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House panel removes target from gun buyback programs

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate-approved ban on local governments holding gun buyback events was deleted Tuesday from pending gun legislation by a House committee, which also voted to make it easier for adults to bring guns onto school property.

February 25, 2014 12:40 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana’s jobs problem may be local, not state

BRIAN HOWEY: Indiana’s jobs problem may be local, not state

After 16 consecutive months of Indiana's jobless rate above the national average -- it's 8.4 percent now, compared to 7.4 for the U.S. -- the cold reality is that we have a problem with a quarter of a million Hoosiers chronically out of work.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

House OKs hiring unlicensed school superintendents

INDIANAPOLIS | Despite warnings by region lawmakers that nothing good will come of it, the Indiana House voted 58-40 on Tuesday to allow school boards to hire any person they want as superintendent regardless of that person's training or experience in education.

February 05, 2013 5:06 pm Related


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