Regionally Speaking

Indiana First To Approve National Online Ed Compact

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February 26, 2014 — Host Steve Walsh finds out  how well things are going in the discussions between Governor Mike Pence and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to expand Medicaid.

Indiana is the first state to sign onto a new compact to make it easier for students out of state to take classes online. This comes as the federal government releases an audit calling for tighter control over distance learning.

The Indiana House votes to end an energy efficiency program that began under former Gov. Mitch Daniels.

We’ll also talk to mayor Jon Costas about Valpo’s Big Idea workshops and the quest to expand public transit in NWI.

Guests include:

Jon Costas, Valparaiso mayor

Jodi Perras from the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

Jennifer L. Parks, Director Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

Brian Tabor, Indiana Hospital Association


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