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BRIAN HOWEY: Mike Pence for president? Stay tuned

BRIAN HOWEY: Mike Pence for president? Stay tuned

Mike Pence for president?

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
GOP-linked state school board member stays 'independent'

GOP-linked state school board member stays 'independent'

INDIANAPOLIS | The governor's office is standing by its claim a State Board of Education member with longstanding ties to the Republican Party is an independent, even though another member's recent resignation would permit him to serve openly as a Republican.

September 29, 2013 11:15 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: A wave of opportunity for greatness

GUEST COMMENTARY: A wave of opportunity for greatness

Today, Govs. Mike Pence, Pat Quinn and Scott Walker have the opportunity to create history by rallying and encouraging community, business, government and academic leaders from 21 counties in Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin around one unifying mission – to work together on common regional goals.

September 27, 2013 12:00 am

Wisconsin governor grateful to Hoosier Republicans for example, leadership

INDIANAPOLIS | Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker praised Hoosier Republicans on Tuesday for blazing a trail of conservative policies that he's followed and implemented in the Badger State.

July 09, 2013 8:45 pm

Scott Walker proposes 1% education aid increase

The governor told the Associated Press that he also is making incentive money available, which could be used as incentive payments for teachers based on how well schools perform on state report cards.

February 17, 2013 11:15 am
ANDREA NEAL: Daniels helped state weather recession

ANDREA NEAL: Daniels helped state weather recession

In his first State of the State address in 2005, Gov. Mitch Daniels announced, “Our state’s public finances are in ruins.” Unaware of the coming recession, he made four promises to citizens: To work to strengthen the economy, make government leaner and more efficient, modernize infrastructur…

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wisconsin recall election has regional, national significance

The election defeat of the effort to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is significant for national politics, in particular the Midwest. Democratic nominee Tom Barrett, Milwaukee's mayor, faced Walker in a replay of their 2010 election contest.

June 09, 2012 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Is the governor's race a slam dunk for Pence?

BRIAN HOWEY: Is the governor's race a slam dunk for Pence?

And then there were three, for what Politico might have described prematurely as a "slam dunk" election of U.S. Rep. Mike Pence to the Indiana governorship.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Governors are fighting controls on new invasive species

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Governors are fighting controls on new invasive species

I'm not sure how to explain why three Great Lakes governors are actually arguing against tough controls on new invasive species. But that is just what happened in September.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am

Wis. gov. takes another poke at Illinois

SPRINGFIELD | After several quiet weeks, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Thursday fired another salvo in his border war against Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.

April 29, 2011 7:15 pm

Illinois looks to Wisconsin -- and recalls last year

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois lawmakers may be feeling a sense of deja vu as they look to neighboring Wisconsin's struggle to solve a pension and budget deficit.

March 01, 2011 12:00 am

Lansing's Quinn may honor Bears bet

LANSING | Gov. Pat Quinn earlier this week canceled an appearance at a Milwaukee food bank to honor his end of a bet with Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker over the Super Bowl playoff face-off between the Bears and Green Bay Packers.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Daniels' actions show why he's needed in Oval Office

Gov. Mitch Daniels once again showed he is not interested in running for president. And by doing so, he has shown why he should.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker rehearses his fireside speech at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. Opponents to the governor's bill to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers are in their eighth day of large scale protests. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

February 23, 2011 2:37 pm

Illinoisans head north for Wisconsin labor protests

SPRINGFIELD | The protests over union bargaining rights in Wisconsin are drawing Illinoisans on both sides of the issue north of the border.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Wisconsin works to poach Illinois businesses

SPRINGFIELD | Leaders in neighboring states have used Illinois' recent income tax increase to try to lure businesses into moving, and Wisconsin could soon have another piece of bait in that battle: tax breaks.

January 23, 2011 12:00 am

Multistate fight keeps going after Illinois tax hike is OK'd

MADISON, Wis. | The interstate bickering over tax policy continues between Wisconsin and Illinois politicians.

January 15, 2011 12:00 am

Train maker looking at Illinois relocation

SPRINGFIELD | Illinois is among at least three states vying to reap jobs from Wisconsin's rejection of federal funding for high-speed passenger rail.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am
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