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New law entitles recent vets to in-state college tuition

INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 04, 2013 5:15 pm Related

Plans to improve state child services agency set to become law

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have given the Department of Child Services all the new tools they believe the agency needs to protect Hoosier children from abuse and neglect.

April 29, 2013 7:10 pm Related

Some child abuse reports may get to bypass hotline

INDIANAPOLIS | Child abuse reports by employees of schools, medical facilities, courts or law enforcement could bypass the state's centralized abuse hotline and be referred directly to a local investigator under legislation approved 47-0 by the Indiana Senate Tuesday.

January 29, 2013 5:45 pm Related


DCS reform plans approved by House, Senate committees

DCS reform plans approved by House, Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS | The Department of Child Services would get additional employees and be obligated to investigate more abuse claims under legislation approved Wednesday by Indiana House and Senate committees.

January 23, 2013 1:25 pm Photos




EDITORIAL: DCS needs new direction, new director

Before James Payne took over, the Indiana Department of Child Services was a troubled agency. It remains troubled. It's time for major changes.

April 13, 2012 12:00 am
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