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Donnelly Pushes Again For Reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly released the following statement in his continued push for the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Donnelly  supports the Keep Kids’ Insurance Dependable and Secure (KIDS) Act of 2017, a bipartisan bill that would reauthorize funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), …

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Donnelly and Cruz Reintroduce Legislation to Help National Guard, Reserves Qualify for Tiered Preference in Hiring for Civil Service Jobs

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would give qualified members of the National Guard and Reserves a tiered preference in hiring for federal civil service jobs. The Military Reserve Jobs Act of 2017 would help promote the hiring of National Guard …

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For the Fourth Time Putnamville Troopers Utilize Aircraft for Speed Enforcement

Dec 7, 2017–Putnamville—This afternoon, troopers from the Putnamville Post again utilized aircraft for their speed enforcement efforts.   Indiana State Police Sergeant Lee Wright, from the ISP Aviation Section, piloted his Cessna 172 Skyhawk to the Putnamville District, and joined forces with Putnamville District officers, Lieutenant Dan Jones, Sergeant Jared …

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New Report Explores Indiana’s Growing Gender Wage Gap

The Indiana Institute for Working Families announces the release of Wages, Wealth, & Poverty: Where Hoosier Women Stand & Ways Our State Can Close the Gaps. The report uses national, state, and county level data on earnings, assets, and poverty rates to shine a light on women’s financial well-being in Indiana. …

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CMV Driver Arrested for Drug Possession

Dec 6, 2017–Putnam County—This morning at 8:00, an Indiana State Police Commercial Enforcement Trooper was patrolling Interstate 70 near the 41 mile marker, when he stopped an eastbound tractor-trailer for a routine commercial vehicle inspection. During further investigation, the trooper located approximately two grams of suspected methamphetamine, three suspected amphetamine …

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Felon with Handguns Passes Trooper and Lands in Jail

Dec 6, 2017–Vermillion County—Last night at 9:10, Indiana State Police Trooper Chuck Murphy (unmarked commission) was patrolling northbound on State Road 63 near County Road 300 South, when he was passed by a northbound 2012 Chevrolet pickup driven by 41-year-old William Sadler of Perry, Florida. The pickup was clocked at …

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