Have you felt the weightlessness in the past couple of weeks? It's the rapid descent of some of our most basic constitutional rights at both the federal and state levels of government.
As if there weren't enough reasons to distrust the folks in Washington, the U.S. Department of Justice seized Associated Press phone records. This shows yet again the need for a federal media shield law.
INDIANAPOLIS | Fifth-grade students from four Northwest Indiana schools earned top ratings in a We the People competition at the Statehouse on Friday by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of government and the Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | The U.S. Justice Department seizure of reporter telephone records likely would be a crime if Gov. Mike Pence had won passage of the federal media shield law he championed in Congress.
Representatives from throughout the state – Republican and Democrat – joined together this session to address issues at the forefront of Hoosier minds: maintaining our state’s fiscal integrity, spurring job creation and expanding education opportunities for every Hoosier family.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence has now acted on all 295 legislative proposals submitted to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly — signing 291, allowing one to become law without his signature and vetoing three.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is only half-joking when he describes a new law permitting the sale of uninspected frozen rabbit meat at roadside stands as the jobs bill of the just-concluded 2013 legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has just two more days to decide the fate of two measures that could change Lake County forever.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically approved legislation Thursday loosening a requirement that students attend public school for at least one year to qualify for a private school voucher.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence issued his first vetoes Wednesday, rejecting two measures requiring licensing for certain health care jobs.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday signed into law Indiana's $30 billion, two-year state budget that keeps spending increases below the inflation rate and provides Hoosiers more than a billion dollars in tax cuts.
Republican Gov. Mike Pence, seated at center, signs Indiana's 2014-15 state budget into law during a ceremony Wednesday in Crawfordsville, Ind. He was joined by state Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, left, and state Rep. Tim Brown, R-Crawfordsville.
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GRIFFITH | The town is waiting for the final step in its quest for financial relief from Calumet Township — the signature of Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations can each seek up to $50,000 in matching state funds to hire local police as school resource officers under a new law signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | Whiting Mayor Joe Stahura plans to aggressively move ahead on new lakefront development projects now that the city has six additional alcohol sales permits.
Last year, Hoosiers entrusted the Republican Party with some of their most precious possessions.
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