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Archive for September, 2009

Lawmakers Tackle Redistricting

A special study committee at the Indiana statehouse has taken up the issue of redistricting in the state. And the process, which happens every ten years after the U.S. Census, will ultimately determine who represents Hoosiers in the General Assembly and in Congress. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Only Two Indiana Counties Got Property Tax Bills Out on Time

Indiana’s Department of Local Government Finance says only two of Indiana’s 92 counties, Owen and Kosciusko, billed residents for their property taxes on time this year. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Indiana Home Sales Down Nearly 12% from Last Year

The Indiana Association of Realtors today released their August market report, one that shows home sales are down nearly twelve percent from last year. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Bennett Squares Off with Higher Ed on Teacher Licensing

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett faced a skeptical crowd of about two hundred education professionals in Indianapolis last night, as he defended his proposals to change how education students, teachers, principals and superintendents enter and maintain their professions. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

View video clips of the event and surrounding discussion here.

State Officials Give Update on Swine Flu Preparations

Indiana health officials say they won’t report outbreaks of H1N1 swine flu on the local level for fear of giving away the identity of people infected in small communities. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Fewer Unemployed People in Indiana

Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased slightly last month according to a report from the state’s Department of Workforce Development. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

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Indiana Governor Weighs in on Health Care Reform

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is weighing in on the national health care debate, with a letter outlining his position to all members of the Indiana congressional delegation. Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.