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Letter: Tomorrow’s leaders will benefit from HB 1016

“An informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy,” wrote Thomas Jefferson. Like it or not, journalists do the lion-share of reporting to Americans as to what its government, be it national, state, or local, is doing or considering. So, during a time when we can choose from a multitude of news outlets, […]

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A letter to New Voices Advocates after legislation dies

Below is a letter Indiana High School Press Association Director Diana Hadley sent to New Voices Advocates the evening after the New Voices bill died at the session on Thursday, April 20, 2017. — New Voices Advocates, On the eve of the last day of the 2017 Indiana legislative session, the New Voices bill ran out […]

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Student journalist freedom bill advances to Senate

Our student journalist freedom bill, House Bill 1130, passed the full House 88-4 and now advances to a Senate Education Committee hearing March 15 at 1:30 p.m. Students are invited to attend a First Amendment Symposium and rally for the bill Tuesday, March 14 at 11 a.m. in the Statehouse South Atrium. Students may also […]

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