We’ve started doing a daily e-mail here at Indy Politics where we summarize the big news items from across the state.
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The fight over whether the Superintendent of Public Instruction should be an elected or appointed position is far from over. (Indy Politics)
Students would have more latitude to pray in school under a bill headed for a vote in the House next week. (WIBC-FM)
Legislation that would reduce livestock regulations in Indiana is raising concerns. (Herald Times)
An Indiana House panel on Tuesday approved an amended version of a measure that would require abortion providers to give women considering drug-induced abortions information on stopping the procedure midway through — even though that process is scientifically disputed.(NWI Times)
A bill that proposes a replacement for the standardized test, ISTEP, passed the Indiana House with a vote of 67-31.(The Statehouse File)
A House committee on Monday stripped a tax credit meant to encourage companies to provide more employee training out of a workforce development bill, prompting criticism from a group representing manufacturers.(IBJ)
Two bills that would allow police to take DNA samples from people who are arrested, but not yet convicted, are steadily advancing — but lawmakers have added safeguards for people who may have been falsely accused.(Courier Press)
Second Lady Karen Pence’s advocacy for art therapy is stirring controversy. (Wall Street Journal)
The Indy Chamber calls 2016 “another year of remarkable results” for its entrepreneurship team, including providing nearly $300,000 in microloans and more than 10,000 hours of business coaching, workshops and classes. (Inside Indiana Business)
Evidence is mounting that medical marijuana can alleviate chronic pain in many patients. But some doctors remain wary. (Stateline)
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