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Look for more tinkering with hate crimes, stadium bills

You can breathe a sigh of relief now. We’ve made it to the midpoint of the 2019 session without serious evidence of bad faith, bad legislation or bad weather ahead. That portends well for an efficient and effective session benefiting all Hoosiers. Until it doesn’t. Yes, typically something does arise in the final third of […]

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Disruptive Statehouse issues tough to anticipate

The annual legislative parlor game asks what issue will crop up this session and disrupt leadership efforts to efficiently manage the proceedings. Sometimes this is a partisan clash, but more recently—with super-minority Democrats unable to throw the proverbial monkey wrench into the process—this phenomenon has morphed from the partisan to the philosophical or fiscal realm. […]

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Veteran lawmaker takes on fledging technology issue

Last year, you learned about the state’s youngest Democratic and Republican legislators teaming up to form the Indiana Future Caucus. They sought to address future-focused issues affecting young Hoosiers across party lines—the implications of which are becoming clear to their more senior colleagues.  “This new economy affects [us] in so many ways,” Rep. Todd Huston, […]

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