The Indianapolis 500 always will be the fastest race in the state, but in even-numbered years the legislative sprint by the Indiana General Assembly runs a close second.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Center for Education and Career Innovation, a new state agency, was established by Republican Gov. Mike Pence to integrate education and workforce training in Indiana by uniting various school and employment boards and agencies under a single umbrella.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Marion County judge ruled Friday that Glenda Ritz, the Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, cannot use her Department of Education attorneys to sue the Republican-appointed State Board of Education.
Democrats in the Indiana Senate are making a big push for state funding for early childhood education. They're headed in the right direction.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
Ah, back to school. And Big Brother is watching on the local and state levels.
INDIANAPOLIS | With his tax cuts, works councils and career council all failing to reduce Indiana's 8.4 percent unemployment rate, Gov. Mike Pence decided Friday to take direct action to put at least a few Hoosiers to work.
INDIANAPOLIS | Top Democrats in the Indiana General Assembly are using the Tony Bennett school grade-changing scandal to demand a broader investigation of the state's Republican-controlled executive branch.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hands were shaken, hugs were shared and state lawmakers, who spent the past four months passionately opposing each other in great and small policy debates, were all smiles Saturday morning after House Speaker Brian Bosma gaveled out the 2013 Indiana General Assembly.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly early this morning was on the verge of approving a two-year state budget plan that reduces taxes on Hoosiers by $1.1 billion.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate followed in the footsteps of the House on Thursday by unanimously approving a measure intended to reduce gaps in skills and opportunities faced by unemployed Hoosiers.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2010, the Indiana General Assembly has made it to the midpoint of its annual session without a walkout, boycott or protest shutting down the business of the legislature.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Barring an epiphany by Republican leaders at the Statehouse, Indiana appears likely to become one of just a few states nationwide refusing to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, lashed out Friday at top legislative Republicans for not taking steps to decide whether Indiana should expand its Medicaid program under the new federal health law.
INDIANAPOLIS | Counties no longer would have to reprint their ballots if a candidate dies or quits the race shortly before an election, under legislation approved 47-2 by the Indiana Senate Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate leaders are rewriting their school safety legislation to better protect school buildings and children from external threats and ensure schools get the money they need to enhance security.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate voted 47-0 Thursday to legalize the sale and possession of knives with automatically opening blades, commonly known as switchblade knives.
INDIANAPOLIS | The effort to reform local government in Indiana, prompted in part by a 2007 bipartisan report that recommended eliminating townships and making other changes, appears headed for the dustbin of history.
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