INDIANAPOLIS | Hands were shaken, hugs were shared and state lawmakers, who spent the past four months passionately opposing each other in great and small policy debates, were all smiles Saturday morning after House Speaker Brian Bosma gaveled out the 2013 Indiana General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate followed in the footsteps of the House on Thursday by unanimously approving a measure intended to reduce gaps in skills and opportunities faced by unemployed Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2010, the Indiana General Assembly has made it to the midpoint of its annual session without a walkout, boycott or protest shutting down the business of the legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats discovered Thursday the Republican supermajority will hang together in the name of party unity even if it means ignoring the needs of middle class families.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation has elected state Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, as their leader for the 2013 session.
INDIANAPOLIS | Seeking to make Indiana more business- and family-friendly, Gov. Mike Pence signed executive orders Monday blocking the creation of new state regulations on businesses and requiring certain agency rules implementing state law include a "family impact statement."
INDIANAPOLIS | Depending on which political party you prefer, it may be the best of times or the worst of times when the Indiana General Assembly begins its four-month session Monday afternoon.
INDIANAPOLIS | Demonstrating the bipartisanship he's promised will define his tenure in office, U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., was sworn in Thursday with two of Indiana's former U.S. senators — Republican Dick Lugar and Democrat Evan Bayh — standing beside him.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time in a generation, U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar, R-Ind., will not be seated at his desk in the ornate Senate chamber when a new Congress convenes on Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Glenda Ritz, the newly elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, isn't going to let a state government controlled by Republicans stop her from making changes she believes will improve Indiana's schools.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Richard Mourdock has never changed who he is or what he believes for the sake of higher office, and likely never will.
INDIANAPOLIS | There's nothing they can't do.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats have chosen two Northwest Indiana representatives to lead their caucus against a supermajority of House Republicans during the 2013 legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is widely believed that the U.S. Senate is a broken institution, trapped by its own rules into requiring 60 out of 100 votes to take any action.
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite months of campaigning and millions of dollars spent on ads by the candidates and their allies, polls continue to show Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Richard Mourdock statistically tied in their race to become Indiana's next U.S. senator.
INDIANAPOLIS | A specter is haunting the race for Indiana governor — the specter of Mitch Daniels.
INDIANAPOLIS | President Bill Clinton delivered a double dose of enthusiasm to more than 3,000 Indiana Democrats on Friday and asked them to do all they can to persuade their friends and neighbors to vote for Democrats on Election Day, Nov. 6.
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