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Archive for November, 2008

Revolving Door Bill Seeks to Limit Ex-Legislator Lobbying

Among the bills legislators plan to introduce during the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly is one that would require lawmakers to wait one year between the time they’re in office and becoming a statehouse lobbyist.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Turn Your Turkey Day Green

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is advising people on how they can make their Thanksgiving celebrations more environmentally friendly.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Voter Turnout at All Time High in Indiana

According to information released today by Indiana Secretary of State Todd Rokita, the November election was a recording breaking one in terms of turnout in the state.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Growing Number of Hoosiers Looking for Rx Help

Over a quarter million Hoosiers are now enrolled in programs to get help paying for their prescription drugs.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Purdue One of Top Schools for International Students

Purdue University has the second largest international student population among U.S. public universities.  That’s according to a report released by the Institute of International Education.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

State Unemployment Rate on the Rise

Indiana lost an additional five thousand eight hundred jobs last month, raising the state’s unemployment rate to six point four percent.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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State Will Have To Borrow Unemployment Funds Sooner Than Hoped

The head of Indiana’s Department of Workforce Development says the state now has just forty million dollars left to pay unemployment benefits through the end of the year. With a monthly payout of about sixty six million dollars, that means Indiana will be forced to borrow money, either from the federal government, or other sources, before the end of the year.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.