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Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons Host ‘Town Hall For Our Lives’

Members of Bloomington Students Against Assault Weapons are pressing for answers, in a quest for solutions to gun violence. The group led a town hall on Saturday, April 7, to which they extended invitations to state and congressional representatives and candidates. “We know this issue runs deeper and wider than just guns,” Bloomington High School North student Sarah Hannon said, …

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How an Indiana Bill About CBD Oil Became a Bill About Gun Deregulation

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Republicans in the Indiana House of Representatives have turned a bill about medical cannabidiol oil, into a bill deregulating firearm ownership. After the adoption of a similar bill in the Indiana Senate, Rep. William Friend (R-Macy) and other House Republicans changed the bill to do away with restrictions on firearm permitting. Rep. Matt Pierce (D-Bloomington) sits on both bills conference …

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Daily Local News – March 14, 2018

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A new report shows groundwater across the state is being contaminated by unsafe amounts of toxic heavy metals from coal ash; Bloomington will roll out 150 ‘smart bikes’ as part of a new bike share program, this Spring; Black Lives Matter is encouraging residents to contact Mayor John Hamilton’s office, and give their opinions about the city’s purchase of an armored …

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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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Daily Local News – March 5, 2018

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Say’s Firefly is now Indiana’s state insect; The ‘short session’ of the Indiana legislature is expected to end next Wednesday; The Indiana Secretary of State’s office is announcing a new method of registering to vote; The Monroe County Election Board is encouraging voters to cast their ballots early for the May 8th primary election. FEATURE: WFHB Correspondent Michael Glab speaks with Amelia Lahn, a …

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Standing Room Only: 2016 Candidate Forums for Districts 61 and 46 in the Indiana House of Representatives

On today’s episode of Standing Room Only, we will be continuing with our 2016 candidate forum series. For the first half of this segment, WFHB’s News Director Joe Crawford will be interviewing candidates for District 61 in the Indiana House of Representatives. Those candidates are Drew Ash and incumbent Matt Pierce. In the second half of the episode, Joe Crawford …

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