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Most Indiana lawmakers back Chamber of Commerce policy positions

Most Indiana lawmakers back Chamber of Commerce policy positions

INDIANAPOLIS | A new vote analysis of the 2013 legislative session shows the Republican-controlled General Assembly — except for a handful of region Democrats — was practically a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

July 05, 2013 7:45 pm Related
Pence signs law expanding school voucher eligibility

Pence signs law expanding school voucher eligibility

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically approved legislation Thursday loosening a requirement that students attend public school for at least one year to qualify for a private school voucher.

May 09, 2013 6:00 pm Related
Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

Intro: An 'Uncommon' start to handmade art

For Vincent and Jessie Leman, turning their crafty creations into sellable decor was the most unexpected and enjoyable wedding presents they received.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos


State Rep. Douglas Gutwein

State Rep. Douglas Gutwein

16th House DistrictState Rep. Douglas Gutwein, R-FrancesvilleRepresents: Newton, Jasper countiesExperience: State representative since 2008; small business ownerCommittees: Employment, Labor and Pensions (chairman); Agriculture and Rural Development; Veterans Affairs and Public Safety

January 06, 2013 12:00 am

Region lawmakers hold leadership posts on many House panels

INDIANAPOLIS | Two of Northwest Indiana's five Republican state representatives will be chairmen of House committees when the General Assembly convenes Jan. 7. Region Democrats will serve as the top minority party member on six House committees.

December 01, 2012 6:39 pm

County chorus members perform at PU and on tour

The Melody Makers of Indiana have been on tour. Forty-one singers from 17 county choruses performed this summer at Bubba’s Restaurant in Savannah, Ga., owned by TV chef Paula Deen’s brother, and St. Mark United Church of Christ in New Albany.

July 05, 2012 12:00 am

Right-to-work fight continues in Newton, Jasper House race

INDIANAPOLIS | The strength of pro-union Republicanism will be tested May 8 in the primary race for the 16th Indiana House District, which includes the northern three-fifths of Newton and Jasper counties.

April 29, 2012 5:45 pm
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