INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate President David Long, R-Fort Wayne, intends to hold a second Senate vote on the marriage amendment next year to ensure it gets on the ballot in 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is disappointed that the Republican-controlled General Assembly is on track to produce zero major accomplishments before adjourning for the year in just three weeks.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's not often you'll hear a Hoosier governor claim Indiana's business taxes should be more like those in Illinois.
House Republicans stood up for costly duplication of services when they thwarted Democratic leader Scott Pelath's attempt to pull the financial plug on the Center for Education and Career Innovation.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is not impressed with the proposals approved so far by the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly, which reached the midpoint of its 2014 legislative session Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans stood up for a controversial new state agency last week, voting down a proposal by House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, to defund Gov. Mike Pence's Center for Education and Career Innovation.
UNION TOWNSHIP | The public is invited to attend the third annual Legislative Forum and Update for residents of Porter County, sponsored by the Porter County Retired Teachers Association at 9 a.m., Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The battle over the marriage amendment, which so far has dominated the 2014 legislative session, now shifts to the Senate after the House voted 57-40 Tuesday to keep its revised amendment alive.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 52-43 on Monday to delete the controversial second sentence of the marriage amendment, likely restarting the multiyear amendment process and potentially postponing a public vote on the issue until at least 2016.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, has called on the sponsors of the marriage amendment to withdraw their proposal, so the House can get back to doing the people's business.
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.
One of the most unique places in Indiana is Mount Baldy on the southern rim of Lake Michigan.
What Hoosiers demand from their government is a frank and honest assessment of problems, some common-sense solutions and a credible effort to make their lives better.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House responded Thursday to Republican Gov. Mike Pence's call for state-supported preschool, voting 87-9 for nearly the same pilot program it approved last year that was killed by the Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence focused on familiar themes Tuesday in his second State of the State address, asking the General Assembly to lower taxes on businesses and families, fund prekindergarten for low-income children and promote charter schools.
Just four days into the 2014 legislative session and we already have three business personal property tax-cut proposals on the table.
INDIANAPOLIS | One year after claiming the lion's share of the largest tax cut in state history, Hoosier businesses likely will win another reduction in their taxes this year, courtesy of the Republican-controlled General Assembly and Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment and an unprecedented companion measure aimed at limiting the impact of the broadly worded amendment were filed Thursday in the Indiana House by state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero.
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