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Ellspermann stands with Indiana coal

INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is defending Indiana's coal industry and coal-fired power plants from proposed federal regulations aimed at reducing air pollution primarily caused by coal use.

July 24, 2014 5:30 pm
DOUG ROSS: Put marriage ruling in political perspective

DOUG ROSS: Put marriage ruling in political perspective

Timing is everything. That's as true for politics and public policy as for everything else.

June 29, 2014 12:00 am
Delegates begin planning for changes to U.S. Constitution

Delegates begin planning for changes to U.S. Constitution

INDIANAPOLIS | Representatives and senators from 29 states met Thursday in the Indiana Statehouse to begin planning for the first state-led revisions to the U.S. Constitution since the nation's fundamental governing document was enacted in 1789.

June 12, 2014 2:50 pm Photos

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Lawmaker questions Pence moves on health care

Lawmaker questions Pence moves on health care

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is not impressed with state efforts to dream up complicated workarounds to the Affordable Care Act when implementing the law would immediately provide health coverage to an estimated 400,000 low-income Hoosiers.

December 02, 2013 12:30 am Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana should aid health care, not fight it

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana should aid health care, not fight it

With the blessing of Gov. Mike Pence, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has elected to sue the IRS challenging the Affordable Care Act.

November 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pence seeks no-strings relationship with feds

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants to cut the strings that often are attached to the billions in program and grant dollars Indiana annually receives from the federal government.

July 30, 2013 6:30 pm

Zoeller likes idea for U.S. constitutional convention

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller sympathizes with state lawmakers who want to take an extraordinary step to rein in the power of the federal government.

May 08, 2013 5:00 pm Related

Ind. lawmakers drop call for U.S. constitutional convention

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana will not be leading the call for a limited constitutional convention intended to re-balance the relationship between the federal government and the states.

April 19, 2013 8:19 pm

Indiana Senate leader asking other states to join call for U.S. constitutional convention

INDIANAPOLIS | If some day the parchment of the U.S. Constitution is added to the ash heap of history, an action taken by the Indiana Senate this week may prove to be the spark that eventually set flame to the document that's governed the nation since 1789.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana Senate calls for U.S. constitutional convention

INDIANAPOLIS | Frustrated by what they perceive as federal government overreach on taxes and regulation, the Republican-controlled Indiana Senate on Tuesday approved three measures calling for a limited U.S. constitutional convention.

February 26, 2013 6:45 pm
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