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Here's our coverage of the Gov. Pence's recent time in office

Mike Pence smiles as he give his acceptance speech Nov. 6, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Mike Pence smiles as he give his acceptance speech Nov. 6, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. for his running mate. Since Pence took office in 2013 he has made many headlines. Check out some of our coverage of his incumbency. 

Pence says refugees not welcome in Indiana

In November 2015 Pence took measures to block Syrian refugees from entering Indiana in light of the terrorist attacks on Paris. Read here.

Pence attempts to fix RFRA bill

In April 2015 Pence signed legislation to amend Indiana's Senate Bill 101, a religious freedom bill, to not allow for LGBT discrimination. The new bill Pence signed, however, did not make LGBT people a protected class in Indiana. Read here.

Pence imposes more restrictions on abortions

HEA 1337, a new abortion law, required abortion providers to bury or cremate aborted and miscarried fetuses. Read here.

ISTEP to end by 2017

Pence signed a bill that would phase out the use of the standardized test by the summer of 2017. Read here.

Pence expresses renewed interest in pre-K funding

 After previously rejecting federal funding. Pence came out in favor of accepting a grant to start Indiana's first state-funded pre-K program. Read here

Pence reacts to new transgender guidelines following Obama's statement

He disagreed with some of the President's language and said education is the responsibility of the state and local governments. Read more

Pence promotes collaboration that would curb opioid use

The program was directed toward limiting use of the drug among Hoosier veterans. Read more

Complain filed against Pence in regards to HIV outbreak in Scott County

The complaint was based around Pence taking 65 days to declare a public health emergency, when the number of confirmed cases had risen to 79. Read more.

Pence gives his final State of the State

He addressed education improvements, increased infrastructure and the religious liberties of Indiana citizens. Read more

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