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Politics & Government
3:19 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

December revenue forecasts revealed

State revenues are expected to grow at a modest pace in the next few years.  That’s based on new forecasts unveiled Monday.  State lawmakers are still preaching caution as they head into a budget session.

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Midday Matters
1:18 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

ArtCentric- Friday December 14, 2012

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Politics & Government
6:41 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Pence Makes Change at DHS

Governor-elect Mike Pence announced Thursday he will make a leadership change at the state Department of Homeland Security. It’s the first Pence-appointee who comes from outside the Daniels administration.

The Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s new director will be John Hill, replacing current director Joe Wainscott.  Hill was previously the administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as well as a former member of the Indiana State Police.  Pence said he’s grateful for Wainscott’s service but adds bringing in Hill was a unique opportunity.

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