Indiana Public Broadcasting News

Indiana union leaders say a pivotal U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down Wednesday won’t have a direct impact on the state, but could change the way those groups receive support from national affiliates.

Notre Dame Sued Over Birth Control Coverage

Jun 26, 2018
Jennifer Weingart


A group of organizations filed suit against the Trump Administration and the University of Notre Dame over changes to birth control coverage for students and employees.

A group of students and staff called Irish 4 Reproductive Health are suing because the University will stop offering co-pay free birth control starting July first.

Overwhelming heat – like the more than 90 degree temperatures Indiana has seen in recent weeks and may see again soon – can be deadly for student athletes, but a new state law means this is the last summer some athletic coaches in the state may not have training to spot heat-related illnesses.

Redistricting reform advocates pack the Indiana House Chamber during a 2017 committee hearing. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Indiana redistricting reform advocates say they’re disappointed and a bit deflated by the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions in two major cases on partisan gerrymandering.

Indiana’s new graduation pathways will include college entrance exams as one gatekeeper to graduation for some students, but the U.S. Department of Education says that means schools must take extra care to follow student data privacy laws.