All IN

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"All IN" is a daily, statewide talk show about interesting things happening in Indiana. We want to connect people – to the latest news and to each other – through deep, thoughtful, lively conversation.

And we would love to hear from you! Leave questions or comments on Twitter and Facebook or leave a voicemail at 866-476-3881, and we’ll try to work it into the show.

Listen live on WVPE Monday through Friday from 1-2 p.m. on WVPE News2 and from 7-8 p.m. on 88.1 WVPE.

Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett

15 hours ago

Attention around Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has grown, as the Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to pass the SCOTUS nominee for a confirmation vote from the full Senate.

The Pandemic's Impact On Rural Hospitals

Oct 19, 2020

Hospitals across the state have felt the impact of the pandemic in different ways.

Today we talk to a panel of guests about rural hospitals, the unique challenges they've faced, and the changing roles they play for the communities around them.

Produced by Drew Daudelin

Guests:

Cara Veale

The Friday Pitch-In

Oct 16, 2020

Following a week of rising numbers, are we seeing that second wave in the COVID-19 pandemic? And Chicago tells its residents not go to Indiana, unless they need to, with a new emergency travel order. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Energy Insecurity

Oct 15, 2020

Low income households are losing access to utility services like electricity, heating, and cooling every day. And this issue, known as energy insecurity, is getting worse as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Climate Voters In The November Election

Oct 14, 2020

Environmental issues, especially around climate change, are a growing concern among likely voters according to national polls. Could these so-called climate voters have an impact in the November election, in Indiana and across the country?

Today we talk to a panel of experts and advocates about how conversations around environmental issues have changed in recent years, and what might be causing it to happen.

The Ku Klux Klan In The Heartland

Oct 13, 2020

Indiana’s relationship with the Ku Klux Klan is a dark part of our history, but it’s important to acknowledge and understand. In the 1920s Klan-friendly Governor Edward Jackson was elected, and KKK Grand Dragon D.C. Stephenson was a political force.

The Race for Indiana Attorney General

Oct 12, 2020

The race for Indiana attorney general is getting more attention than usual this election, due in part to Attorney General Curtis Hill losing the GOP nomination amid accusations of sexual misconduct.

Today we hear extended, unedited interviews with the two candidates running for attorney general, conducted by Indiana Public Broadcasting Statehouse Reporter Brandon Smith, to find out what they would do in the role if elected.

The Friday Pitch-In

Oct 9, 2020

Cases of COVID-19 have increased to more than 131,000, with 1,832 new cases confirmed Friday. And the ruling last week about the mail-in ballot deadline has been halted by a different judge. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

When schools across the country closed their doors earlier this year, many before and after school programs closed with them. Since then, programs like these are more widely sought after by families as caregivers return to work and students return to virtual learning.

The Heartland International Film Festival is mostly virtual this year due to the pandemic, with a hybrid of online and in-person screenings, including drive-ins. Part of the appeal of a film festival is being around other fans, but the convenience of watching from home could bring in a new audience.

The Race for Indiana Governor: The Challengers

Oct 6, 2020

Early voting for the November election starts today in Indiana. This week we're diving into the governor's race by listening to extended interviews with incumbent Governor Eric Holcomb and his two challengers.

The Race for Indiana Governor

Oct 5, 2020

With about a month left until the November election and early voting starting tomorrow, Hoosiers across the state are thinking more about which candidate represents their values and ideals the most. Today we look at the race for Indiana governor. How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way candidates campaign around Indiana?

We also hear an extended, unedited interview with incumbent Governor Eric Holcomb.

The Friday Pitch-In

Oct 2, 2020

Sexual Assault in Indiana

Oct 1, 2020

An estimated 1 in 5 women and 1 in 6 men in the United States experience some form of sexual violence in their lifetime. Across the state, many are calling for changes in the current legislation to better help those affected by sexual assault. Specifically, calling for a legal definition of consent. 

One Year of All IN

Sep 30, 2020

Exactly one year ago today, All IN launched statewide. All across Indiana, you chimed in on the issues you care about. But, putting together a five-day-a-week talk show with a very small staff isn’t easy. So today, we thought we’d mark the occasion with a collection of moments from the past year.

The COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S. around seven months ago, and it's far from over. Were our public health systems ready to respond? A new scholarly article published by three researchers calls for the modernization of local and state public health systems.

The Push For Carbon Neutrality

Sep 22, 2020

Big businesses like Microsoft, Amazon, and IKEA have pledged to go carbon neutral or negative. One way they can get there is by purchasing so-called carbon offsets. This offers financial incentive to farmers and landowners to plant trees or practice sustainable agriculture.

There are a handful of states that offer programs like this, and businesses and other entities are already spending money on them.

The Friday Pitch-In

Sep 18, 2020

Attorney General Curtis Hill weighs in on vote-by-mail, and the candidates up for his job in November respond. And state officials’ heads are spinning over conflicting guidance from Washington over what to do with CARES Act money. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

We also check in with the Indiana Citizen Education Foundation on their campaign to increase voter registration and turnout in the 2020 election.

COVID-19 On Campus

Sep 17, 2020

College students across the state have moved back in for the start of the school year. Schools say they’re implementing proper measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but some students say schools aren’t doing enough. And some have accused colleges and universities of not holding themselves accountable, using claims of irresponsible student behavior as a scapegoat.

How Do We Make Remote Learning Better?

Sep 16, 2020

The Character of American Democracy

Sep 15, 2020

Jill Long Thompson is a former U.S. Representative from Indiana’s 4th District, and ran against Mitch Daniels for governor in 2008. We talk to her today about ethics in government, the subject of her new book “The Character of American Democracy: Preserving Our Past, Protecting Our Future.”

Produced by Matt Pelsor.

Guest:

The Friday Pitch-In

Sep 11, 2020

Gov. Holcomb says ‘no thanks’ to the president’s Payroll Tax Deferral for state employees. Indiana schools are facing a shortage of substitute teachers. And the Department of Workforce Development will start sending out more additional payments, but many still won’t get the extra federal Lost Wages Assistance money. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Statewide Groups Unite Around Pandemic Efforts

Sep 10, 2020

A new statewide collaboration, made up of more than a dozen government, non-profit and economic development groups, was formed to help Indiana recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Homeless Shelters And COVID-19

Sep 9, 2020

Homeless shelters across the state have had to halt, pivot, and adapt services and programming because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’ve taken many different approaches to keep their residents, staff, and volunteers safe.

Today we check in with representatives from three Indiana homeless shelters to hear how things are going.

Produced by Matt Pelsor.

Guests:

The Friday Pitch-In

Sep 4, 2020

The Indiana State Board of Education wants to protect schools that open virtually, as some lawmakers threaten to withhold federal funding from schools that don’t offer in-person learning. And the state launches new tools to look at COVID-19 numbers. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

We also hear about a new report from Side Effects Public Media on cultural sensitivity in the fight against the coronavirus.

Telehealth And COVID-19 Testing

Sep 3, 2020

Indiana University is one of many institutions that have had to figure out how to conduct large scale COVID-19 testing for students on its campuses. On arrival, around one percent of students tested positive. We talk to a public health official there about how they've been tracking the virus since.

The Shortlist: Indiana Authors Awards Winners

Sep 2, 2020

The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors. We’ve featured conversations with nominated authors in many of the categories throughout our series, “The Shortlist.” Today we hear from the winners.

The short list of nominees for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards came out earlier this month. The awards happen every two years, and celebrate the best books written by Indiana authors.

The Friday Pitch-In

Aug 28, 2020

Gov. Holcomb says the mask order will stay in effect for now. The Indiana State Department of Health announced a color-coded map based on county infection rates to help schools and local governments. And Indiana officials say they will not expand vote-by-mail for the November election. Today we get updates on these stories and more.

Voting In The 2020 Election

Aug 27, 2020

Today we dive into all the details around voting, and counting votes, in the November election. There’s a lot of conversation going on about how it’s going to be done, how it should be done, and whether there’s reason to worry about fraud.

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