Tag: Legislature

Ex-medical manager wins $3.6M in whistleblower settlement

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INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis-based medical supply company‚Äôs former manager has won $3.6 million in a settlement of her whistleblower lawsuit accusing that company and...

Residents gather in South Dakota to lament loss of pipeline

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PHILIP, S.D. — Residents and business owners upset by the loss of the Keystone XL pipeline gathered in southwestern South Dakota on Monday and...

Ending Indiana gun permits could cost police $3.5 million

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana legislators would face coming up with $3.5 million a year for local police agencies if they repeal the state law requiring...

Ban on local housing rules pushed by Indiana homebuilder

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INDIANAPOLIS — A proposed ban on Indiana cities and counties adopting local housing design standards is being pushed by a state lawmaker who owns...

Syrian who fled to Germany 5 years ago runs for parliament

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BERLIN — Five years ago, Tareq Alaows crossed the Mediterranean in a flimsy rubber dinghy and trekked north through the Balkans toward Germany, fleeing...

Arkansas Senate panel advances near-total ban on abortions

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas Senate panel advanced legislation Wednesday aimed at forcing the U.S. Supreme Court to revisit Roe v. Wade by...

Czechs re-declare state of emergency to keep restrictions

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PRAGUE — The Czech government on Sunday re-declared a state of emergency for next two weeks to tackle the coronavirus pandemic in one of...

Poland’s abortion ruling focus of debate in EU parliament

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WARSAW, Poland — Most European Parliament lawmakers on Tuesday lashed out at Poland's near-total abortion ban Tuesday, with several lawmakers arguing it was a...

Bill takes aim at ICE detention centers in Maryland

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland lawmakers heavily debated a bill concerning ICE detention centers on Wednesday, including testimony from a previous detainee who spoke about...

Deer native to India starve to death amid drought in Hawaii

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HONOLULU — Axis deer, a species native to India presented as a gift from Hong Kong to the king of Hawaii in 1868, have...