INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House and Senate met briefly Thursday to give final approval to another batch of legislation that now goes to Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto.
INDIANAPOLIS | Several legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers, and other measures set to affect the region, received final approval Wednesday by the Republican-controlled General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana lawmakers last week nearly jumped on a bandwagon of states seeking to add measures that some contend legitimize discrimination under the guise of religious liberty.
INDIANAPOLIS | Should a business that claims a religious affiliation be allowed to hire only those people who share the same beliefs?
INDIANAPOLIS | The Twitter antics that prompted Senate Republicans to exile state Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, to a new chamber seat deep in Democratic territory also forced state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, out of the back row seat she loved.
INDIANAPOLIS | This election year could find more politicians and their supporters visiting residents of gated communities and other neighborhoods that usually restrict door-to-door solicitors.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House-approved measure halting the privatization of a state annuity program for retired government employees, including teachers, cleared a Senate committee Wednesday 9-0 and advances to the full Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Local elected officials addressed questions involving everything from economic development to gay marriage Saturday during a legislative forum.
UNION TOWNSHIP | The public is invited to attend the third annual Legislative Forum and Update for residents of Porter County, sponsored by the Porter County Retired Teachers Association at 9 a.m., Saturday.
PORTAGE | Concerned he might not be able to drive on the snow-covered streets but wanting to hear what his legislators had to say, Jerald Balta hiked the 2 miles from his home to Portage City Hall Saturday.
State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden DunesRepresents: Ogden Dunes, Portage, Chesterton, South Haven, Burns Harbor, Beverly Shores, Michigan City, WestvilleExperience: State senator since 2005; attorneyCommittees: Appropriations (ranking Democrat); Pensions and Labor (ranking Democrat); Correcti…
INDIANAPOLIS | The Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority would get a $4 million budget bump under a plan to fix an income tax break aimed at Lake County's poorest homeowners but claimed by many more.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled chambers of the Indiana General Assembly separately approved competing plans Thursday that both give big tax breaks to Hoosier companies.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, will host four town hall-style discussions in northern Porter and LaPorte counties in February, including two Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Residents of gated communities and neighborhoods with prohibitions on political campaigning may soon be getting a lot of unwanted visitors, with no way to stop them.
INDIANAPOLIS | A plan to further reduce Indiana's corporate income tax rate and exempt small businesses from the personal property tax was approved 7-2 by a Senate committee Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is continuing her efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Indiana, even though Republican Gov. Mike Pence and the Republican-controlled Legislature take pride in resisting the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | Apparently forgetting Ronald Reagan's political axiom, "If you're explaining, you're losing," the Republican leaders of the Indiana House and Senate are hoping two and a half pages of explanation can make their two-sentence marriage amendment more palatable.
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