INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by House Democrats to rescind more than $100,000 in fines withheld from their paychecks by the Republican majority for shutting down legislative business to block a right-to-work proposal.
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 | The eyebrow-raising moments that have accompanied Indiana's becoming a right-to-work state continued Thursday at the State Supreme Court, where Chief Justice Brent Dickson all but demanded House Republicans and Democrats settle their dispute over walkout fines before the court does.
INDIANAPOLIS | A dramatically shrunken caucus of Indiana House Democrats will decide Thursday whether their leadership looks to the future or the past.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Linda Lawson, D-Hammond, is poised to become interim leader of the Indiana House Democrats on Thursday following a planned vote to remove state Rep. Pat Bauer as House minority party leader.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has taken jurisdiction of a lawsuit challenging the ability of House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, to deduct walkout fines from House Democrats' paychecks.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is halfway to becoming the nation's 23rd right-to-work state after the Republican-controlled Senate narrowly approved the labor policy Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, fined 33 of the 40 House Democrats $1,000 each Wednesday for refusing to attend the House session.
INDIANAPOLIS | A dispute over the constitutionality of a right-to-work referendum led House Democrats to walk out Tuesday, denying the Republican-controlled body enough members to take any legislative action.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House will try again Thursday to convene its first meeting of the 2012 session after House Democrats refused to enter the chamber Wednesday in protest over the speed at which right-to-work legislation is slated to move through the Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | In a rare move, Democrats on the General Assembly's right-to-work study committee have challenged the findings of the official report issued by the committee's Republican majority.
INDIANAPOLIS | Amid promises of new jobs and concerns about wages during legislative hearings on a right-to-work law for Indiana, one state senator explained why Democrats plan to do everything they can to stop it from becoming law in Indiana: It's about winning elections. That is also why m…
INDIANAPOLIS | Union workers from Northwest Indiana and across the state packed the Statehouse on Thursday to remind lawmakers they oppose making Indiana the nation's 23rd right-to-work state.
EAST CHICAGO | Meetings Thursday failed to prevent a push for a walkout of dozens of East Chicago students today.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels no longer opposes the Indiana General Assembly considering right-to-work legislation, but he hasn't decided if he'll support it.
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…
INDIANAPOLIS | Expenses incurred during the House Democrats' 34-day walkout were paid for in part by labor organizations, campaign finance records show.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana General Assembly approved a two-year, $28 billion state budget late Friday night and adjourned for the year, bringing an end to one of the most tumultuous legislative sessions in state history.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate on Thursday agreed to a $28.2 billion, two-year state budget that keeps most state spending at reduced 2011 levels, does not increase taxes and is projected to leave Indiana with more than $1 billion in the bank by June 2013.
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