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South Shore funding took unplanned route through Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | When the Indiana General Assembly convened 10 weeks ago, no one expected region lawmakers would return with $4 million to help the local match to obtain federal funds for the South Shore Line extension to Dyer.

March 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Niemeyer bids farewell to House, hopes to return as senator

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, who is leaving the Indiana House to run for the Senate, was lauded Thursday by his soon-to-be former colleagues.

March 13, 2014 6:00 pm

Lots left to do with little time remaining in legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly is likely to wrap up its work this week a day or two ahead of Friday's mandatory adjournment deadline.

March 09, 2014 1:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Delph’s re-election isn't foregone conclusion

BRIAN HOWEY: Delph’s re-election isn't foregone conclusion

Mike Delph is a Republican state senator from Carmel, but he is well known to Republicans throughout the state.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Post-Tribune loses Statehouse office

INDIANAPOLIS | The governor's office has reclaimed the unused Statehouse workspace of the Post-Tribune.

February 18, 2014 3:10 pm

Gary Chamber of Commerce to visit Indiana Statehouse

GARY | Local businesspeople can tour the Indiana Statehouse and see how the legislative process works.

February 06, 2014 3:51 pm
Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

Clear plan, budget needed for South Shore to advance at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | No single person at the Statehouse is standing in the way of South Shore expansion, because outside the 21-member Northwest Indiana legislative delegation, few of the 129 other state senators and representatives have even heard of it.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Statehouse busts of black politicians unveiled

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Lonnie Randolph, D-East Chicago, presided Thursday over the unveiling of two busts of trailblazing African-American Hoosier politicians, now on permanent display in the Statehouse.

January 16, 2014 2:53 pm
Pence blames shutdown on Obama

Pence blames shutdown on Obama

Gov. Mike Pence revs a motorcycle engine at the Statehouse before departing Friday on the annual "Ride with the Governor" fundraiser for the Indiana National Guard Relief Fund. He told reporters prior to leaving on the 100-mile trip that President Barack Obama should find common ground with …

October 04, 2013 10:52 am
DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?

October 04, 2013 12:00 am Video

Project to overhaul state's school ratings begins

INDIANAPOLIS | A Statehouse committee room seemed more like a classroom Thursday as the group of education and community leaders charged with developing a new rating system for Indiana schools met for the first time.

September 19, 2013 12:55 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare and the need for hard questions

BRIAN HOWEY: Obamacare and the need for hard questions

On Aug. 24, 2001, a French stuntman named Thierry Devaux tried to bungee jump from Lady Liberty's torch in the New York Harbor. He ended up dangling on his parasail from her wrist.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am

Region students win top marks in We the People contest

INDIANAPOLIS | Fifth-grade students from four Northwest Indiana schools earned top ratings in a We the People competition at the Statehouse on Friday by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of government and the Constitution.

May 17, 2013 6:30 pm

Valparaiso University band performs Statehouse concert

INDIANAPOLIS | The theme songs of epic films echoed off the marble walls of the Indiana Statehouse Thursday as the Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band performed under the blue glass skylight in the rotunda, the final stop on their 2013 tour.

March 07, 2013 7:00 pm
Lake County judge, student honored at state's MLK celebration

Lake County judge, student honored at state's MLK celebration

INDIANAPOLIS | A Lake County judge and a Lake Central High School student were honored Thursday at Indiana's birthday celebration for Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Governor gets flu shot, reminds Hoosiers to get theirs as well

Governor gets flu shot, reminds Hoosiers to get theirs as well

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence got a flu shot in his Statehouse office Thursday and encouraged all eligible Hoosiers to also get vaccinated against the flu.

January 17, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Indiana Senate seeks student pages

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana middle and high school students can get an up-close look at the legislative process -- and an excused absence from school -- by volunteering to serve as an Indiana Senate page for a day.

December 18, 2012 4:30 pm Related

It's official: Romney wins Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Chuck Williams, of Valparaiso, joined 10 other Hoosier Republicans in the Indiana House chamber Monday to officially cast the state's 11 electoral votes for Mitt Romney.

December 17, 2012 5:15 pm Related

Pences invite Hoosiers to attend inauguration events

INDIANAPOLIS | Registration is now open for Hoosiers interested in attending the Jan. 12-14 inauguration activities for Gov.-elect Mike Pence.

December 10, 2012 6:22 pm Related
Portrait means Gov. Daniels now belongs to the ages

Portrait means Gov. Daniels now belongs to the ages

INDIANAPOLIS | The official portrait of Gov. Mitch Daniels was unveiled Tuesday at a Statehouse ceremony featuring fond memories, a few tears and plenty of friends.

October 16, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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