The council’s lone Democratic councilman motioned to include protections for LGBT people in the city’s nondiscrimination policy, but the Republican-heavy body offered no support.
Public health advocates told an Indiana legislative committee there’s no scientific consensus on whether electronic cigarettes pose any health risks even as a growing number of youths are trying them.
A 57-year-old woman from Gary has been missing since Monday night and is believed to be in danger.
Rep. Matt Lehman of Berne was chosen out of a closed-door meeting Tuesday to replace Jud McMillin as House Majority Leader.
A politically connected developer had hoped to refurbish an existing pavilion to bring a restaurant, bar and banquet hall to the state park along Lake Michigan.
The draft legislation would add the phrases “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to Indiana’s existing civil rights act.
The Carmel City Council has passed an ordinance banning discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation, narrowly defeating efforts by social conservatives to defeat the measure in the affluent Indianapolis suburb.
Members of a commission trying to find a solution to Indiana’s teacher shortage met Monday to address the fact Indiana had 21 percent fewer initial teacher license issued during the 2014-2015 school year compared with the previous year.
The number of students dealing with homeless has risen dramatically in Indiana during the last five years. Local school districts have support staff in place to help serve those most in need.
The Indiana Department of Transportation had sought permission to move the western Indiana bridge’s two sections to separate locations on the Salt Creek Trail, a walking trail that will eventually link Brown County State Park to Nashville’s town limits.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and 37 other attorneys general are urging the Senate to pass the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015.
The British company said Monday that its modernization of the plant on the city’s south side will reduce its costs by replacing outdated infrastructure and equipment dating back to World War II.