The headlines following the primary election upsets of Indiana state Reps. Rebecca Kubacki and Kathy Heuer were along the lines of “social conservatives strike back.”
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 52-43 on Monday to delete the controversial second sentence of the marriage amendment, likely restarting the multiyear amendment process and potentially postponing a public vote on the issue until at least 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | The three children killed this month in a Hammond house fire weighed heavily on Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. on Tuesday as he urged a legislative panel not to limit the ability of local governments to inspect rental properties.
Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller says securing money for additional school resource officers is among his top accomplishments of 2013. It's a responsible initiative.
After Indiana lawmakers wisely shot down a proposed law to put untrained, unidentified armed adults in schools, the plan was to further discuss school security options this summer.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers are likely next year to consider specifically adding schools to Indiana's existing "castle doctrine" law that permits Hoosiers to stand their ground and use deadly force to counter perceived threats to themselves, another person or their property.
Legislation to bring necessary reforms to the Department of Child Services has fortunately cleared the first hurdles in the Indiana General Assembly.
When I was a high school page for House Speaker Kermit Burrous back in the early 1970s, I remember standing at the speaker’s podium for a photo with him, and looking out across the House chambers as members gathered for the session. I saw Jeff Espich and, of course, the little giant, the mar…
Once again, Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid has voiced her opinion on an issue affecting county employees -- including herself. This time it's about employee compensation.
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