INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, was honored as a "Small Business Champion" Monday by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.
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 State Board of Education reluctantly approved the framework of a new A-F school grading system Wednesday to meet a legal deadline, but members insisted there remains much work to be done before the revised accountability model is ready to be used.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.
Indiana Senate President David Long has invited legislators from every state to join him at Mount Vernon for a Pearl Harbor Day discussion of amending the U.S. Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate has invited lawmakers from every state to join him Dec. 7 at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia home, to discuss the state-led process for crafting amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | John Gregg, the 2012 Democratic nominee for Indiana governor, announced Wednesday he will not make a second run for the state's top job.
INDIANAPOLIS | The day after a national poll found just 24 percent of Americans have a positive opinion of the Republican Party, many GOP state senators sent constituents email reminders that Indiana's government remains open for business.
INDIANAPOLIS | Personality and political conflicts on the State Board of Education make it increasingly likely the panel will fail to set new, effective criteria for rating school performance using A-F grades by Nov. 15, as required by law.
Democrats in the Indiana Senate are making a big push for state funding for early childhood education. They're headed in the right direction.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hoosier woman giving birth following a rape could face a lifetime of further attacks in court if the rapist-father tries to assert parental rights because of the way Indiana law is structured.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, traveled to Canada on Wednesday to participate in the annual Midwest-Canada Legislative Conference.
State Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso.
INDIANAPOLIS | Top Democrats in the Indiana General Assembly are using the Tony Bennett school grade-changing scandal to demand a broader investigation of the state's Republican-controlled executive branch.
INDIANAPOLIS | The leaders of the Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate on Friday hired two reviewers to assess the validity of the state's past method of calculating schools' A-F grades in the wake of the Tony Bennett school grade-changing scandal.
I don’t think former state Sen. Bill Costas would have made it in today’s political world.
VALPARAISO | Former state Sen. William Costas was being remembered by family and friends as a man of faith and honesty Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | It is still seven months until members of the Indiana General Assembly resume regular daily meetings. But in many ways the 2014 legislative session began earlier this month, when the first study committees convened at the Statehouse.
INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson does not believe she violated state ethics rules by issuing a campaign message Friday from her seemingly official "@SecretaryLawson" Twitter account.
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