The U.S. Senate voted 60-31 Monday night to confirm Judge Doris L. Pryor to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals following her May 25 nomination by Democratic President Joe Biden.
"Even though the $2 billion was not won here in Indiana, it does have a great impact on our players and our retailers," said Chuck Taylor of the Hoosier Lottery.
(The Center Square) — Indiana will receive payment of $15.7 million from e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. to settle allegations Juul engaged in deceptive marketing practices targeting minors. It has been unlawful to sell tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to persons under the age of 21 in the United States since 2019.
House Speaker Todd Huston, R-Fishers, recently promoted state Rep. Mike Aylesworth, R-Hebron, to chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development.
State Rep. Earl Harris Jr., D-East Chicago, recently was elected chairman for the National Black Caucus of State Legislators Region VIII.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is postponing the start date for REAL ID enforcement to May 7, 2025, instead of May 3, 2023.
(The Center Square) — Four Hoosier organizations have received a total of $414,000 in federal grants for the advancement of specialty crops in Indiana, the state Dept. of Agriculture announced Monday.
The near-total abortion ban likely will remain unenforceable for the near future after a judge found the statute runs afoul of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
"Reasonable suspicion is not an absolute necessity for a dog sniff of a hotel room door. Instead, the degree of suspicion is just one factor to be considered," said Judge Nancy Vaidik.
Fellows are considered full-time state employees. They earn an annual salary of $33,748, plus full benefits, for their service during the July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024, program year.
Data compiled by the Indiana Election Division show voter turnout at the Nov. 8 election was 41% of the 4.77 million adults registered to vote in the state.
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Public employee pension systems are some of the largest financial liabilities on state government balance sheets. The 50 states have over $4.5 trillion in cumulative pension liabilities combined, roughly double the amount all 50 states spent in fiscal 2020. For years, state pension systems were woefully underfunded in much of the country, but according to […]