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How Congress fueled U.S. opioid epidemic

The Charlotte Observer (TNS) The drug epidemic of the 1980s and ‘90s was horrific. It led to draconian laws that helped break already vulnerable families,...
No place in VA for ‘problem’ doctors

The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.) (TNS) When someone signs up to serve in the U.S. military, that person goes in with eyes open knowing they...
Sexual harassment is criminal behavior

NEWSDAY (TNS) Harvey Weinstein used his dominant role as a Hollywood kingpin to demand sexual favors from young women, a decades-long pattern for him and,...
Rethink changes to criminal code

(Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel When the state enacted massive criminal code reforms between 2013 and 2015, it had three goals: to reduce prison overcrowding, which was...
A comprehensive opioids approach

Just how bad is the opioid epidemic in Indiana? Wired magazine lays it out: “The opioid crisis has hit Indiana hard. In 2012, Indiana was...
Tax cuts are great, but don’t expect much

(Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel The Trump administration is trying to make the case that “big tax cuts” worked in Indiana to spur economic growth and would...
Tackling youth obesity in state

SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE The news hasn’t been getting any better when it comes to the health of Hoosier children. The latest comes from the National Survey...
The public deserves proper notice

South Bend Tribune Hoosiers may soon be required to put some extra effort into discovering when a nearby industrial facility is seeking permission to emit...
This mandatory move would benefit Hoosier children

South Bend Tribune Indiana is one of 15 states that doesn’t require school attendance until age 7. The state’s top education official would like to change...
EPA there to help, not push politics

(Fort Wayne) News-Sentinel Because they are made by people with the most knowledge of area problems and potentials, state and local government decisions are better...

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