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Eco Report- April 5th, 2018

In this week’s episode of Eco Report, WFHB’s David Lyman and Julianna Dailey reports on Urban Land Institute touring the grounds of IU Health Bloomington Hospital, Bloomington’s Buskirk Chumley presenting different designs for the ninth annual Trashion Refashion and the federal government’s spending bill that includes riders allowing the trapping and hunting of wolves around the Great Lakes. Also in this week’s news President …

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Rep. Pierce Proposes Voluntary Euthanasia Bill

State Representative Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) is filing legislation that would provide Indiana with a “death with dignity law.” Pierce says his proposal, which was announced today, would enable individuals with terminal illnesses to request voluntary euthanasia. According to a press release from Rep. Pierce’s office, House Bill 1157 would allow an adult diagnosed with a terminal disease that will end …

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“Civil Immunity” Law Could Help Provide Free Health Care, But at a Cost

The goal of House Bill 1145, according to its authors, is pretty straightforward: to get free health care to residents who need it, to make it easier for doctors to show up at places like food banks and volunteer their time. On its face, the strategy legislators want to use seems pretty simple: they want to eliminate the possibility a …

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Legislation Introduced to Prevent Demolition of Six Historic Houses on IU Campus

A local state legislator has introduced a bill that would prevent Indiana University from demolishing six historic houses to make room for a new fraternity house. WFHB Assistant News Director Joe Crawford spoke with Representative Matt Pierce about the measure for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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