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Education issues to watch this legislative session in Indiana
Lawmakers returned to the Indiana Statehouse Monday to start the 2020 legislative session.

They’ll have just nine weeks to get new laws proposed and passed through both chambers of the General Assembly during the fast-paced short session. And, as always, expect plenty of school-related proposals to m...

01-07-2020 09:19 PM - Comment(s)
A preventative approach to reducing child abuse and neglect fatalities

Child abuse and neglect fatalities are preventable, not inevitable. This was the bold vision of the federal Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities in its report in March 2016, reimagining a 21st-century child welfare system. Commissioners called for a public health...

01-06-2020 08:38 PM - Comment(s)
IN To Receive Federal Approval To Expand Medicaid Treatment For Serious Mental Illnesses

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Yesterday, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced the federal approval of a Medicaid waiver that will offer new hope to thousands of Hoosiers suffering from serious mental illnesses. The waiver, approved by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medica...

12-24-2019 10:15 PM - Comment(s)
Grant to address maternal opioid use in Indiana

Indiana is one of 10 states selected to receive funding to address maternal opioid use.

The state’s Family and Social Services Administration is receiving $5.2 million in grant dollars to improve the coordination of clinical care and the integration of other services that are critical for maternal an...

12-24-2019 10:09 PM - Comment(s)