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League in the News

Local League activities and issues in the media.

Local League Activities

Media reports on League activities and events

03/14/15 Journal and Courier Letters to the Editor - Attend a public meeting, it is your Sunshine Week right
02/24/15 Journal and Courier Happy 95th anniversary to LWV - Letter to the Editor - Patsy Hoyer
10/23/14 Journal and Courier Candidates give their views at forum
10/22/14 Journal and Courier Letters to the Editor - Another source to compare candidates before election
09/12/14 Journal and Courier Thank you letter for LWVGL at the Naturalization Ceremony
08/15/14 WCLJ TV 42 - LWVIN President Amy Miller on Joy in Our Town

Local League Issues

Media reports of issues related to League positions

03/25/15 Journal and Courier 'Religious Freedom' fallout
03/24/15 Journal and Courier Ind. House approves controversial religious freedom bill
03/23/15 Miami Herald Justices turn away challenge to Wisconsin voter ID law
03/15/15 Journal and Courier Hoosier line gets 30-day extension - Railroad Administration to reconsider its position to end the passenger line
03/07/15 Journal and Courier Amtrak service will end April 1 Federal regulations prompt state to shut rail service to Chicago
03/07/15 Journal and Courier Mayors ask Supreme Court to support gay marriage
02/28/15 Evansville Courier and Press Lawmakers try to tighten abortion restrictions
02/25/15 Waco Tribune Herald-Texas EDITORIAL: Villalba bill on straight-ticket voting great idea, but why just some counties?
02/28/15 Journal and Courier Guest column: Just discrimination dressed as religion
02/28/15 Journal and Courier Citywide bike path planned - Hundreds of paths are being considered for the proposed network
02/22/15 Blog-Sheila Kennedy Civic Health of Indiana
02/10/15 Journal and Courier Board OKs keeping the name Oakland for elementary school
02/10/15 Journal and Courier RUNNING ON FUMES - CityBus asks riders to lobby legislators for funding increase
02/10/15 Journal and Courier LUM's immigrant clinic now open longer - Expanded hours to continue until April 22
02/09/15 Journal and Courier More Hoosiers signing up for health insurance through federal exchange
02/09/15 Journal and Courier Three Purdue students run for WL City Council
02/03/15 Journal and Courier Senate panel revises bill targeting livestock limits
02/03/15 Indianapolis Star Indiana Senate Bill 127 would allow hiring based on religion - Public contractors with religious affiliations could legally discriminate
01/31/15 Journal and Courier Amtrak contract extended again for Hoosier State - State has 2 months to find long-term solution for rail line
01/31/15 Journal and Courier Candidates so far in municipal elections
01/31/15 Journal and Courier Goodwill, IU Health bringing nurse program to Tippecanoe, White counties - Home visits aim to aid low-income mothers, reduce infant mortality
01/31/15 Journal and Courier Race influences infant survival - Black babies are 7 times more likely to die in Tippecanoe, surrounding counties
01/30/15 Bloomington Herald Times Feds forced changes in Pence's HIP 2.0 plan
01/26/15 Journal and Courlier Common Cause Indiana: Take Politicians Out Of Redistricting
01/15/15 Journal and Courier Truitt files bill to fund Amtrak line
01/14/15 Journal and Courier Measure would ban some abortions Procedures based on physical disability or gender would be outlawed
01/12/15 Journal and Courier Revision of abortion law could happen
01/12/15 Journal and Courier RAIL LINE FINDS SOME FRIENDS - West Virginia group throws support behind Hoosier State
01/11/15 Journal and Courier 5 things to know about Pence's budget proposal
01/11/15 Journal and Courier Hogs, land use and local control
01/10/15 Journal and Courier GOP nixes separate charter school, voucher funding - Democrats in legislature wanted specific items listed in state budget
01/09/15 Journal and Courier Ag chair suggests dropping local limits on mega farms
01/09/15 Journal and Courier Diversity Roundtable unveils event lineup - The group hopes to get diverse populations talking to each other
01/09/15 Journal and Courier Pence seeks more for charters - Vouchers also priority in 2-year budget plan
01/09/15 Journal and Courier Rogers Group suing county - Filing targets ordinance that keeps company from digging a quarry
01/08/15 Journal and Courier Bill would abolish death penalty in Indiana
01/08/15 Journal and Courier Lafayette abortion clinic will not close - Judge issues final ruling in Planned Parenthood lawsuit
01/08/15 Journal and Courier State Lawmakers ponder pay changes
01/04/15 Journal and Courier 6 issues to spark battles in Indiana legislature