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Stories with person: Scott Pelath
  • LGBT rights a major issue, but GOP has other priorities 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 11:43 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - The debate over whether to extend civil rights protections to gays and lesbians in Indiana drew throngs of demonstrators to the Statehouse last week, where lawmakers gathered to set the agenda for the coming legislative session.

  • Contract calls for anti-abortion group to line up counseling 
    Updated: Nov-14-15 10:04 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Most of a $3.5 million no-bid contract that Republican Gov. Mike Pence awarded to an anti-abortion nonprofit organization that pushes abstinence as the only method of birth control will be spent providing services to pregnant women who choose not to have an abortion.

  • Democratic leader seeks to outdo Pence on road funding 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 6:05 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - The leader of the minority Democrats in Indiana's State House on Monday ridiculed a $1 billion highway improvement plan Gov. Mike Pence recently proposed, and sought to outdo the Republican governor by calling for even more spending to fix the state's poorly rated roadways in the coming four years.