Indiana General Assembly
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh will not run in 2016 for a second stint as Indiana governor.
MERRILLVILLE | Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh proclaimed Wednesday the future of the United States hinges on Americans eschewing divisive partisanship, agreeing to set aside their differences and working together for the good of all.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Medical marijuana.
In January 2012, anti-smoking advocates were touting the results of a just-completed poll — and hoping the Indiana General Assembly would pass a statewide workplace smoking ban.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education is seeking a 3 percent bump in public school funding and the elimination of textbook rental fees in the state's 2016-17 budget that takes effect in July.
INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court struggled during oral arguments Thursday to pin down precisely how the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education has agreed — without admitting misconduct — to settle a lawsuit alleging it held an illegal meeting Oct. 16 when board members privately drafted and approved a letter via email requesting legislative assistance in calculating 2012-13 school grades.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday in Attorney General Greg Zoeller's first appeal of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law violates the Indiana Constitution.
Jeff Langbehn's 21-year tenure as director of the Lake County solid waste district has survived a multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement, a failed trash-to-ethanol contract costing taxpayers thousands more and a nearly successful legislative attempt to strip his agency's taxing authority.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame for the state's lackluster voter turnout.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 Indiana budget now being crafted by Gov. Mike Pence.
It's clear bullying in schools so concerned the Indiana General Assembly that lawmakers passed a measure requiring schools statewide to track cases.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is seeing a retirement surge among state and local government employees and teachers this year, but it appears a state-ordered change to an optional retirement benefit isn't what's driving workers to end their careers.
In the 2008 Indiana gubernatorial campaign, Democratic nominee Jill Long Thompson said she intended to save every Indiana community through what she called a “three-tiered” economic plan that would infuse distressed areas with new jobs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Cool summer temperatures, the renovated Coliseum and a new beer and wine exhibition helped push attendance at the 2014 Indiana State Fair near record territory.
INDIANAPOLIS | Many Hoosiers unlikely to set foot in Northwest Indiana anytime soon still got to enjoy beer Thursday at the State Fair produced by region microbreweries.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana is in good shape when it comes to water supplies, but other areas of the state may face shortages in the next half-century without planning and managing Indiana's water resources.
INDIANAPOLIS | The two state officeholders seeking election in November insist they are not using government-owned equipment for campaign purposes, even though the State Ethics Commission recently concluded they could.
INDIANAPOLIS | The annuity options for retiring public employees, including teachers, may have been much worse if it wasn't for the intervention of a small group of Hoosier lawmakers, including state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes.
INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a revitalized Coliseum when the state's premier agricultural exhibition opens Friday in Indianapolis for a 17-day run.
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