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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lake County commissioners are expected to vote today to veto the income tax approved by the Lake County Council. The veto should fail.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence issued his first vetoes Wednesday, rejecting two measures requiring licensing for certain health care jobs.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a county income tax Monday.
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.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is right to veto the legislation that would bring a massive expansion of gambling in Illinois.
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.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council overrode two mayoral vetoes Tuesday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | On a yellow sheet of paper torn from a legal pad, Indiana Supreme Court Justice Frank Sullivan Jr. keeps the list.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation changing the distribution of proceeds in forfeiture cases was vetoed Friday by Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels.
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…
SPRINGFIELD | Gov. Pat Quinn dealt what could be a deadly blow Tuesday to efforts to legalize concealed weapons in Illinois.
SPRINGFIELD | The pressure is on the governor's pen. All eyes are on Illinois to see if it becomes the 16th state to kill the death penalty.
SPRINGFIELD | In four days last week, the Illinois General Assembly was able to push through legislation that has typically been a lightning rod for controversy.
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