INDIANAPOLIS | Cities and towns across Indiana, including several region communities, are one signature away from losing their ability to vigorously regulate rental properties within their borders.
INDIANAPOLIS | Sixteen Hoosier environmental and social justice organizations called Wednesday for state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, to kill a proposal that could significantly reshape Indiana's environmental laws.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is not impressed with the proposals approved so far by the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly, which reached the midpoint of its 2014 legislative session Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 67-28 Monday to limit the ability of cities and towns to regulate rental properties in their communities.
CHICAGO | To use medical marijuana in Illinois, patients would be fingerprinted, undergo a background check and pay $150 a year to get a special photo ID under proposed regulations unveiled Tuesday.
CALUMET CITY | The City Council may consider in coming weeks ordinances that would penalize parents who don’t discourage their children from wearing sagging pants in public.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to know which state regulations Hoosiers and Indiana companies believe are too onerous and should be deleted.
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FRANKLIN, Ind. | Child-care providers across Indiana are scrambling to find money to pay for broader criminal background checks of employees and educate staff about new rules to improve safety and prevent child abuse ahead of a July 1 deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly's Republican supermajorities hate taxes and government regulation -- except when they don't -- and in two weeks they'll have to decide whether to re-approve a retroactive tax hike they easily passed the first time around.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana has successfully created a low-tax, low-regulation business environment, but its future economic growth hinges on Hoosiers who, more often than not, lack the education and healthy habits needed to move the state forward.
INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Hoosier convenience stores asked a federal judge Tuesday to declare unconstitutional an Indiana law that gives package liquor stores a monopoly over cold beer sales.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are expected to study the structure of Indiana county government this summer with an eye toward establishing a single county executive.
A consortium of 55 Great Lakes conservation groups, including Save the Dunes, filed a federal petition Tuesday calling for an end to new tar sands pipeline construction by Enbridge Energy LP until updated safety measures are in place.
INDIANAPOLIS | Every local government in Indiana is set to lose its authority to regulate most aspects of private-sector employment.
INDIANAPOLIS | A woman seeking a pill-induced abortion may be compelled to undergo only one ultrasound, instead of two, following a change made Monday to pending legislation by the Indiana Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | Seeking to make Indiana more business- and family-friendly, Gov. Mike Pence signed executive orders Monday blocking the creation of new state regulations on businesses and requiring certain agency rules implementing state law include a "family impact statement."
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels on Thursday appointed three Northwest Indiana residents to serve on the state's new 16-member Environmental Rules Board.
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