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Attorney General Rokita: Indiana University’s COVID-19 vaccine policy runs afoul of state law

Attorney General Todd Rokita issued an official public opinion concerning the legality of COVID-19 vaccination policies recently announced by Indiana and Purdue Universities. “This session, members of the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation to codify in law a prohibition on COVID-19 vaccine passports, preventing public institutions from mandating proof of …

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April Indiana Employment Report

INDIANAPOLIS (May 21, 2021) – Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.9 percent for April, and the national rate is 6.1 percent. The monthly unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people seeking employment within the prior four weeks as a percentage of the …

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Attorney General Todd Rokita: Biden administration shouldn’t impose critical race theory into American history and civics curriculum

Attorney General Todd Rokita is leading a multistate coalition of 20 attorneys general in urging the Biden administration to reconsider educational proposals aimed at imposing the teaching of critical race theory (CRT), the 1619 Project, and other similar curriculum into America’s classrooms. Such goals are woven into a proposed new …

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Missing kayakers found in Wayne County

Indiana Conservation Officers located a group of kayakers on the Whitewater River in Wayne County that had been reported missing early this morning.  The three kayakers, one of which was eight months pregnant, were reported missing by family members at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning.  At 5:30 a.m., Indiana Conservation …

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