Monthly Archives: February 2011

Indiana House Democrats and Republicans continue stalemate

With no movement from either side in the Indiana House, Democrats remain in Illinois and the House remains without a quorum.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — Continuted Stalemate

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Danny Glover joins Statehouse protests

Pro-labor activists continue to rally at the Indiana Statehouse this week.  Today they were joined by actor Danny Glover. Danny Glover on Protests Glover says he expects protests like the ones happening in Indiana and Wisconsin to spread all over … Continue reading

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Muncie ARF flooded in storms

Muncie’s Animal Rescue Fund has sent more than one hundred animals to temporary homes today after the shelter flooded in last night’s storms.  ARF founder Terri Panszi says the low-lying Riggin Road facility took on about five feet of water.  … Continue reading

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Unions protest all week at Indiana Statehouse

Pro-union activists have spent much of the last week at the Indiana Statehouse protesting several pieces of legislation.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports.  A LISTENER NOTE:  There is sensitive language within this story. Smith — Union Protests

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Schools worried about many snow days

With lots of ice and snow closing schools this winter, Hoosier school corporations are wondering how to make up so many snow days.   State law requires Indiana students to complete 180 days of instruction each school year.  The state Department … Continue reading

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State Police Report Several Accidents on Today’s Slick Roads

From the Indiana State Police: This information pertains to the Pendleton District of the Indiana State Police, which includes Delaware, Fayette, Henry, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Union and Wayne counties. Heavy snow has fallen particularly north of SR 32, that combined … Continue reading

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Indiana college students diversify learning

With area mayors travelling to places like China and Turkey to attract new businesses, Indiana is learning to compete in the global marketplace.  As the next generation of leaders, Indiana college students are also being urged to learn about diverse … Continue reading

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Indiana House adjourns for the week

The Indiana House of Representatives will not have a floor session again until at least Monday… because House Democrats say they wouldn’t return Thursday or Friday.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brandon Smith reports. Smith — House Adjourns

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House Democrats interview: Terri Austin

As many Indiana House Democrats caucus in Urbana, Illinois, three remain on the House floor in Indianapolis.  One is Terri Austin of Anderson.  Democratic House Minority Leader Patrick Bauer says the Democrats want eleven bills removed from the House agenda.  … Continue reading

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House Democrats missing: Day 2

It is the second full day of recess for the Indiana House of Representatives… and House Democrats now say they will not return to the Statehouse on Wednesday.  Without the Democrats, the House cannot reach a quorum and conduct any … Continue reading

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