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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday endorsed plans aimed at helping the state's casinos stave off growing competition, although its fate is uncertain with some legislators worried about the potential loss of $100 million...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The penalties for marijuana possession and dealing will be tougher than first proposed in a major overhaul of Indiana's criminal sentencing laws under changes approved Thursday by a state Senate committee. The move to...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators are expected to begin action on a measure aimed at improving the level of protection at the state's schools. An initial proposal introduced last month after the deadly Connecticut school shooting called...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator sued the NCAA on Friday over its use of the $60 million fine that Penn State is paying for its handling of the child molestation scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Senate's lead budget writer says the state needs to save more money before it begins sending taxpayers automatic refund checks. The automatic refund is triggered when the state socks away an amount equal to at...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state Senate committee on Thursday endorsed increasing to $11 million the amount of state money being directed to victims of last summer's deadly Indiana State Fair stage collapse. The plan approved by the Senate...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A high school tennis player who was crippled in last summer's deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair testified Thursday as legislators considered whether to double the amount the state is paying for victims. The...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A top Indiana lawmaker is floating the idea of using an online sales tax to help replace revenue that would be lost if a proposal to eliminate the state's inheritance tax becomes law. The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate committee is advancing a plan to put more money into state savings accounts before automatic tax refunds go out to taxpayers. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted Thursday to rework the state's automatic...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers could provide an additional $4 million for victims of last summer's stage collapse at the state fair. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jeff Espich, R-Uniondale, said Monday he plans to introduce...
Bills proposing new taxes on oil and soda in California were shelved for the year by a state Senate panel on Thursday, but the measures' authors say they plan to pursue approval of them in January. The Senate Appropriations Committee also kept a hold on...
Tags: Ben Hueso, Norma J. Torres, Politics
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Appropriations Committee of the House of Representatives made clear on Tuesday that automatic spending cuts will be a recurring nightmare for Washington as it passed a measure to sharply reduce funding for government agencies...
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