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- Candidates file for primary These residents have filed their declarations of candidacy for the May 6 primary with the Madison County Clerk’s office for the period of Jan. 24 through Jan. 31.
Amendment foes use language of faith to lobby lawmakers
State Rep. Kevin Mahan expected to be inundated with calls and emails from advocates in Indiana's big cities demanding that he oppose the state's same-sex marriage amendment.
- Ken de la Bastide: I'm back — and on the inside Before transferring to the Kokomo Tribune in 2006, I had covered politics and government in Anderson and Madison County since 1973.
- Students can apply to be House pages State Rep. Jack Lutz, R-Anderson, is encouraging local students to apply for the Indiana House Page Program.
Anderson, Lapel appear in court over annexation
The city of Anderson doesn't have the right to tell the town of Lapel what to annex, an attorney representing the town argued Friday. Conversely, Lapel can't annex land if it doesn't follow state law, the city said in a lawsuit pitting the two municipalities.
Drug abuse screening bill OK'd by Indiana House
A contentious bill to screen welfare recipients for drug abuse and limit residents to buy only "nutritional" foods with food stamps is moving forward.
Smith highlights Anderson's economic growth
Mayor Kevin Smith highlighted Anderson's economic growth during his State of the City speech Tuesday delivered to the Anderson Rotary Club. Smith said that after several years of hard work, Anderson is now trending in the right direction.
- Bradshaw sworn in to Ingalls Town Council The Ingalls Town Council has another new member as the second member has resigned in the span of four months.
- Transit bill heads to Senate vote Madison County would be one of five central Indiana counties to fund mass transit under a bill that passed through a legislative committee Tuesday and now heads to the full Senate.
Slim House votes trims gay marriage ban language
Gay couples in Indiana might eventually be able to enter into civil unions, but not marriages, under changes the House pushed Monday that could effectively delay a constitutional ban on same sex-weddings.
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