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Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

Lake County selected for state's preschool pilot program

INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.

July 22, 2014 11:00 am Related
Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

Indiana governor proposes tax cut for families with children

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to reduce the income taxes paid by families with children as part of his plan to promote marriage and childbearing in Indiana.

December 19, 2013 11:19 pm Related

VU students want tan ban for minors

INDIANAPOLIS | Two Valparaiso University students asked state lawmakers Monday to prohibit Indiana residents younger than 18 from using ultraviolet tanning beds.

September 16, 2013 7:00 pm

New state commission eyes issues facing at-risk youths

INDIANAPOLIS | Leaders of Indiana's executive, judicial and legislative branches met Wednesday to begin finding ways of working together on behalf of the state's most endangered children.

August 21, 2013 7:15 pm

Hillary Clinton to focus on children's, economic issues

CHICAGO | Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday she will focus much of her attention on issues promoting early childhood development, women and children and economic issues as part of the foundation created by her husband, former President Bill Clinton.

June 13, 2013 8:15 pm
Senator hopes children's commission will be nimble, effective

Senator hopes children's commission will be nimble, effective

INDIANAPOLIS | The sponsor of legislation creating a state commission focused on children's issues envisions the panel as a kind of super commission that would absorb most of the 31 existing state children's boards, committees and groups but remain nimble and fast-acting.

February 01, 2013 7:30 pm Related

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Volunteer child advocate program wins federal grant

INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana program that deploys volunteers to advocate in courts on behalf of abused or neglected children will share in a $40,000 federal grant.

December 12, 2012 6:30 pm

2 state Democratic candidates set to speak at 3 region events

INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor and state superintendent will discuss women's, children's and education issues at three Northwest Indiana events this week.

August 07, 2012 4:30 pm
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