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 | 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 | A dramatically shrunken caucus of Indiana House Democrats will decide Thursday whether their leadership looks to the future or the past.
INDIANAPOLIS | The candidates for statewide office criss-crossed Indiana on Monday, with more stops set for Tuesday, reaching out to Hoosiers one final time to explain why they deserve to be elected.
PORTAGE | Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg shook hands, patted backs and exchanged stories with diners at Cappo's restaurant Wednesday on a sweep through the region, which also included stops in Merrillville and Gary.
MERRILLVILLE | A discussion with two of Indiana’s top Democratic women, Senator Vi Simpson and State Representative Linda Lawson, will be held at The Patio in Merrillville on October 10 at 5:00 p.m.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg plans to leverage money from a trust fund created following the lease of the Indiana Toll Road to help pay for a $3.5 billion program to rebuild Indiana's roads, bridges, rails, ports and airports if he's elected governor.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg on Wednesday laid out an ambitious plan to boost Hoosier manufacturing and increase the competitiveness of Indiana businesses if he's elected governor.
"I'm the policy wonk in this odd couple," state Sen. Vi Simpson, D-Ellettsville, told me with a twinkle in her eye last Friday.
GARY | There is a war on women not only in Washington, D.C., but in Indianapolis, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor and state superintendent will discuss women's, children's and education issues at three Northwest Indiana events this week.
INDIANAPOLIS | The first female leader of a political party in the Indiana General Assembly is sure new House Democratic Leader Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, will succeed.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat John Gregg vowed Monday to use a portion of Indiana's more than $2 billion budget reserve to reform the Department of Child Services and promote adoption if he's elected governor.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats John Gregg and Vi Simpson were unanimously endorsed Friday for governor and lieutenant governor by the Indiana AFL-CIO.
FORT WAYNE | Declaring Hoosiers need progress instead of partisanship, Democratic candidates at their party's state convention Saturday said electing them will make Indiana work for everyone.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor warned women Wednesday that continued Republican control of every branch of Indiana government is likely to lead to a ban on contraception, including the birth control pill.
GARY | State Senator Vi Simpson, Democratic candidate for Lt. Governor will be attending the Mayor’s Leadership Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, June 19, which will be held at the Genesis Convention Center 5th Avenue and Broadway in Gary.
It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.
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