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The same-sex marriage mill has been busy in Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties. Rural Jasper and Newton County officials still were waiting for their first couples, after a federal judge Wednesday ruled Indiana's ban on same-sex matrimony was unconstitutional.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers today know Dan Coats as their U.S. senator, but nine years ago his informal title was far more exotic — Sherpa.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Hammond City Council likely will again debate the merits of opening its sessions with prayer after a sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that prayer at local government meetings is constitutionally permissible, even if those prayers regularly favor one religion…
INDIANAPOLIS | A criminal defendant is not entitled to question in court every person who has handled the evidence used against the defendant, the Indiana Supreme Court has ruled.
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 | Had a few thousand votes gone a different way last year, an Indiana senator likely would be standing side-by-side with U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in his quixotic effort to defund Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A death row inmate at the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City has won the chance to argue he's become too mentally ill in prison to be executed.
INDIANAPOLIS | It's often said that politics makes strange bedfellows, and it doesn't get much stranger than the powers coming together defending the ability of governments to open their meetings with prayer.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana and 22 other states asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to overturn a federal appellate court ruling that prohibited a New York town from beginning its monthly council meetings with a consistently Christian prayer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's most powerful business organization is planning to sit out the expected 2014 battle over whether to add Indiana's existing ban on gay marriage and civil unions to the state Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has adopted a social media policy for his official Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, following a June incident where his staff was caught scrubbing comments from Hoosiers that disagreed with the Republican governor's opposition to gay marriage.
INDIANAPOLIS | A same-sex couple applying for a marriage license in Indiana, where gay marriage is expressly prohibited by law, could face up to three years in prison for submitting the application to their county clerk -- even if it's denied.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has confirmed his staff deleted from his official Facebook page comments from Hoosiers opposing the Republican's call to add Indiana's ban on gay marriage to the state constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is poised to become the front line in a state-by-state war over the definition of marriage following Wednesday's gay rights rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican leaders controlling the Indiana House and Senate schedules will continue starting legislative session days with a prayer, even as the U.S. Supreme Court reviews the constitutionality of the practice.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller believes Indiana may play a key role in a national question of religion and government whose answer is certain to divide an already fractured country.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is only half-joking when he describes a new law permitting the sale of uninspected frozen rabbit meat at roadside stands as the jobs bill of the just-concluded 2013 legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Hospital Association called on state lawmakers Monday to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act after a study showed expansion would provide the state $3.4 billion in added economic activity and support 30,000 jobs.
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 | The Indiana General Assembly will wait until next year to decide whether to send a proposed constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions to voters for ratification.
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