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Opportunity to hear candidates for governor in policy choices forum

Family Voices Indiana shares the following opportunity to learn more about where the gubernatorial candidates stand on key issues facing the Hoosier state:


<< CLICK HERE to watch the forum live August 21 at 7:00 p.m. >> Boneham, Pence, Gregg, to participate in Policy Choices forum 
moderated by retired Chief Justice Randall ShepardGubernatorial candidates will participate in separate, back-to-back conversations. Indiana's major-party gubernatorial candidates will join retired Indiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard for an August 21 public conversation about key issues facing the Hoosier state. Hosted by the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (PPI), this one-of-a-kind Policy Choices for Indiana’s Future Gubernatorial Forum is at capacity, but the public can view it live via webstream starting at 7 p.m. August 21.

Libertarian Rupert Boneham, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat John Gregg will appear separately in back-to-back conversations with Shepard, the Executive i…

Health Finance Commission 8/23

Family Voices Indiana shares information about the upcoming meeting of the health finance commission:
MEETING NOTICE The first meeting of the Health Finance Commission will be held on August 23, 2012. The meeting will convene at 1:00 P.M. in the House Chambers of the State House, 200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, Indiana.
Tentative agenda items include the following:
-  The effectiveness of current laws and rules in Indiana and best practices used by other states for the regulation and monitoring of pain management facilities and prescribers of controlled substances (SEA 24);
-  Specified health insurance plans and the number of covered people with copayments, coinsurance amounts, and out-of-pocket costs incurred for prescription drugs that exceed specified amounts for the coverage (SEA 407,SB 334, HR 66); and
- Whether any limitation should be placed on the dispensing of a prescription drug by pharmacies (SEA 407, SB 334, and HR 66).  
(The meeting will be broadcast over the Inte…