State Government News
INDIANAPOLIS | The eyebrow-raising moments that have accompanied Indiana's becoming a right-to-work state continued Thursday at the State Supreme Court, where Chief Justice Brent Dickson all but demanded House Republicans and Democrats settle their dispute over walkout fines before the court does.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana could fully implement the Affordable Care Act and provide Medicaid health coverage to a half million uninsured Hoosiers for at least four years without requiring any new revenue.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission will award a $500 college scholarship to the high school student who best shows how to promote equality.
INDIANAPOLIS | An East Chicago child molester received a fair trial last year despite not being present in the courtroom, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
INDIANAPOLIS | With money from the Indiana Toll Road lease set to run out in the next three years, a panel of state lawmakers Thursday began looking at how Indiana will pay for roads and bridges in the future.
INDIANAPOLIS | When Republicans were on the verge of winning a U.S. House majority in 2010 on a platform of reducing government spending, six-term Congressman Mike Pence insisted the party not abandon its traditional focus on social issues.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday rejected a sentence-reduction request from a Lowell man convicted of raping his 91-year-old neighbor.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is steadily reducing its unemployment insurance debt, but Hoosier businesses will continue paying an increasing annual penalty through at least 2014 as punishment for the state's unemployment fund shortfall.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg criticized Republican Mike Pence Monday for a Pence plan that would enable the federal government to run Indiana's health insurance marketplace under Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | Policy, not politics, was the focus of a unique forum Tuesday that saw Indiana's former chief justice interview the three men seeking to become the state's next chief executive.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence believes Indiana should not establish a state-managed health insurance marketplace and must oppose every attempt to implement the "deeply flawed" Obamacare law.
INDIANAPOLIS | If the response from local and state officials to the apparent resolution of the Cline Avenue Bridge quandary is any indication, the issue of replacing free roads and bridges with tolled infrastructure is likely to divide Hoosiers for years to come.
INDIANAPOLIS | The top candidates for Indiana governor on Thursday each released plans they claimed will lead to more jobs for Hoosier workers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the murder conviction of a Gary man who shot his estranged wife in 1986 and was captured 24 years later following tips generated by the television program "America's Most Wanted."
INDIANAPOLIS | The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management is reaching out to Hoosier members of Congress trying to overturn a ruling that Northwest Indiana's air quality does not meet federal standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments and school corporations will pay higher employee pension contributions next year due to lackluster stock market earnings during the 2012 budget year that ended June 30.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Engelica Castillo was ordered to serve 65 years in prison instead of life for murdering her 2-year-old cousin, Jada Justice. The Indiana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Castillo's original sentence of life without the possibility of parole was inappropriate.
SPRINGFIELD | State officials are slowly cleaning up the fallout from Gov. Pat Quinn's now-averted decision to lay off nearly 2,000 employees.
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