Steve Bittenbender

Steve Bittenbender is a reporter for The Center Square.

Convicted murderer sues, wants state to pay for gender transition surgery

(The Center Square) – A convicted murderer diagnosed with gender dysphoria is taking the Indiana Department of Correction to court, arguing that the government should cover surgical and medical needs. Read More

August 30, 2023
Public Education
Kentucky’s largest school district remains out while fixing transportation issues

(The Center Square) – Students in Kentucky’s largest public school district will remain out through at least the middle of this week as Jefferson County Public Schools officials continue to… Read More

August 15, 2023
Public Education
Indiana assessment scores show schools ‘have more work to do’

(The Center Square) – Results from this year’s educational assessment tests for Indiana elementary and middle school students show mixed results as children continue their learning recovery as the state… Read More

July 13, 2023
Federal court dismisses Kentucky abortion lawsuit as moot

(The Center Square) – A federal court dismissed a lawsuit Planned Parenthood and EMW Women’s Surgical Center filed against the state last year regarding an abortion law passed by the… Read More

June 20, 2023
State AG coalition calls out Chase Bank for religious discrimination

(The Center Square) – A group of attorneys general from across the U.S. is going after one of the country’s largest banks, which it claims treats some Christians unfairly. Read More

May 9, 2023