Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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A new study says current federal limits for exposure to wireless radiation should be hundreds of times lower for children; Biden calls out governors of Texas and Florida for "bad health policy."

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacts to sexual harassment report; CDC places new limits on evictions until October; and a new study finds Democrats could lose control of US House in 2022 due to Republican gerrymandering.

Indiana

Groups Urge Lawmakers to Protect, Not Restrict, Voting Rights

INDIANAPOLIS -- Voting-rights advocates applaud this week's federal appeals-court decision to prevent Indiana from purging some voters from the rolls …


Indiana Parents Urge More Transparent, Consistent Standardized Testing

INDIANAPOLIS -- Results from Indiana's standardized test, ILEARN, were released this week, and just 28% of students passed the math and reading …

Report: Indiana Farmers Planted More Cover Crops than Ever

INDIANAPOLIS -- There's good news for soil conservation efforts in a new survey by the Indiana Conservation Partnership: Farmers in the state planted …


Groups Urge Indiana to Expunge Evictions Filed During Pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS - Groups advocating for affordable housing warn that once the federal moratorium on evictions ends, thousands of Hoosiers will be at …

Child Well-Being Report: More IN Families without Health Insurance

INDIANAPOLIS -- Like many other states, Indiana saw progress in improving children's lives before the pandemic, but an annual report said the crisis …


Indiana Food Banks Preparing to Upgrade, Expand

INDIANAPOLIS -- Food banks across Indiana are prepping to make good use of a million dollars in funding over the next fiscal year; money that starts r…

Juneteenth Declared National Holiday, Amidst Progress, Upheaval

INDIANAPOLIS -- Juneteenth National Independence Day is now an official holiday, after President Joe Biden signed a bill Thursday, approved by both …


Unexpected Benefit of Pandemic: Broadband and Laptop Discounts

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new federal pandemic program is offering people who qualify $50 a month off of high speed internet service and a one-time discount o…

Groups Work to Support Hoosiers as State Cuts Federal Jobless Benefits

INDIANAPOLIS - With Indiana ending federal unemployment benefits a week from Saturday, advocates for working families want people to know that there …


Clean Water Advocates Look to Biden Proposals for Help

INDIANAPOLIS -- Groups that fight for clean, affordable water are speaking out in favor of President Joe Biden's proposed budget, which would put …

Pandemic Could Worsen Educational Inequity for Indiana Women

INDIANAPOLIS - The pandemic may have long-term consequences on women's ability to earn degrees and make inroads in the workforce, and higher-…


 

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