Here’s some news from across the State of Indiana that you can use.

The Indiana House voted to approve its version of the budget by a 65-30 vote on Monday. Every Democrat present and two Republicans voted against the measure.   (Indy Star)

Indiana is moving one step closer to passing a Lawful Carry gun bill. House Bill 1369 would allow any person who is able to lawfully carry and possess a firearm to do so without a government issued permit or license.  (WTHR)

Ten years ago, Indiana House Democrats walked out of the Statehouse and headed to Illinois in the middle of session, halting all legislative business for more than a month  (WFYI)

The U.S. Department of Education on Monday said in a letter that it will require schools to administer standardized tests this year as long as it’s safe during the coronavirus pandemic.  (WISH-TV)


Sixteen Indiana hospitals, including six in the Indianapolis area, will be docked millions of dollars by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for high rates of infection or patient injuries.  (IBJ)

The Indiana Department of Health announced Tuesday that 824 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing, bringing to 656,358 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard.   (Journal Gazette)

Indianapolis parks and facilities like the juvenile center at Keystone and 25th St., will get upgrades, replacements and updates as part of a new economic program called “Circle City Forward”, that was announced Monday by Mayor Joe Hogsett. The price is about $190 million.  (WIBC)

Chesterton town officials are mum on the details behind the interim police chief’s sudden resignation.   (Times of Northwest Indiana)