INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has requested federal grants to cover a portion of the local snow removal and public safety expenses incurred by 49 Indiana counties — including Lake, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper — during the Jan. 5-9 severe winter storm.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, has proven once again that anything is possible at the Indiana General Assembly until the moment the annual legislative session is gaveled closed.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. ran into a stone wall of indifference Wednesday before an Indiana Senate committee, as he fought to save his city's rental property registration and inspection program.
INDIANAPOLIS | The GOP-controlled Indiana House approved legislation Tuesday that would order Lake County to devise a plan to reduce the number of precincts with fewer than 500 active voters.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Republicans stood by their decision to gut Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal for a preschool voucher program, even as Senate Democrats repeatedly tried Monday to piece it back together.
INDIANAPOLIS | A legislative proposal requiring drug tests for some Indiana welfare recipients was dramatically scaled back Wednesday by a Senate committee due to concerns about cost and effectiveness.
GARY | Gary school leaders mulled the district's dismal financial picture, declining student enrollment and need to cut staff.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court struck down Evansville's smoking ban Tuesday, potentially setting up a challenge to the state law that bans smoking in most indoor places.
HOBART | Hobart has been forced to cut its 2014 budget by $2.3 million after it was certified by the state, Mayor Brian Snedecor said.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence appears eager to claim victory for his 2014 legislative agenda, which emerged relatively unscathed on its first trip through the Republican-controlled House and Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | With little debate, the Republican-controlled Indiana House voted 71-22 on Tuesday to subject the state's 27,000 recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits — mostly single mothers with children — to mandatory drug testing as a condition of receiving cash as…
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INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal to require the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority have its budget approved by the Lake County Council will not advance out of a House committee prior to Tuesday's deadline.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to further reduce Indiana's corporate income tax rate and exempt small businesses from the personal property tax was approved 7-2 by a Senate committee Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence focused on familiar themes Tuesday in his second State of the State address, asking the General Assembly to lower taxes on businesses and families, fund prekindergarten for low-income children and promote charter schools.
CHICAGO | The new U.S. attorney for northern Illinois said Thursday that congressional budget constraints and a corresponding hiring freeze could one day force his office to choose to scale back some prosecutions.
INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue rebounded last month, easily surpassing the reduced monthly target that budget officials adopted Dec. 20 after falling short four times since July.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is skeptical of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax without a clear plan to replace the $1 billion in annual revenue the tax cut would take from schools and local governments.
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