Indiana

Business
4:34 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Caterpillar plans layoffs at Lafayette, IN plant

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.  

State News
5:49 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

Rauner criticizes Indiana law

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.  

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State News
4:17 pm
Tue March 31, 2015

Indiana Governor wants a fix to new law

Indiana Governor Pence
Credit 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. 

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State News
12:04 pm
Mon March 30, 2015

Religious act has Chicago mayor wooing Indiana businesses

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.

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State News
3:51 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Indiana Governor signs controversial new law

Indiana Governor Mike Pence
Credit Peoria Public Radio

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

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State News
6:02 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Indiana’s governor supports Illiana Tollway

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. 

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Education
7:01 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Bradley University partners for ‘Law Scholar’ program

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. 

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State News
6:03 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Indiana must recognize first same-sex marriage

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

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State News
5:50 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Ruling halts same sex marriage in Indiana

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

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State News
8:24 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Indiana overturns ban on same-sex marriage

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

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