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Scooters should have to bear license plates

I'm wondering why scooters don't need license plates. Why do autos need plates if gas-powered scooters don't?

October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Two groups meet new state license plate standards

INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.

July 22, 2014 6:50 pm

Sluggish sales may force end to some group license plates

INDIANAPOLIS | At least 25 of the 92 groups represented on specialty Indiana license plates are set to lose their plates in 2015 if they remain unable to sell at least 500 new or renewal plates each year.

July 30, 2013 6:00 pm Related
PHIL WIELAND: Gay rights in Indiana more than a mammoth task

PHIL WIELAND: Gay rights in Indiana more than a mammoth task

The recent discovery of a mammoth in such good condition that its blood was still in a liquid state raises the question of whether a prehistoric creature will someday be found in such pristine condition it can actually be revived.

July 18, 2013 8:38 pm

Hammond police issue 103 citations in license plate sting

HAMMOND | The Hammond Police Department issued 103 citations at area schools to parents who had not updated their license plates for the academic year, Police Chief Brian Miller said.

June 14, 2013 6:30 pm

Taxpayers may get hit with 'convenience fee' under new pay-to-pay law

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers soon may be forced to pay a "convenience fee" when using a credit or debit card to pay municipal or utility charges under a new law signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

April 30, 2013 12:45 pm Related

Group license plate reforms clear Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate voted 48-0 Tuesday for a Northwest Indiana lawmaker's plan reforming the process for issuing special group license plates.

March 12, 2013 6:30 pm Related


House panel unanimously OKs Soliday license plate proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | It turns out a region lawmaker's proposal to overhaul the process for issuing special group license plates isn't so controversial after all.

February 06, 2013 6:45 pm Related


Veterans shouldn't have to pay premium for license plate

I am proud of my military service, having served from 1967 to 1975 (much of the Vietnam War). My deceased father and godfather served during World War II.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo lawmaker seeks order in state's riot of license plates

INDIANAPOLIS | If Forrest Gump were to survey the backs of Hoosier vehicles he might say an Indiana license plate is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am

Sports team license plates for motorcycles are now on sale

SPRINGFIELD | Motorcycle license plates featuring professional sports teams from Chicago went on sale Friday.

August 25, 2012 12:00 am

If you kid attends school here, buy a license plate

Once again, I write a letter about these people who think they don't have to pay Indiana taxes and license plate fees for our schools that their kids attend.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am

Panel would scuttle specialty plates

INDIANAPOLIS | The diversity of Indiana's license plates may soon end after a House committee on Wednesday voted 8-2 to reorganize the state's specialty license plate program.

February 22, 2012 6:45 pm

Push on to give vets break on license plates

SPRINGFIELD | Veterans groups seek to give retired military personnel a break on Illinois license plate fees.

January 17, 2012 12:00 am
BMV redesigns 'In God We Trust' license plate

BMV redesigns 'In God We Trust' license plate

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's popular "In God We Trust" license plate has been redesigned for 2012.

December 20, 2011 5:00 pm Related
Indiana's new "In God We Trust" license plate

Indiana's new "In God We Trust" license plate

This redesign of the state's popular "In God We Trust" license plate will be available starting in January.

December 20, 2011 10:15 am

Crown Point police should ticket out-of-state plates

Why don't the Crown Point Police give tickets to people living in Crown Point with Illinois license plates? These people live all over Crown Point.

November 20, 2011 12:00 am
Indiana veteran license plates redesigned

Indiana veteran license plates redesigned

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's 491,000 military veterans soon will be able to display their branch of service on their vehicle's license plate.

November 09, 2011 4:30 pm Related
Images of new Indiana veteran license plates

Images of new Indiana veteran license plates

Starting in January, Indiana veterans can select a license plate that features the name and logo of their branch of military service. Veterans can also opt to have a veteran designation added to their driver's license.

November 09, 2011 2:23 pm

Why complain about Indiana's finances while ignoring obvious?

Could somebody tell me why our government and local law enforcement turn their heads to out-of-state plates, yet cry how our state is so broke?

October 05, 2011 12:00 am
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