INDIANAPOLIS | Ignoring data showing that Indiana's decade of trickle-down prosperity policies haven't improved the income, health or quality of life for most Hoosiers, Gov. Mike Pence promised Thursday to deliver still more business-centered programs in the upcoming legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The return of Hoosier lawmakers to the Statehouse on Tuesday was reminiscent of the first day of school after summer break: Representatives and senators caught up with old friends, said hello to colleagues and pushed the buttons on new electronic voting machines.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican legislative leaders that used to proudly endorse the pending Indiana marriage amendment now are working hard to minimize it compared to other topics the General Assembly likely will tackle next year.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday for Organization Day, a one-day mostly ceremonial event ahead of the Jan. 7 start to daily meetings of the 2014 legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Libertarian Party has emphatically denounced a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Just a few hours after state lawmakers approved same-sex marriage in Illinois, Chicago wedding planner Lindsay Parrott started getting her first inquiries for summer weddings.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two additional universities have joined Freedom Indiana in seeking to defeat a proposed amendment adding the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana University has joined the statewide coalition organized to defeat a pending constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions.
Supporters hold signs during the "Defend Marriage Lobby Day" held Wednesday in the Rotunda of the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill. Opponents of gay marriage staged their own event in Springfield, a day after thousands of supporters rallied for the legislation.
Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?
CHICAGO | A lawsuit seeking to overturn Illinois' ban on gay marriage can move forward in the courts, a judge ruled Friday, buoying hopes among some same-sex couples that it's just a matter of time before they can marry in their home state.
INDIANAPOLIS | A clear majority of Hoosiers do not want the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions written into the Indiana Constitution, according to a new public opinion poll.
SPRINGFIELD | The former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party has a new gig: He’s lobbying to legalize gay marriage.
Remember former Gov. Mitch Daniels and the Republican majority in the House and Senate talking about how making Indiana a right-to-work state would have employers pouring across the state line?
The Aug. 22 edition of the Roundtable discusses a campaign opposing the movement for a constitutional amendement against gay marriage; a new coalition of police agencies and the E-911 consolidation.
INDIANAPOLIS | A bipartisan coalition of business, civic and social groups have organized under the name "Freedom Indiana" to stop a proposal banning gay marriage and civil unions from being added to the state constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's most powerful business organization is planning to sit out the expected 2014 battle over whether to add Indiana's existing ban on gay marriage and civil unions to the state Constitution.
Hammond Councilman Bill Emerson persuaded his colleagues to pass a resolution that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity. If you think that sounds like a no-brainer, think again.
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