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Legislation on gun regulations appears to be close to its final form as lawmakers heard more than three hours of testimony on the issue Monday.


Schools, Officials Prepare For Student Protests

Mar 12, 2018
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School violence in Florida last month has sparked a wildfire of activism around school safety, and school administrators across the state are working to prepare for student protests planned this month and next.


On March 14, students across the country will join a nationwide school walkout, scheduled for a total of 17 minutes. Each of those minutes represents a victim of the shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month.


Holcomb Requests $5M More For School Safety Funding

Mar 12, 2018

Gov. Eric Holcomb wants lawmakers to deliver an additional $5 million this year for schools to spend on safety upgrades.

  Legislative leaders say no decisions have been made on whether lawmakers will advance gun regulation measures before session ends.


Rokita Declines IDC Debate

Mar 12, 2018

Congressman Todd Rokita won’t participate in a GOP primary debate organized by the nonpartisan Indiana Debate Commission.

The commission announced Friday the televised debate will take place April 30 between Congressman Luke Messer and former state representative Mike Braun.

Rokita, the third person vying to challenge Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly this fall, declined the invitation.

Rokita is the first candidate to skip one of the commission’s debates in its 10-year history.

Domestic Violence Report Details Obstacles For Victims

Mar 12, 2018


In Indiana, 42 percent of women say they have experienced some form of violence from an intimate partner in their lifetime. New data captures some of the challenges of prosecuting domestic violence cases.


The report from the Domestic Violence Network focuses on cases filed in Marion County. Executive director Kelly McBride says the data assessment is valuable.


Rep. Tom Washburne (R-Inglefield) says his chamber wants to minimize labeling and testing requirements for CBD manufacturers. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)Credit Lauren Chapman/IPB NewsEdit | Remove

  State lawmakers are arguing over labeling and testing requirements for cannabidiol, or CBD, manufacturers in the final days of the 2018 session.

Indiana is one of eight states that have an increase of more than 25 percent in overdoses at emergency departments.Credit Photo courtesy of the Centers For Disease Control and PreventionEdit | Remove


New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show Indiana has a significant increase in overdoses cases.


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