Indiana

Ban On 'Defund The Police' Clears Senate Committee

Feb 8, 2021

Legislation that would tie the hands of local governments from shifting money away from public safety agencies easily passed a Senate committee.

Environmentalists hope the state will extend net metering rates for solar before time runs out. Net metering gives people with solar panels credits for any excess energy that they deliver to the grid. That was the topic of Friday’s Renewable Energy Day event.

Lawmakers want to study a way to reduce costs for utility customers when coal plants retire early.

Susan Bayh, former Indiana first lady and attorney, died Friday night at 61 years old from glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer. She was married to former governor and U.S. senator, Evan Bayh. 

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly is partnering with health care systems around the state to increase access and affordability around its COVID-19 antibody treatment. The company is working with the state of Indiana and health systems and has established three new infusion centers for its COVID-19 antibody therapy to treat those at high risk.

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