Indiana

Caterpillar plans layoffs at Lafayette, IN plant

Apr 3, 2015

Caterpillar is planning to layoff 50 full-time and 200 agency workers at its facility in Lafayette, Indiana.  That’s according to a report from WLFI in Lafayette.  Caterpillar is quoted as saying the moves come from a decrease in orders for engines.  

Rauner criticizes Indiana law

Apr 1, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says the state’s anti-discrimination laws strike the right balance.  That comes as Indiana lawmakers are reportedly trying to ease concerns that a new law would allow discrimination against gays and lesbians.  

Indiana Governor wants a fix to new law

Mar 31, 2015
Peoria Public Radio

Indiana Governor Mike Pence wants legislators to fix a controversial law by the end of the week. That comes as pressure continues to mount for an economic boycott of the state. 

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked Indiana businesses to consider moving to Chicago after Indiana's governor signed legislation that's been criticized over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Indiana Governor signs controversial new law

Mar 26, 2015
Peoria Public Radio

Indiana’s governor has signed into law a bill that some say will discriminate against gay people. 

Indiana’s governor supports Illiana Tollway

Dec 16, 2014

The proposed Illiana Tollway has its critics but Indiana’s governor is not one of them.  It’s been called a “boondoggle” by some who see spending more than a billion dollars on the Illiana Tollway as a waste of money. 

Bradley University is partnering with Indiana University for its pre-law students. The ‘Bradley Law Scholar’ program will nominate two pre-law students each year for acceptance at Indiana University’s Robert McKinney School of Law. 

Indiana must recognize first same-sex marriage

Jul 1, 2014

A federal appeals court has ruled that the State of Indiana must recognize the marriage of the state’s first same-sex couple. 

Ruling halts same sex marriage in Indiana

Jun 30, 2014

Same-sex couples who rushed to get married last week in Indiana are now in legal limbo. 

Indiana overturns ban on same-sex marriage

Jun 25, 2014

Same-sex couples in Indiana are rushing to exchange vows following Wednesday’s historic ruling overturning the state's ban.  

Health officials hopeful on US case of MERS

May 5, 2014

Federal and state officials in Indiana are hopeful a deadly virus from the Middle East has been contained.

Indiana board votes for new highway near Chicago

Dec 12, 2013

 

  The Chicago area could be getting another highway in a few years.  A major vote to see that happen occurred Thursday in Indiana.  

Illinois Department of Transportation

A legal challenge could stall a much touted proposed expressway for Chicago’s southern suburbs. IPR'S Michael Puente reports.

Illinois and Indiana have partnered to build the Illiana Expressway. The east-west corridor is expected to one day connect I-55 in Will County to I-65 in Lake County, Indiana. The goal is to relieve congestion on existing roadways and create jobs. But a federal lawsuit filed yesterday claims the project will destroy natural areas.