INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will participate this week in a planning session for a future Convention of the States that could bypass Congress and make changes to the U.S. Constitution if a supermajority of states approve.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
SPRINGFIELD | The state’s largest employee union said Wednesday that Gov. Pat Quinn canceled a speech after learning rank-and-file workers would be protesting outside the event.
CROWN POINT | A woman opposing the firing of a longtime employee of the Lake County Sheriff's Animal Adoption Center reported receiving a call Monday from the sheirff's investigations division regarding charges being filed against her.
CHICAGO | A demonstration in Chicago protesting foreclosures and evictions has ended without any arrests.
Groups in Lake and Porter counties are planning events this week in connection with the 99 Percent Spring national movement to encourage nonviolent activism in residents.
CRETE | Protesters who oppose a proposed immigration detention center in Crete converged on the village Sunday, including dozens who had marched from Chicago.
Activists march on South Dearborn Street in the Loop on Wednesday to protest the Guantanamo Bay prison. An ordinance up for approval this week could deter first-time protesters from joining rallies, some say.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels celebrated Indiana's status as a national leader in education reform, business climate and government efficiency in his final State of the State address Tuesday night but said there's still more to do, including enacting a right-to-work law.
The Grassroots Collaborative organized a Corporate Welfare Tour in support of the Responsible Budget Ordinance during Take Back Chicago's week of action in October.
CHICAGO | Nearly a month after the fact, Take Back Chicago's week of action may already seem like a distant memory for many. But for the organizers, it is a different story.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has affirmed its controversial ruling that Hoosiers have no right to ever physically resist police entry into their homes.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels enacted a fix for Indiana's insolvent unemployment insurance system Thursday that raises premiums for businesses and cuts benefits to the unemployed.
INDIANAPOLIS | Even if the Indiana House somehow managed to salvage the right-to-work proposal that led to this week's walkout of Democratic representatives, it will not be voted on in the Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | The division between the two political parties in the Indiana House widened Wednesday as each side waited to see whether the other would blink first in a partisan standoff that began Tuesday.
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