For political junkies, the notion of former Democratic Gov. Evan Bayh challenging Gov. Mike Pence was as enticing as a Sox vs. Cubs World Series.
Preposterous, I say. That the Indiana attorney general is making this argument against the interests of more than 155,000 middle class Hoosiers is indeed part of the theater of the absurd. It might be funny if it were not tragic. Here is the scenario.
There are those who say the Indiana right-to-work law would be better named the right-to-work-for-less law.
In January 2012, anti-smoking advocates were touting the results of a just-completed poll — and hoping the Indiana General Assembly would pass a statewide workplace smoking ban.
INDIANAPOLIS | The five justices of the Indiana Supreme Court struggled during oral arguments Thursday to pin down precisely how the state's right-to-work law is unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Thursday in Attorney General Greg Zoeller's first appeal of two Lake County judicial rulings finding the state's right-to-work law violates the Indiana Constitution.
It's obvious a recent writer does not like what Mitch Daniels has done for Indiana. Maybe he should look at the fact he kept Indiana financially sound and in the black while our neighbor to the west flounders in near bankruptcy. Indiana is one of the nine out 10 states with the highest econo…
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.
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.
I had my first encounter with Indiana’s school funding formula while covering the General Assembly in the early 1980s.
INDIANAPOLIS | The decision to outsource Hoosier Lottery marketing, sales and distribution to a private company is starting to pay off for Indiana.
In a recent op-ed, State Board of Education member Tony Walker stated, “Indiana is in jeopardy of losing its exemption from No Child Left Behind” because of the change in the superintendent of public instruction in 2013. He further encourages us to believe “the U.S. Department of Education h…
INDIANAPOLIS | Two years after becoming just the second female ever to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court, Justice Loretta Rush is now its leader.
As someone who was in on the birth of the Healthy Indiana Plan from the very beginning, I suppose I should feel paternal warmth at the praise that has been heaped on the program by Gov. Mike Pence in recent weeks.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration halted enrollment Thursday in the Healthy Indiana Plan because state funding for the program no longer can support additional participants.
The unification of Northwest Indiana's two Purdue University campuses continues to move forward. On Friday, the Purdue Board of Trustees approved the name change to Purdue University Northwest.
Where, oh where is the Cline Avenue Expressway bridge?
Every other week or so there seems to be another story about Indiana Gov. Mike Pence flitting about New York City or Washington, D.C., in an effort to bolster his stock for a run for president in 2016. Politically, that isn’t far down the road.
Timing is everything. That's as true for politics and public policy as for everything else.
Regardless of your political persuasion, it’s hard to argue against Indiana’s tremendous economic recovery and pragmatic reforms over the past couple of years.
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