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Daily Local News – February 8, 2017

IU students organized a demonstration today responding to white nationalist flyers posted on campus; As four-year graduation rates on the main Indiana University continue to climb, regional campuses lag behind; The Chocolate Prom will be held at Rhino’s Youth Center this Saturday, February 11th from 7 to 11 pm; Indiana University’s Center of Excellence for Women in Technology will host its fourth annual …

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Local Legislators Discuss Renewable Energy Bills

About 75 area residents turned up Saturday morning for the League of Women Voters’ annual Legislative Update, held at Bloomington City Hall. Six state legislators were invited, but only three were present for the session: Representatives Matt Pierce and Jeff Ellington, and state Senator Mark Stoops. After updating the public on high profile issues including road funding, a proposed cigarette …

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IU Undergraduate Student Announces Plans for State Legislature Bid

Indiana University student, Drew Ash, has announced he plans to run for State Legislature as an Independent candidate in the November election. That’s according to a report in the Herald-Times. Ash, a junior in the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA), has never campaigned for a political position before. He will be running against Matt Pierce, the …

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Representative Matt Pierce Discusses Some Finer Points of Indiana’s Legislative Process

Last week the League of Women Voters of Bloomington and Monroe County organized a forum intended to shed light on Indiana’s legislative process. The League invited State Representative Matt Pierce, who represents much of Bloomington, to discuss the lesser known factors involved in passing state legislation. At the end of the event, Pierce took questions from the audience. We bring …

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Legislative Update- January 2015

On January — in Bloomington, IN, local lawmakers and representatives sat down to discuss what the year will hold for state and local politics. The event consisted of an hour long period of general discussion with a Q&A period following. Speakers included Matt Ubelhor, Peggy Mayfield, Matt Pierce, Eric Koch, and Mark Stoops. This event was sponsored by the League …

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Local Legislators March 2014

On Saturday March 1st, local legislators gathered for a question and comment session in Bloomington. This event was free and open to the public. Speakers included: Mark Stoops, Eric Cook, Matt Pierce , and Matt Ubelhor. This event was recorded on location at City Hall in Bloomington by Community Access Television Services for Standing Room Only, on WFHB.

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Legislative Update, February 2014

On February 1st, local legislators sat down to summarize recent activities in the statehouse in one of their quarterly legislative updates. Speakers included: Bob Heaton, Peggy Mayfield, Eric Cook, Matt Pierce and Mark Stoops. This event was recorded on location at the Showers Building by Community Access Television Services for Standing Room Only on WFHB.

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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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House Bill 1179 Introduced to Protect Indiana’s Forests

District 61 Representative Matt Pierce has introduced House Bill 1179 with the ambition of protecting Indiana’s forests from commercial logging. Correspondent Lauren Glapa has the report, for today’s WFHB feature exclusive.

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Daily Local News – November 19, 2013

The wind and rain storm that swept through Indiana set records according to the National Weather Service; Bloomington Hospital has announced that it will eliminate 50 positions by the end of the year; The 42nd annual tour of the business outlook panel wound up its final presentation yesterday in Richmond, Indiana; Twenty one Indiana state parks will be closed temporarily …

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