Amended Lifeline Law Clears House

first_imgAn expanded version of Indiana’s Lifeline Law passed the House on Wednesday.Senate Bill 227 would give immunity to intoxicated minors who call 911 to report a medical emergency or crime.It would also allow first responders to administer drugs that temporarily reverse the effects of drug overdose.Rep. Jud McMillin (R-Brookville) is a supporter of the bill, saying, “Very rarely do we get the chance to vote on laws that literally save lives. This is one of those times!”A house committee amended the bill to include a measure for a group to study sexual violence in Indiana. The committee would investigate how many people fall victim to sexual violence and why cases go reported or unreported.The bill now heads back to the Senate.last_img read more

Syracuse’s leading receiver Trishton Jackson declares for 2020 NFL Draft

first_img“I can’t be gracious enough for the opportunity to play the game I love at both Michigan State and Syracuse University,” Jackson’s statement read, in part.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe former Michigan State receiver transferred to Syracuse in the spring of 2018 in the hopes of jumpstarting his football career. After scoring a touchdown in his debut in the 2018 Camping World Bowl, Jackson led SU with 66 catches for 1023 yards and 11 touchdowns.Jackson, Dino Babers’ third 1000-yard receiver in four seasons at Syracuse, leaves a clear void in need of filling next season. Jackson caught a team-high 11 touchdowns in 2019.SU’s options at receiver for 2020 include Taj Harris, Nykeim Johnson, Cameron Jordan, Anthony Queeley, Ed Hendrix and Courtney Jackson. Tight ends Luke Benson and Aaron Hackett accounted for nine touchdowns in 2019. Facebook Twitter Google+ Trishton Jackson, Syracuse’s leading receiver last season, declared for the 2020 NFL Draft on Thursday afternoon via Twitter and will forego his final season of eligibility. Published on December 26, 2019 at 3:57 pm Contact Andrew: aegraham@syr.edu | @A_E_Graham Commentslast_img read more