Tuesday was a pretty busy news day.  Here are some of the items you might have missed.

Governor Mike Pence said Tuesday he will not block a Syrian refugee family from receiving state aid such as food stamps and health care, even as he continues to oppose its relocation to Indiana.  (Indy Star)

Indy Mayor-elect Joe Hogsett is taking a page out of outgoing Mayor Greg Ballard’s playbook when it comes to public safety.   (RTV 6)

Indiana’s tougher new standards for charter schools have helped make the state one of the best in the nation for ensuring quality charter schools, a trade group reports.  (Chalkbeat Indiana)

One of two Muslims in Congress says there is no place for Donald Trump’s rhetoric about Islam, and he says that rhetoric may have led someone to threaten his life.  (WIBC-FM)

A recent survey has revealed that eight out of 10 Hoosier employers have been affected in some way by use and misuse of prescription drugs.  (TheStatehouseFile)