INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana lawmaker will participate this week in a planning session for a future Convention of the States that could bypass Congress and make changes to the U.S. Constitution if a supermajority of states approve.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislative leaders in all 50 states have been asked to send delegates to Indianapolis for a second discussion on the state-led process for crafting amendments to the U.S. Constitution, and to begin shaping the rules and procedures a Convention of the States that would follow.
INDIANAPOLIS | The future of America depends on "millennials" — people born after 1980 — working together to undo the damage wrought by baby boomers on the nation's economy, finances and foreign policy, according to a new book by Schererville native Pete Seat.
INDIANAPOLIS | Bill Smith, the top aide to Gov. Mike Pence during his 12 years in Congress and 15 months in the Statehouse, announced Wednesday he's resigning May 9 as the governor's chief of staff to form a communications firm.
INDIANAPOLIS | In a move possibly aimed at raising his national profile, Gov. Mike Pence wrote to President Barack Obama on Monday to repeat his call to repeal the medical device tax that partially funds the Affordable Care Act.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., responded Friday to Vladimir Putin's edict banning him from Russia with a humorous, David Letterman-inspired top 10 list of his Russia travel plans that now may never be realized.
Sue McLaughlin’s passion for education has led to a fulfilling career as Family and Youth Program coordinator at Duneland Family YMCA, 215 Roosevelt St., Chesterton.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, will hold 19 Town Forums throughout Indiana’s First Congressional District this month. Visclosky hosts the forums each year to give constituents an opportunity to ask questions and to provide an update on the issues facing the region a…
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., has donated a portion of the salary he earned during the 16-day federal government shutdown to a Gary food bank.
INDIANAPOLIS | The leader of the Indiana Senate has invited lawmakers from every state to join him Dec. 7 at Mount Vernon, George Washington's Virginia home, to discuss the state-led process for crafting amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | While the "no surrender" stance of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, held the limelight during the 16-day federal government shutdown, a Hoosier senator worked behind the scenes and across party lines to get the government reopened and paying its bills on time.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is taking a second legal shot at halting a piece of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Congressman has accidentally exposed the government shutdown strategy of U.S. House Republicans -- they don't have one.
INDIANAPOLIS | A group of Congressional Republicans, led in part by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act Wednesday that goes beyond just repealing Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A northeast Indiana congressman is risking a potential shutdown of the federal government in his last-ditch effort to delay implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Indianapolis, believes the attorney general should be required to disclose decisions of the secret court that has authorized federal agencies to collect and analyze the telephone and Internet records of all Americans.
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