Indiana Catholic Conference

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ICC backs bipartisan effort to limit ‘scourge’ of predatory lending

The Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC) is among the strongest voices in a chorus of support for legislation that would cap the exorbitant interest rates charged by the payday lending industry.  […]

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ICC views lawful carry handgun legislation through pro-life lens

State lawmakers are again considering a measure that would allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license – a move opposed by the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC), many in […]

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ICC ready to add voice to issues, legislation at General Assembly 

As lawmakers returned to the Statehouse in Indianapolis this week to begin a new legislative session, the Indiana Catholic Conference stood ready to speak on the key issues of the […]

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Catholic social teaching illuminates ICC public policy efforts  

In this season of prayerful preparation, the Indiana Catholic Conference is making plans to more powerfully and effectively bring the light of Catholic social teaching to bear on society’s most […]

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‘A game-changer’ — School choice expansion opening doors for more students than ever before

Across Indiana, educators and school choice advocates are spreading the word: A Catholic or other nonpublic-school education is now within financial reach for most Hoosier families seeking it for their […]

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School choice expansion among legislative successes for ICC

Social distancing did not deter lawmakers from joining together to pass an overwhelmingly bipartisan budget at the close of the 2021 General Assembly that included a historic expansion to school […]

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Advocates continue quest to help those in deepest poverty 

As the 2021 legislative session drew to a close this week, the Indiana Catholic Conference and other advocates were hoping to see a long-sought-after update to a crucial cash assistance […]

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School Choice Scholarship Program: ‘Still more work to do’

As Indiana marks a decade of school choice and increased opportunities, legislation would expand the innovative program to more families. Exactly 10 years after the passage of groundbreaking legislation that […]

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Bill seeks to simplify health care advance planning, ease burden for patients and families 

As COVID-19 continues to spotlight the importance of health care and end-of-life decision-making like never before, advance directive legislation moving forward at the Statehouse may make it easier for Hoosiers […]

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Legislation would eliminate licensing requirement to carry handguns

Lawmakers are considering a measure that would make Indiana the 17th state to allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license — a move opposed by many in the […]

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Effects of veto override hits home for vulnerable Hoosier renters

While federal COVID-19 relief efforts are offering hope to the most economically disadvantaged in Indiana, hundreds of Hoosier families are still facing eviction each week following the state legislature’s action […]

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ICC offers tools for public advocacy at state, federal levels

While gearing up for a busy second half of the 2021 legislative session, the Indiana Catholic Conference is also giving voice to important national issues and urging the faithful to […]