Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann stopped by The Times for a special edition of the Political Roundtable.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.
Four political figures from Northwest Indiana were on the short list for lieutenant governor on both the Democratic and Republican tickets.
U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, R-Columbus, who is running for governor, should choose Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas as his running mate.
News this week of campaign donations and campaign spending brings us back to a familiar axiom in politics: Money is power.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman is urging Hoosiers to once again send a letter to U.S. service members for the holidays.
Without a doubt, my favorite part of my job is traveling from community to community across our state to meet with Hoosiers.
Early voting hasn't even started yet, and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. already has won his first, and perhaps biggest, victory.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | The latest attempt by state lawmakers to eliminate the lieutenant governor's office has at least one opponent: the lieutenant governor.
America is celebrating the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth this month.
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