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July 17 2024

PNS Story: High childcare costs hinder women’s workforce participation in Indiana

This story was originally published by Public News Service. By Joe Ulery, producer Public News Service July 17, 2024 A new study from Ball State University’s Center for Business and Economic Research revealed how child care availability and costs affect women’s workfo “...”

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July 17 2024

ICC story: Indiana’s U.S. Rep. Jim Banks bashes Biden — and boosts Trump — during RNC speech

This story was originally published by the Indiana Capital Chronicle. By Casey Smith Indiana Capital Chronicle July 16, 2024 U.S. Rep. Jim Banks railed against President Joe Biden — calling him “an embarrassment” and “the weakest president in history” — during a prime “...”

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July 15 2024

Capital B Gary story: Indiana Housing Crisis Hits Gary as Advocates Urge Governor to Form Commission

This story was originally published by Capital B Gary. By Calvin Davis Capital G Gary July 12, 2024 Clarice Henderson couldn’t shake the feeling that her home was falling apart. “The floors were dead; you would walk into a dip in the floor everywhere, even the bathroom. Every “...”

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July 15 2024

PNS story: New IN law requires five-year tenure reviews of professors

  This story was originally published by Public News Service. By Joe Ulery, producer Public News Service July 15, 2024 With just over a month before Indiana university students return, anew law affecting college professor tenures is in full effect. The law targets public uni “...”

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July 12 2024

NOT BUDGING: Monroe County Sheriff sued by AG Rokita over immigration policy, does not plan to make changes

  By Marilyn Odendahl The Indiana Citizen July 12, 2024 Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office filed a lawsuit Friday seeking to compel the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office to change its policy regarding immigration detainers but the county is indicating it has no p “...”

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July 10 2024

PNS story: Poor People’s Campaign rallies in D.C. ahead of election

This story was originally published by Public News Service By Brett Peveto, producer Public News Service July 10, 2024 With chants of “We are the swing vote,” poor and low-wage workers gathered in Washington, D.C., recently to rally and strategize ahead of the electio “...”

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July 10 2024

ICC story: Rush to seek retention, Indiana chief justice post

This story was originally published by the Indiana Capital Chronicle. By Niki Kelly Indiana Capital Chronicle July 9, 2024 Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush said Tuesday she will seek retention to the bench this fall, and also reappointment as chief justice. She ha “...”

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July 08 2024

Chalkbeat Indiana story: Perry’s school board has just 2 candidates for 4 seats. Here’s what could happen next.

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat Indiana. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. By Aleksandra Appleton Chalkbeat Indiana July 3, 2024 This election, there are more open seats than candidates for Perry Township school board. The only two people runn “...”

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July 08 2024

ICC Story: What is pentobarbital? More questions than answers surround Indiana’s new execution drug

This story was originally published by the Indiana Capital Chronicle By Casey Smith Indiana Capital Chronicle July 5, 2024 After state officials announced last week that Indiana will resume executions for the first time in over a decade, secrecy largely shrouds the new drug, pent “...”

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July 03 2024

Chalkbeat Indiana story: Indiana’s revamped reading law could have big consequences for students from low-income families

This story was originally published by Chalkbeat Indiana. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. By Aleksandra Appleton Chalkbeat Indiana July 2, 2024 To get students to attend summer school, the staff at Global Preparatory Academy in Indianapolis do whatever it ta “...”