Students Rally Together for Press Freedom

Students Rally Together for Press Freedom

Students, teachers, administrators and advocates from across Indiana and the United States rallied together in support of House Bill 1130. “We have been working on this for over 20 years,” remarked Diana Hadley, Indiana High School Press Association...
Search Fees, Electronic Access Bill Passes House, 62-25

Search Fees, Electronic Access Bill Passes House, 62-25

House Bill 1523, allowing search fees for public records requests, passed out of the Indiana State House of Representatives on Thursday the 16th. The bill allows a state or local government agency (agency) to charge a maximum hourly fee for any records search that...
Judicial Broadcast & Records Rulings

Judicial Broadcast & Records Rulings

In-Court Tweets Allowed The Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications issued an advisory opinion addressing whether the Rule 2.17 prohibition against the broadcast of court proceedings should extend to actions like microblogging or tweeting, as well as the extent...
Cost & Availability of Records at Issue

Cost & Availability of Records at Issue

Among the more than 1,600 bills filed with the 2017 General Assembly, The Hoosier State Press Association (HSPA) is following a number that would either impact the cost of obtaining records or what records would be available electronically. Chief among those is H.B....