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  1. Ind. Courts - The dubious doctrine of legislative acquiescenceRead the original story

    32 min ago | Indiana Law Blog

    In any event, the doctrine of legislative acquiescence is, frankly, dubious. Basically it means that if a court interprets legislation in a certain way and the legislature gives no sign one way or the other, courts will assume that the legislature agrees with the court decision.


  2. Ind. Decisions - More on 'Judge rules for Notre Dame in ESPN lawsuit over police records'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Indiana Law Blog

    Following up on this ILB post from April 20th, Jeff Parrott reports today in the South Bend Tribune that: "Debate over Notre Dame police records not over: Debate may shift to legislature." Some quotes from the lengthy story: Could the debate over University of Notre Dame Security Police records, and whether they should be public, eventually shift to the Statehouse? The judge in the case seemed to nudge the issue in that direction.


  3. Congressman introduces resolution to protect LGBT peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    A congressman from Rhode Island is banding with other lawmakers to introduce a resolution seeking to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination under the law as religious objection bills in other states have prompted protests. Rep. David Cicilline , one of the few openly gay members of Congress, said the resolution is a call for comprehensive federal legislation that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.


  4. Clear choices in mayor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    If the Fort Wayne mayoral primary contests seem quiet this year, it's for good reason.


  5. Ex-superintendents see tilted playing fieldRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    News of the General Assembly's actions to approve its two-year budget includes the projection of record appropriations for K-12 education.


  6. Indiana Attorney General speaks out as HIV problem growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    State health officials announced Friday that 142 individuals in Scott and Jackson counties in southern Indiana have tested positive for HIV. That translates to 136 confirmed cases and 6 preliminary cases.


  7. Restoration set for 1880s southern Indiana covered bridgeRead the original story

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    Work is about to start on a project to restore a historic wooden covered bridge in southern Indiana's Jennings County.


  8. IDOT launches month-long infrastructure a listening touraRead the original story

    Yesterday | Morris Daily Herald

    Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks in March at the University of St. Francis's Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center in Joliet.


  9. Buckland & Taylor wins U.S. engineering awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal of Commerce

    Buckland & Taylor, a COWI Company based in North Vancouver won with the American Council of Engineering Companies Honor Award. The distinction for exceptional engineering recognized the work completed on the Milton-Madison Bridge Replacement.


  10. M.M., Appellant-Defendant, v. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | FindLaw

    Laura M. Taylor Indianapolis, IN, Attorney for Appellant. Gregory F. Zoeller, Attorney General of Indiana, Jonathan R. Sichtermann, Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, IN, Attorneys for Appellee.


  11. Indiana 225 closing at railroad in Battle GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal and Courier

    Indiana 225 closing at railroad in Battle Ground The road will close beginning Monday.


  12. Attorney general speaks out as HIV problem growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    State health officials announced Friday that 142 individuals in Scott and Jackson counties in southern Indiana have tested positive for HIV. The governor has authorized a second 30 day exchange in Scott County, and state lawmakers are considering a bill that would permit other counties to operate exchanges with state approval.


  13. Indiana Bills to Repeal Straight-Ticket Device Fail to Pass by the DeadlineRead the original story

    Friday | Ballot Access News

    Both bills to repeal the Indiana straight-ticket device failed to make enough headway by certain legislative deadlines, so the bills won't pass. They were SB 201 and HB 1008. The latter bill had passed the House but did not progress through the State Senate.


  14. Ind. Gov't. - The news is full of Indiana's HIV health care crisisRead the original story

    Friday | Indiana Law Blog

    The Louisville Courier-Journal l has posted in full the long testimony of "Dr. Shane Avery of Scottsburg, Ind., [who] recently testified before the Indiana General Assembly about the HIV outbreak in Southern Indiana and the benefits of a needle exchange." Governing today has a story by Chris Kardish titled "Indiana Up Against Clock and Governor on Needle Exchanges."


  15. Ind. Gov't. - 'Editorial: Dangerous final days at the Statehouse'Read the original story

    Friday | Indiana Law Blog

    Leaders in the Indiana Senate and House were warning late in the week that they expected the usual flurry of action, with last-minute bills popping up, as the legislature skids toward the final day of the session on Wednesday. How many ideas rejected in February and March will re-emerge at the end of April? Hoosiers will have to wait and see.


  16. Question of the dayRead the original story

    Friday | The Capitol Fax Blog

    Smith was sentenced to 5 months. That's right around the time that Raunerhood's 'turnaround budget' plan will be finalized.


  17. Wabash National Hosts 30th Anniversary CelebrationRead the original story

    Friday | Trailer/Body Builders

    Wabash National Corporation held a 30th anniversary celebration on April 17 at its Ehrlich Innovation Center in Lafayette, Indiana. The event was attended by many of the company founders, several members of the company's original startup team, as well as state and local community and business leaders.


  18. Featured ContentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday |

    April 24--Terre Haute Fire Chief Jeff Fisher says that a bill signed by Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday will benefit firefighters around the state, and could bring even more attention to Terre Haute's district training facility. House Enrolled Act 1182 established the Fire and Public Safety Academy Training System to establish basic skills, standardized classroom training and continued training at district centers around the state. 2 comments

  19. Speaker: No Action On "Religious Freedom" Bill This YearRead the original story

    Friday | WPTF-AM Raleigh

    The North Carolina House won't act on a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians, Speaker Tim Moore said Thursday. The announcement by Moore, which has followed some hand-wringing among fellow House Republicans over the measure, could help North Carolina avoid for now the level of negative attention received by Indiana when it passed a similar law last month.


  20. Buckland & Taylor wins Engineering Excellence AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CE News

    Buckland & Taylor, a COWI Company based in North Vancouver, Canada, won an American Council of Engineering Companies Honor Award for its work on the Milton-Madison Bridge Replacement. The project cut expected closing days of the bridge from a full year to only a couple of weeks.