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Becky Skillman

GUEST COMMENTARY: We will show what Hoosier spirit is all about

Statehood Day is a day we relish with genuine Hoosier pride. On Dec. 11, 1816, Indiana, once part of the vast Northwest Territory, was officially recognized as a burgeoning new state comprised of great resources and the promise of a better future.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am
Senator's wife set to represent Indiana on Republican National Committee

Senator's wife set to represent Indiana on Republican National Committee

INDIANAPOLIS | Marsha Coats, the wife of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., likely will become Indiana's Republican national committeewoman next week.

July 17, 2013 1:33 pm

New Indiana Republican Party leaders coming soon

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence divulged Thursday that he expects new Indiana Republican Party leadership will be selected in upcoming "days, not weeks."

June 27, 2013 2:14 pm
4 top Hoosier Republicans quitting party posts

4 top Hoosier Republicans quitting party posts

INDIANAPOLIS | The chairman of the Indiana Republican Party and three top GOP leaders unexpectedly announced Wednesday they are each quitting their party jobs over the next few weeks.

June 19, 2013 6:00 pm

LaPorte, state partner to add park property

LAPORTE | To help celebrate Indiana's 200th birthday, coming in 2016, LaPorte County Parks received a present.

May 31, 2013 7:45 pm

Karen Pence named state's Bicentennial Ambassador

INDIANAPOLIS | The commission organizing events and celebrations marking the state's 200th anniversary has named First Lady Karen Pence Indiana's Bicentennial Ambassador.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am

Pence picks new Homeland Security director; keeps 4 Daniels agency leaders

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov.-elect Mike Pence on Thursday selected a former Indiana State Police commander to lead the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and retained several of Gov. Mitch Daniels' state agency heads.

December 13, 2012 8:34 pm

Ind. poultry producers donate 100 tons of food

INDIANAPOLIS | Food pantries across the state will share in 200,000 pounds, or 100 tons, of poultry products donated Tuesday by the Indiana State Poultry Association.

November 20, 2012 2:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Positives, negatives of campaign 2012

BRIAN HOWEY: Positives, negatives of campaign 2012

On Election Day, as I headed to my office to watch the returns, I stopped to pick up some Chinese carryout.

November 11, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana marks 25 years as sister state to Zhejiang, China

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman on Wednesday celebrated the 25th anniversary of Indiana's sister-state relationship with Zhejiang Province, China.

October 17, 2012 4:00 pm
Portrait means Gov. Daniels now belongs to the ages

Portrait means Gov. Daniels now belongs to the ages

INDIANAPOLIS | The official portrait of Gov. Mitch Daniels was unveiled Tuesday at a Statehouse ceremony featuring fond memories, a few tears and plenty of friends.

October 16, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Bicentennial is theme for Indiana's new license plate

Bicentennial is theme for Indiana's new license plate

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers unaware that Indiana is marking 200 years as a state in 2016 will soon be reminded of it just about everywhere they go.

October 11, 2012 9:49 am Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock trying to soften stance against compromise

BRIAN HOWEY: Mourdock trying to soften stance against compromise

It is admirable when a politician or officeholder finds or is confronted with new information that prompts a shift in position.

September 16, 2012 12:00 am
VP nominee Ryan disagrees with Mourdock in new Donnelly for Senate ad

VP nominee Ryan disagrees with Mourdock in new Donnelly for Senate ad

INDIANAPOLIS | Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is shown distancing himself from fellow Republican Richard Mourdock in a new television ad by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly.

September 10, 2012 7:45 pm Video
ANDREA NEAL: Why women don't run for political office

ANDREA NEAL: Why women don't run for political office

One day after Ann Romney’s Republican National Convention speech, the Associated Press devoted an entire article to her “tasteful, conservative and appropriate wardrobe.” Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivered an issue-packed endorsement of Mitt Romney, and Wall Street Journal …

September 05, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

"I'm the policy wonk in this odd couple," state Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, told me with a twinkle in her eye last Friday.

August 22, 2012 12:00 am
Daniels proud of budget turnaround, urges continued prudence

Daniels proud of budget turnaround, urges continued prudence

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels beamed like a high school senior on graduation day when he announced last week Indiana will have a budget reserve of more than $2 billion when his term ends in January.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am

Skillman's Chinese trade mission leads to deals

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman signed deals Thursday with three Chinese companies that could result in up to 240 new Indiana jobs.

June 14, 2012 1:55 pm
Lieutenant governor departs on China trade mission

Lieutenant governor departs on China trade mission

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman flew out of Indianapolis Monday en route to Hangzhou, China, for a one-week trade mission promoting Indiana manufacturing and agriculture in the world's most populous nation.

June 11, 2012 2:00 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
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