Photo: Bill Shaw A group of Northern Indiana residents will meet with the Department of Natural Resources to discuss an ongoing disagreement over the condition of six dams. The DNR sent homeowners living in Miami County's Hidden Hills neighborhood violation letters last month saying repairs on the dams needed to start by the end of October.
The Indiana Department of Transportation is in the middle of a comprehensive two-year study to determine its future infrastructure funding needs. But Chamber of Commerce CEO Kevin Brinegar says there are some changes the legislature can make right away that will help move the state in the right direction.
Photo: Brandon Smith/IPBS Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long and House Speaker Brian Bosma both accuse the Obama administration of politicizing the debate over Indiana's proposal to use the state's insurance plan as a vehicle for the Medicaid expansion envisioned by the Affordable Care Act.
Photo: Barbara Harrington Butler University's Clowes Memorial Hall was packed Sunday night, as hundreds of people came together to honor Indianapolis-native Abdul-Rahman Kassig. ISIS released a video last week revealing they'd killed the 26-year-old aid worker. The memorial service was centered around an important aspect of Abdul-Rahman Kassig's life - his faith.
Photo: BMV All 92 counties in Indiana will be affected by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles' excise tax refund, starting in June of next year. A miscalculation occurred within BMV causing some motorists to overpay excise taxes on vehicles registered between 2004 and 2014.
Photo: Barbara Harrington Two Northern Indiana counties have joined together and submitted a bid for the Indiana Toll Road lease. The current operator filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September and is looking for someone else to take over the remainder of the lease.
Photo: White House President Barack Obama's announcement that the federal government will not deport up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants is receiving strong, but mixed reactions from Hoosiers. Using executive power, Obama said he is ordering immigration services not to deport unauthorized immigrants who have lived in the U.S.
Eight Indiana superintendents are among 117 nationwide invited to a White House summit to compare notes on how they've used computers and other devices to make teaching more effective. Yorktown Superintendent Jennifer McCormick says her district is using software in areas from teaching kindergartners to read to advanced-placement chemistry.
Photo: Brandon Smith State Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City, was sworn in Tuesday morning from Afghanistan. Banks is an officer in the Naval Reserve. He received word earlier this year he'd be called up to service from September through April, meaning he'd miss the entire legislative session.
Photo: NYC Department of Education When House Republicans unveiled their legislative agenda last month, increasing public education funding was near the top of the list. During his address at the swearing in ceremony for House members, Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, told lawmakers the GOP will support initiatives to ensure dollars are spent in the classroom.