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Hollingsworth Among Republicans Who Voted To Repeal Health Care Law

Seven of Indiana’s nine congresspeople voted this afternoon to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act. Ultimately the House of Representatives voted 217 to 213 to make major changes. The precise cost and impact of the bill is unclear because the House passed it before the Congressional Budget Office could review it. A previous version of the bill was expected …

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Senate Bill 309 Signed Into Law

Governor Eric Holcomb signed a bill today that is expected to take a long-term toll on Indiana’s solar energy industry. Senate Bill 309 was opposed by environmental groups because it reduces the financial incentives for households that generate their own solar power. The bill cuts the price at which customers can sell their excess power back to the grid. The …

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Monroe Co. Commissioners Hold First Meeting Since Annexation Decision

Monroe County Commissioners are thanking employees and officials who did work in recent months related to the proposed annexation of nearly 10,000 acres of County property into the city of Bloomington. The Commissioners meeting on Friday came just less than a week after state legislators effectively barred the city from annexing property for the next five years. Many County officials …

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Local Groups Demonstrate to Coincide with International Migrant Strike

Local groups are organizing a rally and march this evening in Bloomington in solidarity with an international migrant strike. The main rally begins at 6:30 on the Courthouse square. It has been advertised as a call for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for all immigrants in the United States. The event is in solidarity with the organization, Movimiento Cosecha, which …

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo, entrevista a Pilar Gonzalez de Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo, interviews Pilar Gonzalez from Pili’s Taco Party.

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Hola Bloomington – April 28, 2017

Locutora Stephanie Huezo entrevista a Pilar Gonzales sobre su camion de comida mexicana, Pili’s Taco Party. Host Stephanie Huezo interviews Pilar Gonzalez about her Mexican food truck, Pili’s Taco Party.

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Charter for Seven Oaks Classical School Challenged by Lawsuit

A group of public education advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court today seeking to revoke the charter of Seven Oaks Classical School in Ellettsville. The suit was filed by the local chapter of the Indiana Coalition for Public Education, which is chaired by Monroe County Community School Board member Cathy Fuentes-Rohwer. The coalition is challenging the constitutionality of the …

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Bloomington Annexation Halted by Last-Minute Legislative Maneuver

Special interests, including the Cook Group, played a significant role in a surprise reversal of the city of Bloomington’s annexation plans. That’s according to officials at City Hall and the Statehouse today. A last-minute effort to kill the controversial annexation succeeded on Friday night, as state lawmakers approved a budget bill with language that makes it illegal for the city …

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Hola Bloomington – April 21, 2017

Entrevista con nuestra invitada especial, Mariana Torres Sojo. La jefa del Departamento de Proteccion del Consulado de Mexico en Indianapolis. Interview with our special guest, Mariana Torres-Sojo. Director of Protection Department of the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis.

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City of Bloomington Moves Forward on Renovating Dimension Mill

The City is making progress on renovating the old Dimension Mill on West 11th Street. The old mill is within the Certified Tech Park. In last night’s meeting of the Bloomington Redevelopment Commission, the city’s Economic and Sustainability Director, Alex Crowely, said he’d like to move from design approval to financial approval in the next two months. “The Dimension Mill …

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