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Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

Indiana Supreme Court strikes down Evansville smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban Tuesday, potentially setting up a challenge to the state law that bans smoking in most indoor places.

February 11, 2014 6:30 pm Related

Senate approves smoking ban; bill headed to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is on the verge of banning smoking in most indoor public spaces after the Senate voted 28-22 Friday to send a House-approved smoking ban to the governor.

March 09, 2012 2:45 pm

House approves revised smoking ban; Senate vote set Friday

INDIANAPOLIS | The state Senate will decide Friday whether Indiana will ban smoking in most public places, after the House voted 60-33 Thursday night for a compromise smoking ban proposal that includes an exemption for bars and taverns.

March 08, 2012 5:45 pm

Tavern smoking exemption still smolders

INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers remain divided on whether a proposed statewide indoor smoking ban should exempt bars and taverns.

March 08, 2012 12:00 am

Work begins on smoking ban compromise

INDIANAPOLIS | The four state lawmakers charged with devising a compromise smoking ban met briefly in public Monday, then retreated behind closed doors to start hammering out a deal.

March 05, 2012 9:15 pm
Brown faces uphill battle to remove exemptions from smoking ban

Brown faces uphill battle to remove exemptions from smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, watched last week as his dream of a statewide indoor smoking ban transformed into a nightmare, as exemption after exemption was added to his proposal to improve Hoosier health.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Governor wants exemptions removed from proposed smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels wants the state Legislature to send him a smoking ban with few exemptions, but he seems willing to sign any smoking ban lawmakers agree to.

March 02, 2012 10:50 am

Senate approves exemption-laden smoking ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Negotiations between the House and Senate over the next eight days will determine whether Indiana enacts a statewide indoor smoking ban and what exemptions it may contain.

March 01, 2012 12:30 pm
Senate exemptions make smoking 'ban' in name only

Senate exemptions make smoking 'ban' in name only

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, stood in the back of the Indiana Senate chamber for three hours Tuesday and watched helplessly as the Republican-controlled chamber shredded his proposed indoor smoking ban.

February 28, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Amendments could spark fight over smoking ban in Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved proposal for a statewide smoking ban looks to be in for a wild ride Tuesday when the Republican-controlled Senate considers up to 28 amendments to the legislation.

February 27, 2012 7:30 pm

Senate panel expected to approve smoking ban Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is likely just days away from getting something he's sought for half a decade — an Indiana Senate vote on an indoor smoking ban.

February 19, 2012 11:00 pm

Ind. House votes to deny welfare payments at strip clubs

INDIANAPOLIS | Recipients of cash assistance welfare benefits may no longer be able to withdraw money from ATMs inside strip clubs.

February 14, 2012 5:45 pm

Ind. House approves smoking ban, again

INDIANAPOLIS | For the sixth time in five years, the Indiana House on Tuesday approved a statewide indoor smoking ban.

January 31, 2012 2:24 pm
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