INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence traveled to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to personally lobby federal officials for approval of his Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion.
INDIANAPOLIS | Beer and wine return to the Indiana State Fair following a seven-decade absence, and Hoosiers get their first look inside a revitalized Coliseum when the state's premier agricultural exhibition opens Friday in Indianapolis for a 17-day run.
INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is back in legal hot water after a Marion County judge ruled last week a trial is needed to determine whether the board conducted an illegal meeting.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants the 245 unaccompanied child immigrants recently placed with Indiana relatives or sponsors sent back across the nation's southern border as soon as possible.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidate for state treasurer is quitting her staff job in the treasurer's office to focus on her campaign.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has no qualms about his decision to not create a state health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, even after a federal appeals court ruled this week that residents in states lacking an exchange are not entitled to federal subsidies for health insurance purchases.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatible with the Indiana Constitution.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lake Circuit Judge George Paras appears unlikely to grant Attorney General Greg Zoeller's request that Paras delay his decision finding the state's right-to-work law unconstitutional until the Indiana Supreme Court weighs in.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration halted enrollment Thursday in the Healthy Indiana Plan because state funding for the program no longer can support additional participants.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann is defending Indiana's coal industry and coal-fired power plants from proposed federal regulations aimed at reducing air pollution primarily caused by coal use.
INDIANAPOLIS | A politically conservative think tank is targeting Gov. Mike Pence and his proposal to provide health coverage to some 400,000 low-income Hoosiers using the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to expanding Medicaid eligibility.
INDIANAPOLIS | Just two out of seven requests for new special group license plates won approval Tuesday by a legislative committee tasked with ensuring groups with plates meet strict quality standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hundreds of Lake County children from low-income families will be among the first in the state to take advantage of Indiana's new prekindergarten voucher program.
INDIANAPOLIS | Already a mainstay of businesses and baseball teams, "big data" has arrived in Indiana, which hopes to improve the effectiveness of state agencies and local governments — and Hoosiers can play along.
INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.
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INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small group of state lawmakers.
INDIANAPOLIS | A LaPorte murderer and child molester likely will die in prison, despite an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling Friday adjusting his potential time off for good behavior.
INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to electing Indiana's secretary of state, state auditor and state treasurer, Hoosier voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether to keep two Supreme Court justices and two state appellate judges on the bench for the next decade.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the fifth year in a row, the number of abortions performed in Indiana was less than the year before.
INDIANAPOLIS | A six-year battle over a website address between a LaPorte resort and the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau appears headed for the Indiana Supreme Court.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Crown Point native will lead the effort to persuade the Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly to enact Republican Gov. Mike Pence's legislative agenda.
INDIANAPOLIS | The three Republican candidates running this year for statewide office clobbered their Democratic opponents in fundraising during the second quarter.
INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Indiana convenience stores and gas stations is heading back to court hoping to overturn a state law that gives package liquor stores the exclusive right to sell cold beer.
INDIANAPOLIS | Former Indiana governor and U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh hinted Monday that another run for governor could be in his future.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana took in more money than it spent during the 2014 budget year, even as Republican Gov. Mike Pence's tax cuts dropped total state revenue below the prior year for the first time since the Great Recession.
INDIANAPOLIS | A south Lake County man convicted last year of child molesting and currently serving a 30-year prison term has won a new trial.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is urging U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, and the other members of Indiana's congressional delegation, to use their "power of the purse" to deny funding for implementation of stricter power plant pollution standards.
INDIANAPOLIS | The seven statewide elected officials can use state property for campaign purposes, so long as they approve a policy statement authorizing themselves to do so.
INDIANAPOLIS | The members of Republican Gov. Mike Pence's State Board of Education seized total control of the school policy panel Wednesday by reducing its statutory chairwoman Glenda Ritz, the elected Democratic state superintendent of public instruction, to a mere figurehead.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hoping for fast action by state lawmakers addressing the gun violence responsible for the recent shooting deaths of Gary and Indianapolis police officers probably shouldn't hold their breath.
Gary officials will unveil a street sign honoring the late Mayor Rudy Clay at 10 a.m. Friday on the front steps of City Hall, 401 Broadway.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed Tuesday the 50-year sentence issued to a Valparaiso woman who brutally attacked a Center Township resident after he allowed her in to make a phone call following a traffic accident.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Dozens of Indiana state laws take effect Tuesday. Here are some of the new laws that may directly affect area residents:
CHICAGO | Illinois will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix for electricity customers under legislation signed into law Saturday that also promotes the spread of home rooftop panels.
Hours after a federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage, Highland residents Adam White and Eric Evans rushed into the Lake County clerk's office.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Hammond man may get to keep his home after the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday the city panel that ordered it demolished was not impartial.
Gov. Mike Pence spokeswoman, Kara Brooks:
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence enthusiastically embraced the mantra of tax simplification that participants attending his tax conference Tuesday claimed is urgently needed in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | The top region Democrat on the State Budget Committee isn't expecting much good to come Tuesday from Republican Gov. Mike Pence's Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has signed into law a measure correcting drafting errors in the new state criminal code that takes effect July 1 and preserving a tax credit for natural gas-fueled vehicles.
SPRINGFIELD | Illinois' private lottery contract has never reached the lofty sales promises it used to win a bid four years ago and is expected to fall more than $200 million short of what it owes the state when the budget year ends June 30.
INDIANAPOLIS | Secretary of State Connie Lawson has identified 727,000 potentially inaccurate voter registration records across Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | As cities across the country increase the minimum wage businesses must pay their employees, Northwest Indiana communities won't be joining the trend — it's illegal.
INDIANAPOLIS | State legislators interrupted their summer breaks Tuesday for an unprecedented one-day session to correct errors and omissions in several new laws before they take effect July 1.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 and preschool education program face uncertain futures after the head of the state agency responsible for implementing them announced Monday she's quitting.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has vowed to take whatever actions are needed to ensure that by 2025 at least 60 percent of Hoosier workers have earned college degrees or other post-high school credentials sought by Indiana employers.
INDIANAPOLIS | The plan by Schererville, St. John and Cedar Lake to opt out of Lake County's E-911 network by establishing their own emergency dispatch center is not what state lawmakers had in mind when they authorized two Public Safety Answering Points, or PSAP, per county.
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