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General Assembly wraps session distinguished by cooperative tone

General Assembly wraps session distinguished by cooperative tone

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.

April 27, 2013 4:30 pm Related

Legislature embracing cooperation over conflict at midpoint of session

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.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana House Democrats set for leadership fight

INDIANAPOLIS | A dramatically shrunken caucus of Indiana House Democrats will decide Thursday whether their leadership looks to the future or the past.

November 07, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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Candidates canvass Indiana for votes on eve of election

Candidates canvass Indiana for votes on eve of election

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.

November 05, 2012 4:00 pm Photos

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Gregg rallies with supporters in E.C.

Gregg rallies with supporters in E.C.

October 28, 2012 8:15 pm Photos

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Gubernatorial candidate makes stop at Portage's Cappo's

Gubernatorial candidate makes stop at Portage's Cappo's

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.

October 17, 2012 2:08 pm Photos

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Top Women power players slated to speak at LC Circle event Oct. 10

Top Women power players slated to speak at LC Circle event Oct. 10

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.

October 03, 2012 1:48 pm

Gregg's $3.5B infrastructure plan relies on loans

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.

September 20, 2012 7:30 pm

Gregg jobs plan calls for more manufacturing, help for small business

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.

September 12, 2012 7:00 pm Related
DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

DOUG ROSS: Simpson promises active role in Gregg administration

"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.

August 22, 2012 12:00 am

Lieutenant governor candidate says women must fight extremism

GARY | There is a war on women not only in Washington, D.C., but in Indianapolis, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor said Friday.

August 10, 2012 6:15 pm

2 state Democratic candidates set to speak at 3 region events

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.

August 07, 2012 4:30 pm

Female power: Women now top Democrats in Ind. Senate, House

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.

August 05, 2012 6:45 pm

Gregg seeks reforms to protect children, promote adoption

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.

July 09, 2012 7:15 pm

Indiana AFL-CIO endorses Gregg-Simpson ticket

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrats John Gregg and Vi Simpson were unanimously endorsed Friday for governor and lieutenant governor by the Indiana AFL-CIO.

June 22, 2012 5:30 pm

Democrats promise to unite Indiana

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.

June 16, 2012 7:00 pm

Top Democrat claims Republicans want to ban birth control

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.

June 06, 2012 12:50 pm

Candidate Vi Simpson to attend Mayor's Prayer Breakfast June 19

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.

June 05, 2012 2:18 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

BRIAN HOWEY: The forging of the gender trend line

It was one of the most utterly painful political episodes I have ever had to watch as a political writer.

May 27, 2012 12:00 am
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