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Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm Related

2 Chicago casino options threaten NWI jobs, tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana casinos, communities and residents stand to lose big if a suburban Illinois state lawmaker wins approval for either of his plans to expand gaming in Chicago.

April 16, 2014 7:15 pm

Senate panel backs Gary economic development studies

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation that may someday boost Gary's economy and create jobs in the Steel City won unanimous approval from a Senate committee Wednesday.

February 13, 2013 7:00 pm

Senate panel OKs new liquor licenses for lakefront restaurants

INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting and other cities bordering Lake Michigan soon may see new restaurants opening along their lakefronts, thanks to legislation approved 9-0 Wednesday by the Senate Public Policy Committee.

January 30, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Senate panel OKs tax cut to help casinos fight out-of-state competition

INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate committee signaled Wednesday that it's ready to help Indiana's gaming industry fight encroaching competition from new casinos in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio. 

January 23, 2013 5:06 pm Related

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Governor OKs one-year shutdown for stores selling fake pot, 'bath salts'

INDIANAPOLIS | Businesses caught selling synthetic marijuana or stimulants known as "bath salts" will be effectively shut down for one year under a new law signed Thursday by Gov. Mitch Daniels that took effect immediately.

March 15, 2012 4:31 pm

EDITORIAL: Indiana Senate should OK smoking ban

This could be, and should be, the year for Indiana to finally adopt a ban on smoking in public places.

February 22, 2012 12:00 am

Senate panel expected to approve smoking ban Wednesday

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is likely just days away from getting something he's sought for half a decade — an Indiana Senate vote on an indoor smoking ban.

February 19, 2012 11:00 pm

Smoking ban dies in Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, vowed to try again next year after an Indiana Senate committee voted 8-1 on Wednesday to reject his proposed statewide indoor smoking ban.

April 11, 2011 11:15 am

Smoking ban dies in Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, vowed to try again next year after an Indiana Senate committee voted 8-1 on Wednesday to reject his proposed statewide indoor smoking ban.

April 06, 2011 6:45 pm

Ind. Senate panel chairman says smoking bill will get vote as is

INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved statewide indoor smoking ban is scheduled for a Senate committee vote Wednesday, but the committee chairman will not allow the legislation to be amended before the vote.

April 04, 2011 6:30 pm
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