Senate Bill 1 creates a commission on business personal property and business taxation, which will include legislators, appointees of the governor and business and local government representatives, among others.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican House and Senate leaders, along with Gov. Mike Pence, claimed victory for their legislative agendas Friday, while Democrats despaired that the 2014 Indiana General Assembly didn't do more to improve the lives of everyday Hoosiers.
The Love v. Pence lawsuit filed last week in federal court in New Albany asks the federal judge to overturn Indiana's Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a male and a female.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Don't look for Indiana Republican Greg Zoeller to join the growing number of attorneys general refusing to defend their states' laws prohibiting same-sex marriage and denying recognition of valid gay marriages performed elsewhere.
INDIANAPOLIS | The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150, is urging the Indiana Supreme Court to uphold Lake Superior Judge John Sedia's ruling that portions of the state's 2012 right-to-work law are unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight seconds of near silence, followed by the sharp bang of a wooden gavel and the roar of cheers and applause ended Indiana's marriage debate — for now.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Senate is expected to decide Thursday whether to reinsert a prohibition on civil unions into House Joint Resolution 3, a proposed amendment to Indiana's Constitution that would ban gay marriage. State law already prohibits gay marriage.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment debate could effectively be concluded as soon as Thursday after Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, kept his word and advanced House Joint Resolution 3 out of the Senate Rules Committee on Monday with no changes.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, revealed Thursday he will assign the marriage amendment to the Senate Rules Committee, which he chairs, instead of the Judiciary Committee, as he had previously announced.
It’s time for House Speaker Brian Bosma and his same-sex marriage ban backers to fess up.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 52-43 on Monday to delete the controversial second sentence of the marriage amendment, likely restarting the multiyear amendment process and potentially postponing a public vote on the issue until at least 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, has called on the sponsors of the marriage amendment to withdraw their proposal, so the House can get back to doing the people's business.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, has no regrets about his decision to pull the marriage amendment from a House committee where defeat appeared likely and move it to another panel.
Conventional wisdom dictates rampant political corruption radiating from certain members of a county political party — coupled with excessive government taxing and spending — should create the perfect environment for fresh faces to sweep into elected offices.
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