INDIANAPOLIS | A split appears to be developing between two powerful Republican state senators over whether Indiana businesses need more tax cuts.
INDIANAPOLIS | A top Hoosier lawmaker believes the state will suffer no harm if the operator of the Indiana Toll Road declares bankruptcy and sells its 75-year lease to run the highway after just eight years in business.
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.
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 | Indiana's election season traditionally kicks into high gear after Labor Day, but this year it seems few Hoosiers are paying attention to state and local candidates and issues — setting the stage for potentially the lowest general election voter turnout in history.
INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.
Summer is seen by most as a time of relaxation. A time to vacation. A time to fire up the grill and enjoy the outdoors.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.
If you needed a poster to display the dysfunction in Congress, look no further than the “We Shall Overcome” photo op that took place with Congressional leaders on Tuesday. John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell linked hands and arms and swayed uncomfortably as they obs…
INDIANAPOLIS | State legislators interrupted their summer breaks Tuesday for an unprecedented one-day session to correct errors and omissions in several new laws before they take effect July 1.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — About 100 lawmakers from 33 states are expected to gather at the Indiana Statehouse for discussions about how to call the first constitutional convention since the nation's founding.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fewer Hoosiers voted in the May 6 primary than in any statewide election over the past quarter-century, and possibly ever.
After some remarks I gave to an Indianapolis group on Feb. 20 about defending Indiana’s laws, an audience member posed a question about the Constitution's 17th Amendment, which requires direct election of U.S. senators by voters. I replied the 17th Amendment also permits state legislatures t…
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, is a step closer toward reclaiming the Indiana Senate seat once held by his late father, Ernie.
On the face of it, there are five Indiana House and Senate races on the ballot Tuesday in Lake and Porter counties. Really, though, there are only three districts involved.
Roxanna Hanford and Lon Childress are the candidates (D) for the Indiana Senate -- District 6 seat.
Rick Niemeyer and Chris Shepherd are the candidates (R) for the Indiana Senate District 6.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to reform how Indiana draws its legislative districts, which could determine who gets elected and the policies they pursue, was perhaps the top item the General Assembly failed to act on last month prior to adjourning for the year.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
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