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Lugar Laid to Rest in Indianapolis

Richard Lugar was brought into the Statehouse Rotunda, for a memorial service and public visitation, today. He was Indiana’s longest serving statesman, and was a U.S. Senator from Indiana for 36 years. Today’s service was attended by Governor Eric Holcomb, First Lady Janet Holcomb, House Speaker Brian Bosma and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, who met the hearse out on the …

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Daily Local News – March 11, 2019

The Monroe County Election Board approved Ellettsville’s request to not hold a primary election, last week; Brown County Parks and Recreation Department Director approved $13,000 logging contract for scenic overlook; Indiana’s beleaguered Attorney General announces the creation of an online sexual assault form; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb visits D.C. after appointment to American Workforce Policy Advisory Board by President Donald …

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Daily Local News – February 14, 2019

Last night, the Bloomington Common Council approved a two and a half million dollar tax break for local bio tech company, Catalent; Bloomington’s City Hall in the historic Showers Building has been certified LEED Gold; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb did not appoint any teachers or school leaders to a commission on teacher pay; A hate crimes bill is scheduled to receive a hearing, …

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Daily Local News – January 7, 2019

Hoosier National Forest staff are among those furloughed by the federal government shutdown; Indiana Republicans supported their party with record-setting contributions, in 2018; Catalent Pharma Solutions in Bloomington is expecting a $100 million expansion; The Monroe County School Corporation is reporting higher-than-average graduation rates, for 2018. FEATURE WFHB Correspondent Michael Glab speaks with Indiana Poet Laureate Adrian Matejka, in an anniversary episode of …

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Daily Local News – December 3, 2018

Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton will seek re-election, in 2019; Consultants from Clarion Associates presented their proposed changes last week for the third and final module of Bloomington’s Unified Development Ordinance; The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse’s latest report card says the state is doing better when it comes to opioid abuse; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb directed flags across the …

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2019 Legislative Priorities Include Hate Crimes, Medical Marijuana, Education

Midterm elections earlier this month left Democrats in the state with just 10 of 50 seats in the State Senate. Democrats control 33 seats in the 100 member State House of Representatives, leaving Republicans with another super-majority in Indiana, until 2020. Despite their super-majority, Senate Democrat Mark Stoops said Republicans will need to reach across the aisle to advance at …

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Trump Condemns Pittsburgh Gunman at Indianapolis FFA Convention

President Donald Trump was in Indianapolis over the weekend. Trump was speaking to the annual Future Farmer’s of America convention. The nonpartisan organization provides technical and agricultural training for an estimated 600,000 members across the country. The president used the opportunity to condemn a gunman’s attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue earlier on Saturday, which killed 11 people. Indiana Governor Eric …

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Superintendent McCormick Will Not Seek Re-Election

Indiana’s highest ranking education official will not seek re-election. Superintendent Jennifer McCormick announced she will not run in 2020, today. McCormick, a Republican, is in her first term as superintendent, after ousting Democratic predecessor Glenda Ritz, in 2016. McCormick has at times been at odds with Republican leaders when it comes to education policy. That includes her support for increased …

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Greene Co. Defense Contractor Gets Tax Breaks

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb announced a defense contractor will receive $1.9 million in tax credits and grants, to move to Greene County. Holcomb, joined by Greene County officials, and executives from Integrity Defense Services, announced the contractor will move to eastern Green County, on Friday. Holcomb’s office said that move is projected to create 160 jobs, over the next four …

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Daily Local News – September 17, 2018

Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly weighed in on the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh; Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s proposed one billion dollar infrastructure plan did not seek input from the state’s legislature; Second Lady Karen Pence will be in Indiana tomorrow; The Second Annual South Central Indiana Opioid Summit begins tomorrow; Electric scooters have popped up at bike racks across Bloomington; The …

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