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DOUG ROSS: Could Indiana be presidential battleground?

DOUG ROSS: Could Indiana be presidential battleground?

Before Evan Bayh spoke at One Region's annual luncheon Wednesday, everyone was asking if the former senator and governor would announce whether he's going to run for governor in 2016. But that's wan't the right question.

September 14, 2014 9:00 am Related
Political Roundtable: Sue Ellspermann

Political Roundtable: Sue Ellspermann

Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann stopped by The Times for a special edition of the Political Roundtable.

December 09, 2013 2:53 pm
Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

Lawmaker's resignation opens policy possibilities

INDIANAPOLIS | Repeatedly blocked proposals to legalize Sunday alcohol sales and expand gaming may have a chance to become law next year following the resignation of state Rep. Bill Davis, R-Portland.

October 25, 2013 1:24 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

GUEST COMMENTARY: LaPorte County needs more economic development help

As LaPorte County Commission president, I was very pleased to help host Lt. Gov. Sue Ellsperman in the county complex meeting rooms Aug. 27 for the latest stop in her 92-county statewide listening tour. I'd like to share with your readers the letter I handed to the lieutenant governor and her staff:

September 12, 2013 12:00 am
Lieutenant Governor works to bring defense jobs to Indiana

Lieutenant Governor works to bring defense jobs to Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is not letting the federal budget sequester, which will slice $492 billion from defense spending over the next 10 years, ruin her plans to lure defense companies to the state through the new Indiana Office of Defense Development.

March 04, 2013 1:59 pm

Pence plan for energy office clears Senate committee

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's plan to consolidate the state's energy programs under a Chief Energy Officer who'd report directly to the governor was approved by an Indiana Senate committee Monday.

February 04, 2013 5:45 pm Related

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PHIL WIELAND: Big wind brings blowhard Wielando's annual visit

It's an ill wind that blows no good, and this week's storm blew in the no-goodest prognosticator of them all: The Amazing Wielando.

December 28, 2012 12:00 am

GOP lieutenant governor candidate promotes business

CROWN POINT | The Republican plan to revive Northwest Indiana's economy involves creating a rising tide of new jobs and investment for the entire state.

September 20, 2012 7:45 pm
DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

"I'm the policy wonk in this odd couple," state Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, told me with a twinkle in her eye last Friday.

August 22, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Region comes up short again in state race

MARK KIESLING: Region comes up short again in state race

Four political figures from Northwest Indiana were on the short list for lieutenant governor on both the Democratic and Republican tickets.

May 23, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Pence should run with Valpo's Costas

EDITORIAL: Pence should run with Valpo's Costas

U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Columbus, who is running for governor, should choose Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas as his running mate.

February 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Money buys Dean White a spot on clout list

News this week of campaign donations and campaign spending brings us back to a familiar axiom in politics: Money is power.

January 19, 2012 7:15 pm

Lt. governor leading holiday card campaign for U.S. troops

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman is urging Hoosiers to once again send a letter to U.S. service members for the holidays.

October 13, 2011 3:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Community development a vital part of Indiana's success

GUEST COMMENTARY: Community development a vital part of Indiana's success

Without a doubt, my favorite part of my job is traveling from community to community across our state to meet with Hoosiers.

April 28, 2011 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: McDermott-Janiec sparring has resumed

DOUG ROSS: McDermott-Janiec sparring has resumed

Early voting hasn't even started yet, and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. already has won his first, and perhaps biggest, victory.

March 11, 2011 12:00 am

Lt. Gov. Simon opposes abolishing her office

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The latest attempt by state lawmakers to eliminate the lieutenant governor's office has at least one opponent: the lieutenant governor.

February 26, 2011 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers can learn from Reagan's governorship

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hoosiers can learn from Reagan's governorship

America is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth this month.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
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