HEBRON | Hebron school officials were still upset Wednesday about the snafus with the state's ISTEP test and the legislature's move that will doom schools to one or two more years of giving the test.
The Farmer's Almanac is predicting "squally" weather for mid-April, so Valpo schools should be notifying students soon that classes are cancelled between April 12 and April 15.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to overhaul Indiana's criminal sentencing laws is moving through the Legislature with broad bipartisan support as lawmakers seek ways to keep violent criminals behind bars longer and give many convicted of low-level crimes a chance to avoid prison.
After last week's column, a reader wrote that I was a little harsh on State Sen. Brent Steele, especially my saying he had the best porn film name in the Indiana Legislature.
It's heartening that the Indiana Legislature provides gainful employment to the mentally challenged, but sometimes they introduce bills that become laws.
Leave it to the Indiana Legislature to try to solve a problem by making it worse.
The Indiana Chamber of Commerce, local industries and alternative fuel advocacy groups are keeping a close eye on the Statehouse this session with concerns about legislation being introduced to place a tax on compressed natural gas for vehicles.
Why does the Indiana Attorney General have to be involved in the definition-of-marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court? It’s a fair question I have been asked since the Supreme Court announced Dec. 7 it would hear two marriage-definition cases, potentially setting the stage for a landma…
Merrillville High School student Karley Woodson recently served as page for a day for the Indiana House of Representatives through the Indiana House Page Program.
The Indiana Legislature has adjourned, so let's look back at its accomplishments and wonder if this is one disaster even ServPro couldn't make look like it never happened.
Just when you think the Indiana Legislature is groping its way into the 21st century, along comes someone who hurls it back to the Dark Ages.
GARY | The Public Policy Committee of the Gary Chamber of Commerce and State Senator Earline Rogers will host a State House Tour on Feb. 28.
As several local districts search for new leaders, state lawmakers are debating a plan intended to improve transparency in superintendent contracts.
GARY | Approximately 500 people packed the Teamsters Local 142 building Sunday for a rally against Indiana's proposed right-to-work law.
The new year dawned full of promise and hope and other delusions, which means it's time again for the soothiest of soothsayers, the man who puts the "dam" in Nostradamus, the Amazing Wielando.
The plan to create a massive special taxing district is politically toxic everywhere outside Gary.
If only the Indiana General Assembly cared as much about kids as it does about guns.
The Indiana State Board of Accounts has released reports on three local charter schools, citing examples of poor record-keeping and money management.
I figure, if a meteor, you know, a small one, were expected to collide with Kokomo soon, destroying most of the state but not any of our neighbors, our state Legislature would respond with lightning speed to form a study committee to spend five years assessing the problem and trying to come …
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