Here are a few items making headlines this afternoon across Indiana.

The Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette reported this weekend that John Westercamp’s campaign to beat  Attorney General Curtis Hill at the Republican Party’s state convention next year is struggling to gain traction.  

State Senator Karen Tallian (D–Ogden Dunes) is reporting having raised more than $205,000 in the last quarter in her campaign to be the next Attorney General.

The IBJ is reporting that Franklin College has terminated President Thomas Minar over the weekend after he was arrested in Wisconsin “for use of a computer to facilitate a sex crime, child enticement, and to expose a child to harmful materials/narrations,”

Both the Indiana House and Senate have passed measures to hold schools harmless from ILEARN test results.

The House Insurance Committee on Wednesday will consider State Rep. Ben Smaltz’s (R-Auburn) bill protecting Hoosiers from surprise medical billing.

Noblesville native, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and entrepreneur Scott Baldwin officially announced today he is running in the Republican primary for State Senate representing District 20.   That is the seat is currently held by Victoria Spartz, who announced last week she was suspending her re-election campaign to explore the possibility of running for the 5th Congressional District.

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus will unveil its 2020 agenda tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

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