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State Dems Worry Over DCS

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Indiana House Democrats say they’re worried about state of the Department of Child Services. House Democratic Leader Terry Goodin from Austin, Indiana issued a statement today in the wake of the first progress report evaluating DCS, issued by The Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group. DCS’ evaluation by The Child Welfare Policy and Practice Group comes after the resignation of …

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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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MCCSC Condemns State Takeover Attempt of Gary, Muncie

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The Monroe County Community School Corporation school board submitted a letter to Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s office— as well as to the state legislature— last week, condemning a law that would allow the state to take over Muncie and Gary community school corporations. The letter, which was signed by all of the MCCSC board members, states, “[The MCCSC board of …

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Daily Local News – January 17, 2018

The Indiana legislature is considering two bills that would revise payday lending rules in the state; The Monroe County Plan Commission is changing a zoning ordinance to make proposed trash facilities a conditional use, instead of a permitted use; After resigning from the Indiana Department of Child Services, Mary Beth Bonaventura will be joining the office of Attorney General Curtis …

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Daily Local News – January 9, 2014

The Indiana Legislature made steps today to progress a marriage amendment that would change the Indiana Constitution to state that only heterosexual couples have marriage rights in Indiana; A statewide rule requiring the drug testing of certain medical patients is at the center of a class action lawsuit filed yesterday; Motorists on State Road 37 will soon begin to see …

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