As the 2014 legislative session comes to a close, legislative trends and efforts are clearly earmarked by examples of discrimination, favoritism for religious interests and increased profit making for businesses and investors at the expense of public education. Here are some questions about …
Mike Delph is a Republican state senator from Carmel, but he is well known to Republicans throughout the state.
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 | 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 | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, intends to hold a second Senate vote on the marriage amendment next year to ensure it gets on the ballot in 2016.
Sen. Mike Delph turned against the GOP leadership in the Indiana Senate over the watered-down marriage amendment.
It’s little wonder that today’s political discourse is polarized. The folks doing most of the arguing know so little about the past that they cannot justify their views with historical evidence or data. So they appeal to emotion, name calling, stereotypes and hyperbole.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage debate at the Statehouse is over — for 10 months at least.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, has promised "an announcement Monday morning you won't want to miss," following an epic, two-day Twitter rant where he condemned weak Republican leadership, gay-marriage supporters, liberal Christian ministers and activist judges.
INDIANAPOLIS | Eight seconds of near silence, followed by the sharp bang of a wooden gavel and the roar of cheers and applause ended Indiana's marriage debate — for now.
On New Year's Day, Indiana's four freshman members of the U.S. House voted against the so-called fiscal cliff deal. If the deal hadn't passed — and it did by a 257 to 167 margin — most middle class families would have seen their taxes go up somewhere in the $2,000- to $3,000-a-year range.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence will not be cowed by Republican lawmakers questioning whether Indiana can afford Pence's proposal to cut the state's income tax rate by 10 percent.
HOBART | Local members of the Indiana Federation for Immigration Reform and Enforcement, called IFIRE, will show a controversial film on illegal immigration at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Hobart's Art Theatre, 230 Main St.
As much as I try to connect the dots on major issues, sometimes those dots seem to connect themselves. That has been happening on illegal immigration lately.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana plans to bill the federal government $130,953,979, the estimated cost of state services used by illegal immigrants since July 1, 2011.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana Hispanic social services organization will continue its legal challenge to the state's 2011 immigration law after a U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday involving a similar Arizona law left the constitutionality of most provisions of the Indiana law unresolved.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana and Illinois lawmakers reacted along party lines Friday to President Barack Obama's decision to halt deportations and provide work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the country at a young age.
GARY | Fewer than a dozen people showed up at Roosevelt High School for the 11th and final IHSAA Hoops Town Hall series about the state of Indiana class basketball but one thing was clear:
Most folks from Indiana are familiar with the 1954 story of how tiny Milan High beat powerhouse Muncie Central in the state basketball finals.
Whatever your stance on class basketball in Indiana, it really doesn't matter.
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