Indiana bars needle exchange programs, but Pence authorized a short-term exchange on the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health officials.
Pence: “This bill is not about discrimination, and if I thought it legalized discrimination in any way in Indiana, I would have vetoed it.”
Members of several religious organizations are speaking out against the bill. The main concern is whether this legislation will allow discrimination in the Hoosier state.
Former Indiana Republican Chairman Eric Holcomb has scheduled a Thursday announcement about the 2016 Senate campaign.
A spokesperson for the governor said he will sign the controversial “Religious Freedom” bill in a private ceremony on Thursday.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is preparing to declare a public health emergency in a southern Indiana county where 72 cases of HIV have been confirmed.
The Senate health committee unanimously approved an amendment requiring the commission and health officials to review the bill and report their findings by Jan. 1.
“For too long America has been on the wrong track and we desperately need to reform the way Washington does business if we want future generations to live the American Dream.”
The department says anyone who is contacted by a telephone scammer should collect as much information as possible and report it to the Indiana Attorney General’s Office ID Protection Line at 1-800-382-5516.
The largest convention held in Indianapolis every year, which generates a $49 million dollar economic impact for the city, is threatening to move if the governor signs the controversial religious freedom bill.
NewsChannel 15 got an inside look at just how dangerous the job can be and why the agency is asking you to slow down.
Indianapolis Fire Department Capt. Rita Reith says witnesses told investigators that a southbound van ran a red light and struck an eastbound bus with 20 people aboard.