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Indiana to challenge three Biden vaccine mandates in court

Nov. 04, 2021 16:39 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will challenge the Biden administration’s latest workplace vaccine mandates in three separate lawsuits in the coming week, the state's attorney general announced Thursday. Attorney General Todd Rokita said Indiana plans to file its first...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Nov. 02, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

KPC News. Oct. 31, 2021. Editorial: Free speech and public safety Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has spent much time the past three weeks claiming that President Biden’s administration is threatening Hoosiers’ First Amendment rights when it...

Both sides ask Indiana high court to decide on emergency law

Nov. 02, 2021 12:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general continues to criticize Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb for trying to block a new law that gives state legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies, even while agreeing that the state Supreme Court should take up the...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Oct. 26, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

South Bend Tribune. Oct. 22, 2021. Editorial: Partisan politics trample public health in St. Joseph County Now we know. After 19 months of watching the politicization of science and public health, we see what — and who — some...

Indiana's governor asks court to review emergency law ruling

Oct. 23, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor is asking the state's high court to review a judge's ruling that upheld a new law giving legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies. Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb said Friday in a statement that he has...

Indiana GOP push against vaccine mandate faces hurdles

Oct. 20, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some conservative Indiana lawmakers wanting to stymie President Joe Biden’s planned COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers are facing skepticism from their own Republican leaders and the state’s largest business group. While Biden has...

Editorial Roundup: Indiana

Oct. 19, 2021 14:01 PM EDT

Terre Haute Tribune-Star. Oct. 14, 2021. Editorial: Rokita discovers new way to stir the pot Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita isn’t shy about stirring the stew of America’s boiling culture war. This week, he dragged the...

Court again lets Texas continue banning most abortions

Oct. 14, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas can continue banning most abortions after a federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Biden administration’s latest attempt to stop a novel law that has become the nation’s biggest curb to abortion in nearly 50 years. The decision...

Companies face Indiana lawsuit for routing illegal robocalls

Oct. 14, 2021 18:55 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has sued three companies — including one that operated from a trailer park — on allegations that they helped illegally route hundreds of millions of robocalls to U.S. households seeking to carry out a variety of scams. ...

Indiana governor undecided on appeal of emergency law ruling

Oct. 08, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor said Friday that he will take as much time as he needs to decide whether to continue his court fight against a new law giving state legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies. Republican Gov. Eric...