The current status of education policy and administration in Indiana, as professed by Republicans, can best be summed up by applying the apt title of Diane Ravitch's new book, "Reign of Error."
It would be wrong to focus only on the political angle in the Marion County judge's ruling Friday that ended Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz's lawsuit against the State Board of Education. There's a broader, yet ignored, issue involved here.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge ruled Friday that Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, cannot use her Department of Education attorneys to sue the Republican-appointed State Board of Education.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz recently filed suit against the State Board of Education after the board tried to do an end run around her agency. The two should be working with, not against, each other.
Can the IRS require Indiana’s state government to pay a tax penalty just like any other employer? The answer will set a precedent that goes to the fundamental relationship between states and the federal government.
LAPORTE | The Indiana Attorney General's Office is freezing the assets of a former LaPorte County official accused of stealing more than $150,000 in tax dollars.
VALPARAISO | The city sent letters to 860 people Monday warning them they might be the victims of identity theft.
The recent Times editorial “Government meetings aren’t prayer meetings” provides a welcome opportunity to explain why the office of the attorney general files friend-of-the-court briefs on cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
It's encouraging to know our state government will spend tax dollars to defend our freedom of religion, as long as it is the "right" religion. Did I say encouraging? I meant scary.
Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat.
SPRINGFIELD | Attorney General Lisa Madigan is sharply criticizing an oil company owned by an appointee of Gov. Pat Quinn, saying the firm is “the worst polluter in the field of Illinois oil production.”
INDIANAPOLIS | Tuesday is the deadline for Indiana residents who have not previously signed up to get their telephone numbers added to the state's newest "Do Not Call" list.
Mr. President, the buck stops with you.
INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Hoosier convenience stores asked a federal judge Tuesday to declare unconstitutional an Indiana law that gives package liquor stores a monopoly over cold beer sales.
INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations can each seek up to $50,000 in matching state funds to hire local police as school resource officers under a new law signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
MERRILLVILLE | The law firm of Burke Costanza and Carberry received the Attorney General's Cup from Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Friday for its contributions in the fifth annual March Against Hunger food drive.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, right, talks with Gary School Board President Rosie Washington, from left, and chief financial officer Nikita White Thursday as he visits the Gary school administration building to present Gary schools with a check for over $2,000 in unclaimed property.…
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, from left, and Bill Fulton, director of unclaimed property for the State of Indiana pet Buck the Money Dog — the unclaimed property division mascot — during a visit to the Gary Community School Corp. administration building Thursday. Zoeller said there …
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller presents a novelty check for $2,162.46 to Gary School Chief Financial Officer Nikita White, center, and Rosie Washington, school board president Thursday during a visit to the Gary Community School Corp. administration building. Zoeller encouraged reside…
CROWN POINT | Attorney General Greg Zoeller said Monday two foreclosure consultant companies face state lawsuits. They are accused of taking more than $2,600 from local homeowners and not providing services or refunds.
Follow The Times
Models Open! Tue - Thurs 11am-6pm, Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Plus dozens of Ready to Move In homes available.
This can be a complex endeavor filled with seemingly endless q…
Your oil change typically needs changed every 3-5,000 miles.
All the Moving supplies you need in 1 Lightweight box:
Have you ever heard of a Personal Insurance Review? If not, no…
Should the Indiana State Board of Education issue an apology for members' secret plea to legislative leaders?