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Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm

Tallian urging Legislature to 'just say yes' on Medicaid expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is continuing her efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Indiana, even though Republican Gov. Mike Pence and the Republican-controlled Legislature take pride in resisting the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

January 12, 2014 8:53 pm

Quinn fly-around promotes veterans lottery ticket

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Rock Island's Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1303 was $100 better after an appearance by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Monday in Milan.

November 12, 2013 12:00 am
Korea was war in all but name

Korea was war in all but name

The Korean War was unlike any the United States had fought before, in part because it technically wasn't a war.

August 17, 2013 8:00 pm Video Photos

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Three from region honored by state's American Legion

INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond Boy Scout, Cedar Lake school principal and a state representative from Portage were honored this month by the Indiana Department of the American Legion.

July 20, 2013 6:30 pm

Plan for unlicensed school chiefs heads to governor

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 55-40 Monday to allow school corporations to hire any person as superintendent so long as he or she has a master's degree in any subject.

April 22, 2013 4:06 pm Related

Munster lawmaker: Restore tuition benefit for vets' kids

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, will continue fighting for legislation awarding free college tuition to the children of all disabled veterans, despite a warning by a top House Republican that her proposal is too costly.

March 21, 2013 7:15 pm Related

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Funding fight endangers Lake County veterans court

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are seeking a different funding source for a proposed Lake County veterans court after a plan to pay for the program with drug use prevention funds was met by spirited opposition in an Indiana Senate committee Wednesday.

March 06, 2013 8:58 pm
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