There were tons of items in the news Tuesday regarding Indiana government and politics. Here’s a summary.
Hoosiers will be able to purchase alcohol on Sundays starting March 4. (Indiana Public Media)
The Indiana House unanimously passed an amended version a bill that would legalize CBD oil with low levels of THC. (RTV 6)
One way Indiana hopes to control the opioid epidemic is with better information about it. (WIBC)
Drug dealers could face more serious felony charges if the product they sell leads to the death of a customer. (The Statehouse File)
An Indiana Senate committee chairman has killed a payday lending bill that critics charge would have allowed predatory lending practices. (Journal Gazette)
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Indiana legislators continued Tuesday to make changes to the state’s convoluted workforce development system, but much work remains to be done this session before agreement comes on a new approach. (IBJ)
Indiana lawmakers moved Tuesday to allow DACA recipients to get professional licenses. (Indy Star)
The Indiana Election Commission’s inability to agree on a plan for consolidating Lake County’s numerous “small” election precincts could end up shifting the task to Republican Secretary of State Connie Lawson. (Times of Northwest Indiana)
Indiana lawmakers don’t have the political will to change how the maps for legislative districts at the state and federal level are drawn, State Sen. Tim Lanane said. (Herald Bulletin)
An Indiana school district is facing a legal challenge to its policy on transgender students’ use of bathrooms. (Courier Press)