Category: Government

Indiana State Police Names New District Commander for Versailles

Indiana State Police District 42 Versailles, Indiana receives it’s new State Police Commander. On Monday, February 20th, ISP Superintendent Douglas Carter announced that Sergeant Paul Adams is being promoted to Lieutenant and serve as the District Commander for the Versailles area. Adams is a 1988 graduate of Seymour High School and then graduated from Indiana…

Indiana Passes Bill that Allows Legal Marijuana Based Medicine

People who have epilepsy could be treated with a marijuana-derived oil under a bill approved by the Indiana House. The bill passed the chamber Tuesday on a 98-0 vote. The state Senate previously approved a similar measure. Indiana’s legislature has long resisted efforts to allow the use of medicine derived from marijuana, but that appears…

Indiana State Rep Explains Why Bill in Honor of Laura Russell was Denied

A story we’ve been following since last fall has finally come to a halt. Laura’s Law, a proposed domestic violence bill, was recently denied a hearing at the Indiana Statehouse. Laura’s law would provide extra judicial safeguards for previous victims of domestic violence. The proposed bill came as a result of Laura Russel being killed…

US 421 to get a New Pipe Lining, Also Cause Delays this Spring

The Indiana Department of Transportation officials met yesterday February 9th in their Seymour District offices with its contractor for a $189,336 small structure project scheduled for this spring on U.S. Highway 421 in Jefferson County. T & T Pipe Renovations is charged with pipe lining at the drainage structure carrying a tributary of Indian-Kentuck Creek…

Pelosi vs Bush Represent Contrasting Views on Immigration

Here’s what Congress is saying about Immigration: Path to Citizenship Congress is considering an immigration reform measure that would offer temporary legal status to undocumented immigrants who apply for it, pass a criminal background check, pay fees and fines of more than $2,000, pay back taxes and learn English. Those eligible immigrants would then be…