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New generation preparing to fight for America's future

New generation preparing to fight for America's future

INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.

April 12, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Coats seeks return of 'regular order' in U.S. Senate

Coats seeks return of 'regular order' in U.S. Senate

INDIANAPOLIS | If Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate following this year's elections, expect a fierce intraparty battle over whether to punish Democrats for enacting Senate rules changes that largely have sidelined the chamber's minority party.

March 22, 2014 4:44 pm

House wants commission to draw legislative district maps

INDIANAPOLIS | Campaigns and elections for seats in the General Assembly and Indiana's Congressional delegation may become more competitive under a House plan approved 77-20 Tuesday.

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Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

Donnelly donates government shutdown pay to food banks

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has donated a portion of the salary he earned during the 16-day federal government shutdown to a Gary food bank.

November 21, 2013 5:00 pm

Pence fills state school board vacancy

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Wednesday appointed Gordon Hendry, an Indianapolis Democrat, to the State Board of Education.

September 25, 2013 5:15 pm
'Independent' has lengthy GOP background

'Independent' has lengthy GOP background

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education appears to be operating with more Republican members than permitted under Indiana law.

September 08, 2013 10:15 pm Photos

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Democrats hope to benefit from GOP tax-veto clash

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier Democrats are working to capitalize on last week's unusual one-day special session of the Indiana General Assembly that saw a Republican-dominated legislature override a Republican governor's veto to enact a retroactive income tax increase.

June 14, 2013 7:00 pm
State lawmakers easily override governor's tax veto

State lawmakers easily override governor's tax veto

INDIANAPOLIS | Prioritizing practicality over principle, the anti-tax Indiana General Assembly on Wednesday overrode a veto by Gov. Mike Pence and enacted into law a retroactive income tax increase for residents of two counties.

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Top Democrat condemns GOP 'punting' to expand Medicaid eligibility

Top Democrat condemns GOP 'punting' to expand Medicaid eligibility

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.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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House Republicans shoot down Democrats' middle class amendment

House Republicans shoot down Democrats' middle class amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democrats discovered Thursday the Republican supermajority will hang together in the name of party unity even if it means ignoring the needs of middle class families. 

January 17, 2013 5:00 pm Related

Republican newcomers compete for chance at Visclosky

INDIANAPOLIS | The two Republicans competing to face U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, haven't previously sought elective office, but they aren't short on ideas for how to fix America.

April 22, 2012 6:00 pm

Daniels warns national audience of debt dangers

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels warned more than 20,000 Americans on Tuesday the country faces a "survival-level threat" if it does not act to reduce the national debt.

March 13, 2012 6:45 pm
Chet Dobis about to close book on 42 years in Indiana House

Chet Dobis about to close book on 42 years in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | When the speaker's gavel slams down today to end the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly, it also will close the legislative career of the only state representative Merrillville has known.

March 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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