INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers have only until Monday to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Democratic candidate for state auditor is demanding Attorney General Greg Zoeller directly intervene in the Indiana Toll Road bankruptcy case to protect the state's financial interests.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will travel to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire next month.
INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers has discovered that supporting tax simplification is a lot easier than actually simplifying Indiana's tax code.
Nationally, Republicans are without a leader, without a message and without a plan. The party is having a difficult time defining exactly what it stands for in the waning years of the Obama era and seems intent on waiting until a presidential nominee emerges to figure it all out. Ironically …
INDIANAPOLIS | A panel of Hoosier lawmakers seeking strategies to stem the state's gaming tax revenue decline and preserve 13,000 casino jobs listened closely late last week as Indiana casino operators shared their ideas.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Income tax.
In a recent column assessing President Barack Obama's judgment after six years in office, the Wall Street Journal's Bret Stephens asked, "What does Obama know?" Stephens brutally concluded that among U.S. presidents, Barack Obama "stands apart is in his combination of ideological rigidity an…
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's pilot preschool program inched closer to reality Wednesday as community leaders from the five selected counties, including Lake County, met with one another and state officials to coordinate implementation strategies ahead of an expected 2015 launch.
The two major Illinois gubernatorial candidates don't have much nice to say about each other.
"Identity politics" is how former U.S. President Bill Clinton sums up the continuing powerful drive for independence in Scotland. He describes the growing worldwide phenomenon of identification with an ethnic or other group as a major challenge to international cooperation.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers overwhelmingly told federal health officials they oppose Gov. Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion for low-income residents.
President Barack Obama has declared, repeatedly, that U.S. ground troops will not have a combat mission in his war against the Islamic State. Obama ardently pledged he would not be "dragged" into another Iraq ground war.
For political junkies, the notion of former Democratic Gov. Evan Bayh challenging Gov. Mike Pence was as enticing as a Sox vs. Cubs World Series.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three weeks after losing his House leadership post for failing to disclose a major conflict of interest, state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, announced Friday he's quitting the Legislature.
EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — As a drizzly mist enveloped Edinburgh in the grim weather locals call dreich, Scots coped Friday with a potent mixture of relief and disappointment, anger and joy, after voting to reject independence.
EDINBURGH, Scotland | Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.
After nearly four years of one-party rule in Indiana, it seems only fair to examine how the Statehouse club management is doing.
INDIANAPOLIS | The medical license of Dr. Ulrich Klopfer, a former Gary abortion provider, could be revoked after Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a 1,833-count compliant against him Wednesday with the Indiana Medical Licensing Board.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., expressed frustration Wednesday his legislation aimed at preventing military suicides likely won't get a final vote until after Election Day.
INDIANAPOLIS | Region residents considering a career in state or local government, including public education, may want to begin working in the next few years or risk losing a guaranteed pension benefit at retirement.
INDIANAPOLIS | A split appears to be developing between two powerful Republican state senators over whether Indiana businesses need more tax cuts.
INDIANAPOLIS | A top Hoosier lawmaker believes the state will suffer no harm if the operator of the Indiana Toll Road declares bankruptcy and sells its 75-year lease to run the highway after just eight years in business.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers interested in telling the federal government what they think of Gov. Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion have less than one week to do so.
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Presidents.
Before Evan Bayh spoke at One Region's annual luncheon Wednesday, everyone was asking if the former senator and governor would announce whether he's going to run for governor in 2016. But that's wan't the right question.
At a July fundraising event in Chicago, Michelle Obama remarked, "So, yeah, there's too much money in politics. There's (sic) special interests that have too much influence."
Here’s a viewing assignment: A July edition of the PBS Frontline series titled “Losing Iraq.”
Twice last week the message of cooperation and compromise could be heard across the region.
President Barack Obama has a knack for repeatedly declaring peace. Now he is taking America to war against the Islamic State and its barbarian army of Islamist terrorists.
When faced with a far more powerful foe than ISIS, namely the USSR armed with nuclear weapons, the U.S. stood up to the invasion of Korea, launched the Berlin airlift and provided standing occupation forces to successfully nation-build Germany and Japan.
The challenge to governments and people of the Middle East and North Africa by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) has to be met effectively. To succeed, U.S. leaders above all must be realistic as well as determined.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Evan Bayh will not run in 2016 for a second stint as Indiana governor.
SCHERERVILLE | Members of the Lake County Advancement Committee got a behind the scenes look Friday into federal investigations targeting public corruption.
The policy debate over whether Indiana should create a state-managed health insurance exchange or to continue to rely on a federal exchange is a decision for our Legislature.
INDIANAPOLIS | Tony Bennett, the Republican former state superintendent of public instruction, has paid the $5,000 fine imposed in July for ethics violations associated with his unsuccessful 2012 re-election campaign.
Thirteen years ago today, the world was transfixed and transformed by the hijacked jetliners that crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and a farm field in Pennsylvania. Our world was forever changed.
MERRILLVILLE | Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh proclaimed Wednesday the future of the United States hinges on Americans eschewing divisive partisanship, agreeing to set aside their differences and working together for the good of all.
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