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Pence stops in Valpo for coffee and selfies

Pence stops in Valpo for coffee and selfies

VALPARAISO | Jimmy's Cafe is no stranger to visits by the state's governors, and on Wednesday the Valparaiso eatery was packed with local pols eager to meet and greet with Gov. Mike Pence.

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Pence attends ribbon cutting at Michigan City Energy Academy

Pence attends ribbon cutting at Michigan City Energy Academy

MICHIGAN CITY | Giving high school students the technical skills needed for high demand jobs after graduating is one of Gov. Mike Pence's top priorities.

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Pence stands firm against preschool expansion

Pence stands firm against preschool expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats are continuing to pound Republican Gov. Mike Pence for his decision not to seek up to $80 million in federal funds for preschool education in Indiana.

October 21, 2014 4:30 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lost opportunity for early childhood education

Since taking office last year, one of the most exciting things to see in Indiana has been the growing momentum and support for early childhood education.

October 21, 2014 12:00 am

FBI reviews Hammond traffic stop, unreasonable force allegations

HAMMOND | Region FBI agents are reviewing the recent Hammond police traffic stop that led to allegations of unreasonable force.

October 20, 2014 7:25 pm

Pence, Rokita demand Ebola travel ban

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence insists Indiana health officials are prepared should a Hoosier be infected by Ebola, but nevertheless wants the federal government to bar travelers from West Africa from entering the United States.

October 20, 2014 12:14 pm Related
House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

House Republicans bet on private sector for infant mortality fix

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans are preparing to wager the lives of some 700 Hoosier babies a year on their philosophy that the private sector is more capable of reducing infant mortality than any government program.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Develop pre-K the Indiana way

GUEST COMMENTARY: Develop pre-K the Indiana way

Earlier this year, our state made history by approving the first state-funded, pre-kindergarten grant program for low-income families in Indiana. The General Assembly enacted bipartisan legislation to launch a five-county pilot the Indiana way, with $10 million in state funds combined with m…

October 19, 2014 12:00 am
Pence backing Rauner but not campaigning with him

Pence backing Rauner but not campaigning with him

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel this week to several New England states, including the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire, to campaign with Republican candidates running for governor.

October 18, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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State Board of Education delays release of school grades

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education postponed the expected release of 2013-14 grades for thousands of Indiana schools Wednesday, instead voting to wait three weeks for five possibly incorrect school ratings to be confirmed.

October 15, 2014 3:10 pm Related

Balanced budget, school funding-fix top priorities for House GOP

INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans promised to enact a balanced budget, reform the school funding formula, improve Statehouse ethics and promote public health and safety, if they maintain their majority following the Nov. 4 elections.

October 14, 2014 11:30 pm

State asking Hoosiers to report suspicious activity

INDIANAPOLIS | As tensions rise in the Middle East, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is relaunching a program encouraging Hoosiers to report suspicious activity to law enforcement.

October 13, 2014 5:00 pm

GUEST EDITORIAL: Prevention best medicine for BMV

If confession is indeed good for the soul, then the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles should be feeling a little better. But fixing the system in addition to admitting errors would be even better.

October 13, 2014 12:00 am
RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

RICH JAMES: It doesn't take courage to ignore a problem

Indiana has more than $2 billion in the bank, and its roads and bridges are crumbling at an ever-increasing rate.

October 12, 2014 12:00 am

Gaming changes may hinge on fate of second Gary casino license

INDIANAPOLIS | A competitive advantage awarded to Gary's casinos back when the boats sailed Lake Michigan could end up sinking Majestic Star's chances to relocate its gaming facility on land adjacent to the now-moored vessels.

October 11, 2014 10:00 pm
State revenue misses target three months in a row

State revenue misses target three months in a row

INDIANAPOLIS | State tax revenue in September failed to meet expectations for the third month in a row, the first time that's happened since Gov. Mike Pence took office in 2013.

October 10, 2014 4:30 pm Related

Odds improving for Indiana land-based gaming

INDIANAPOLIS | The Legislature's gaming study committee appears poised to recommend Indiana's permanently docked riverboat casinos be allowed to move on land adjacent to their current sites.

October 09, 2014 12:00 am

Pence taking state's economic development message to Canada

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel to Toronto on Wednesday for an international trade mission promoting the state's ties to Canada and encouraging Canadian companies to locate U.S. operations in Indiana.

October 07, 2014 12:30 pm
Feds not buying Pence's health proposal

Feds not buying Pence's health proposal

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence doesn't seem to be making much progress in his quest to win federal approval for his Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

October 06, 2014 7:45 pm Related
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