INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Final lawmaker negotiations are set to begin on a bill that would allocate $200 million for Indiana transportation projects. Republican Governor Mike Pence requested twice that amount to be released this year. State senators slashed the proposal because of budget concerns. The money would come from a savings fund created last year.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Day care providers would face greater regulations if they choose to take taxpayer money under a bill being considered by Indiana lawmakers. The current proposal would require all child care operations that receive taxpayer money to create nutritional and safety standards. The bill also would set limits on the number of children each caretaker could oversee at one time.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - State police say investigators have arrested five people for roles in a western Indiana methamphetamine distribution ring. Police say a Terre Haute man obtained eights pounds of crystal meth a month from sources in Atlanta that was then distributed to dealers in Vigo County. State police say the group had distributed at least 50 pounds of meth over the past eight months.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A former National Science Foundation director is scheduled to speak next week at the University of Notre Dame. Rita Colwell's visit is part of the school's year-long series of events focusing on women in leadership. Rita Colwell is a professor at the University of Maryland and at Johns Hopkins University and has been recognized for her work preventing the spread of cholera.
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