INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., believes it's time to reunite the U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of Labor into a single federal agency 100 years after they were separated.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier food stamp recipients will have January benefit paid in two equal installments as Indiana transitions to a distribution schedule spread across 19 days each month, instead of just the first 10 days.
The last months of institutional turmoil in Congress have included sequestration, a government shutdown and a near default on our debt. My vote, in favor of the bipartisan compromise to re-open the government and to prevent default on our monetary obligations, was necessary to make certain t…
What was gained Wednesday night with legislation to reopen the federal government and raise the debt limit was a temporary reprieve, not a victory.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Congressman has accidentally exposed the government shutdown strategy of U.S. House Republicans -- they don't have one.
Every good parent knows Congress needs a time-out. That's not what the federal government needs, however.
It's great to see bipartisan cooperation in support of the Great Lakes improvements, and not just because of the lakes.
U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., discusses Syria, the Affordable Care Act and the federal budget with Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross during Wednesday's special edition of the nwi.com Political Roundtable.
Talk about kicking someone when she’s down: A woman who lost her job when the AJ Wright distribution center in South Bend shut down was told her unemployment benefits will be trimmed by more than 10 percent, thanks to the mindless federal budget cut known as the “sequester.” Meanwhile, major…
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