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GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislators will study environmental rules bill

GUEST COMMENTARY: Legislators will study environmental rules bill

Recently, The Times Editorial Board came out in opposition to House Bill 1143, which is more commonly known as the “no more stringent than” environmental bill. This proposed legislation would prohibit the Indiana Environmental Rules Board from adopting a rule or standard that is more stringe…

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Indiana to continue setting own environmental laws

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved proposal declaring that Indiana environmental laws "may not be more stringent than" federal law did not advance out of a Senate committee Monday, likely killing the measure for the year.

February 24, 2014 12:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Don't tie environmental rules to feds

Passing a law saying Indiana can't enact any environmental laws more stringent than the federal guidelines would be a mistake.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

Senate panel to hear plan letting feds set Indiana environment law

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate Environmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing at 8 a.m. region time Feb. 24 on a proposal to replace Indiana's environmental laws with federal law.

February 13, 2014 5:50 pm

Charbonneau mulling 'huge policy shift' on environment law

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved proposal mandating that Indiana environmental requirements "may not be more stringent" than federal law faces an uncertain future in the Senate, where it has died numerous times in years past.

February 11, 2014 7:45 pm

House sets July 1 start for Hoosiers to pay online sales tax

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House overwhelmingly approved legislation Monday requiring all online merchants, including web giant, to begin collecting the state's 7 percent sales tax on purchases made by Hoosier customers starting July 1.

February 04, 2013 7:45 pm Related


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