The national debate over Common Core State Standards has intensified in recent months as several states have begun rejecting the standards in favor of drafting their own. Indiana was the first. Our actions have been mischaracterized for several reasons, many of them political.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's nearly decade-long experiment requiring voters produce photo identification to obtain a ballot likely isn't to blame for the state's lackluster voter turnout.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers should not expect any significant increases in state spending, though businesses could see another round of tax cuts under the 2016-17 Indiana budget now being crafted by Gov. Mike Pence.
NASHVILLE, Ind. | Sometime between Labor Day and Sept. 10 when he appears at a Northwest Indiana One Region event, Evan Bayh is expected to make a decision that will have emphatic political ramifications for Indiana over the next decade.
When the first of five Northwest Indiana casinos opened in Gary in 1996, there were those who thought it would result in the revitalization of Northwest Indiana.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and the State Board of Education have continued to make great strides on improving schools and overall education in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers purchasing health insurance on Indiana's federally run marketplace next year will select from at least 975 plans offered by nine companies, up from four companies and 278 plans this year.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath warned Thursday that 70 state employees in LaPorte County will lose their jobs if the Indiana Department of Correction closes the Camp Summit youth offender boot camp program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has tapped a suburban Indianapolis state representative to head the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.
Indiana physicians will love the expanded Healthy Indiana Plan. Here’s why: Long before Washington gave us the Affordable Care Act, Indiana played a pioneering role in another well-established health care reform movement, consumer-directed health care.
Here's what U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan had to say about the political climate surrounding education issues in our state: "Indiana has some very, very deep dysfunction right now, some fundamental challenges that I hope for the sake of kids that they can work through."
I had my first encounter with Indiana’s school funding formula while covering the General Assembly in the early 1980s.
Sometimes folks with the biggest hearts lack comparably sized pocketbooks.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: chief justices.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Labor no longer is enforcing the state's right-to-work law that two Lake County judges ruled unconstitutional, but Gov. Mike Pence believes it's only a matter of time before the labor law is back on the books.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence frequently is listed among a dozen or so Republican governors and members of Congress considering a 2016 run for president of the United States.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras has rejected Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras postpone his decision finding Indiana's right-to-work law unconstitutional.
The ongoing dysfunction surrounding Glenda Ritz, the State Board of Education and Gov. Mike Pence hurts Indiana's children.
INDIANAPOLIS | Loretta Rush vowed to respect the rule of law and promote "fair, impartial, effective justice" as the new chief justice of Indiana.
Let’s ponder “our children” and “their children.”
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