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General Assembly Convenes Today

Publication Date: 1/5/2010
  • Author:Dan Carden
  • Publication:Northwest Indiana Times

The stone hallways and ornate chambers of the Indiana Statehouse will once again echo with politics and passion as legislators return to Indianapolis today to begin the 10-week 2010 session...

There is also, however, work to be done. Several issues that could affect life, taxes and politics in Northwest Indiana for years to come are poised to dominate discussion and debate during the short session.

They include:

And the rest

Among the more than 100 other proposals already filed are measures to ban texting while driving, permit Sunday alcohol sales, prohibit smoking in public places and require state contractors to hire Indiana workers.