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Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

CHICAGO | Taxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn vetoed measures that would have imposed background checks and insurance requirements on some drivers.

August 25, 2014 3:19 pm

Pence OKs everything approved by Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence signed into law 223 of the 224 legislative proposals approved this year by the Indiana General Assembly, and allowed the remaining measure, scuttling the state's energy-efficiency program, to become law without his signature.

March 30, 2014 10:05 pm

Portage council overrides mayor's veto of gay marriage resolution

PORTAGE | The City Council on Tuesday voted to override Mayor James Snyder's pocket veto of a resolution regarding a proposed state constitutional amendment involving the definition of marriage.

March 05, 2014 5:11 pm

Democrats hope to benefit from GOP tax-veto clash

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier Democrats are working to capitalize on last week's unusual one-day special session of the Indiana General Assembly that saw a Republican-dominated legislature override a Republican governor's veto to enact a retroactive income tax increase.

June 14, 2013 7:00 pm
State lawmakers easily override governor's tax veto

State lawmakers easily override governor's tax veto

INDIANAPOLIS | Prioritizing practicality over principle, the anti-tax Indiana General Assembly on Wednesday overrode a veto by Gov. Mike Pence and enacted into law a retroactive income tax increase for residents of two counties.

June 12, 2013 6:49 pm Related
Pence asks lawmakers to respect his veto

Pence asks lawmakers to respect his veto

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging state lawmakers leave in place his veto of a retroactive income tax increase the Legislature approved in April for two Indiana counties.

June 10, 2013 1:54 pm Related

Pence vetoes show GOP tension on taxes, regulation

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly's Republican supermajorities hate taxes and government regulation -- except when they don't -- and in two weeks they'll have to decide whether to re-approve a retroactive tax hike they easily passed the first time around.

May 27, 2013 11:30 pm Related

Ind. Legislature to meet June 12 for veto override

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled General Assembly will meet June 12 for a one-day technical session to consider overriding a veto issued by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 23, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Speedway bailout crosses finish line

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has agreed to loan the Indianapolis Motor Speedway $100 million in state funds to pay for renovations, video boards and other improvements to the home of the Indianapolis 500 auto race.

May 10, 2013 7:15 pm Related

EDITORIAL: Lake needs this bitter medicine

Lake County commissioners are expected to vote today to veto the income tax approved by the Lake County Council. The veto should fail.

May 10, 2013 12:00 am

Pence vetoes two bills requiring licensing for health jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence issued his first vetoes Wednesday, rejecting two measures requiring licensing for certain health care jobs.

May 08, 2013 5:15 pm Related
Lake County Council passes income tax

Lake County Council passes income tax

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a county income tax Monday.

May 06, 2013 6:47 pm Photos


Pence may accept delayed implementation of income tax cut

INDIANAPOLIS | Moments after delivering a "no compromises" defense of his proposed income tax cut, Republican Gov. Mike Pence hinted Wednesday he's willing to implement the reduction over several years instead of the two years he promised on the campaign trail.

April 17, 2013 6:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Better business climate is better bet

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is right to veto the legislation that would bring a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois.

August 29, 2012 12:00 am
Quinn vetoes casinos for Chicago, south suburbs

Quinn vetoes casinos for Chicago, south suburbs

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday vetoed legislation permitting new casinos in Chicago and the south suburbs that would have directly competed with Northwest Indiana's five lakefront casinos.

August 28, 2012 11:35 am

Council overrides mayoral vetoes

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.

July 03, 2012 9:14 pm

Survey: Illinoisans reject casino gambling legislation

CHICAGO | A majority of voters oppose the gambling expansion bill recently approved by the Illinois General Assembly, according to a survey by the Chicago Crime Commission.

June 15, 2011 8:15 pm

Daniels vetoes change in distribution of proceeds from criminal forfeitures

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation changing the distribution of proceeds in forfeiture cases was vetoed Friday by Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels.

May 13, 2011 3:45 pm

Daniels signs budget, abortion, immigration and 77 other bills into law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels on Tuesday signed 80 bills into law, including the state's 2012-13 budget, a measure imposing new abortion restrictions and defunding Planned Parenthood, legislation limiting state aid for illegal immigrants, a ban on texting while driving and maps of the st…

May 10, 2011 6:00 pm
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