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Pierce: Republicans Could Pass Anything

After arguments in the Indiana Statehouse ended the legislature’s short session, without accomplishing Governor Eric Holcomb’s priority bills, Holcomb announced a special session of the legislature to convene in May. Representative Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) spoke with WFHB News Director Wes Martin about what voters can expect out of the May session. Pierce says Republicans have a super majority in the …

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What the Indiana Legislature Did (and Didn’t) Accomplish this Session

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This ‘short session’ of the Indiana legislature is expected to close next Wednesday. As WFHB’s Jonah Chester reports, today is the last day for the legislature to hear bills. Indiana State Senator Mark Stoops and Representative Matt Pierce updated members of Bloomington’s League of Women Voters on Saturday.

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Eco Report – February 22nd, 2018

In this week’s run-down of ecological news Eco Report’s Linda and Glenn Lightner report on the bill called the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act, the relocation of the non-profit Uplands PEAK Sanctuary and the push from Environmentalists urging state governors to ban total release foggers, known popularly as bug bombs.  And more is this week’s episode of Eco Report. This week’s …

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Daily Local News – February 1, 2018

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The Indiana Legislature’s Short Session is set to end on March 15th and this afternoon the legislature struck down a number of bills; Indiana Senate Republicans initiate a last-minute proposal to allow 10 percent of public school districts’ teachers to be unlicensed; Indiana House Democrats say they’re worried about state of the Department of Child Services; The city of Bloomington’s …

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Bloomington Utilities Department Give Up Trying To Collect Nearly $23,000 Bills

The Bloomington Utilities Department is formally giving up on collecting almost $23,000 in overdue bills. Each year the department declares certain bills to be, as it calls them, uncollectable. Yesterday the department’s assistant financial director, Michael Horstman, told the Utilities Service Board that 673  wastewater bills and 691 water bills fit the criteria for the department to officially stop attempting …

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