A Marion County judge could decide by September whether the Indiana General Assembly must obtain the governor's consent to convene a special legislative session during a statewide emergency.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is extending his declaration of a statewide public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic through at least the end of July.
Starting July 1, local units of government, including county, city and town councils, school boards, and similar entities no longer can hold "virtual" meetings with every member participating remotely.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is extending his declaration of a statewide public health emergency due to COVID-19 through at least the end of May.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is asking a judge to declare unconstitutional a new Indiana law authorizing the General Assembly to convene during statewide emergencies without obtaining the governor's consent.
Legislative leaders are dialing back their initial plans for new limits on the governor’s authority during a statewide emergency.
The Indiana Senate is poised to vote next week on legislation authorizing members of local governing bodies to continue attending meetings electronically — at least some of the time.
“Even though many of our metrics have improved significantly, now is not the time to abandon the protections that we have put in place," said Dr. Kristina Box, the state health commissioner.
A House committee agreed Thursday that no state or local official ever should have the power to limit or halt religious services, including in-person attendance, under any circumstances.
"It's calling now for coequal branches of government ... to make sure we're working together for good public policy during difficult times," said state Rep. Matt Lehman.
No start date is set, but Indiana is ready to expand vaccine eligibility to those age 65 and older once officials are confident of receiving sufficient vaccine supply from the federal government.
Legislative leaders are fast-tracking proposals aimed at thwarting the perceived threat of civil lawsuits from individuals claiming they were infected with COVID-19 and entitled to monetary damages.
By any measure, things will be far from business as usual when the gavels slam down shortly after noon Region time Monday and the Indiana House and Senate come to order.
State restrictions on business operations, Indiana's face mask directive, and all of the governor's other COVID-19 prevention measures and guidelines will remain in effect until at least Jan. 24.
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Tuesday extending Indiana's public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least Dec. 31.
The Republican-controlled Indiana House voted along party lines to reject a rule proposed by Democrats that would have required face masks to be worn in the chamber. They are, however, "strongly recommended."
Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Friday extending Indiana's public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until at least Dec. 1.
Stores in Schererville and Highland voluntarily closed down amid a statewide coronavirus shutdown, but not all businesses have been that cooperative, police said.
U.S. Sen. Todd Young won't grade President Trump's response to coronavirus. But the Indiana senator believes "the president has shown tremendous leadership throughout this pandemic."
Two Region organizations each received 15,000 pounds of perishable foods donated by the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, after Indiana ordered all casinos closed Monday due to coronavirus.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced numerous policy changes Indiana is implementing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Indiana won't declare an emergency exists as a result of massive beach erosion along Lake Michigan caused by high water levels and powerful storms.
Two lawmakers are urging Gov. Holcomb to declare a state emergency due to the severe beach erosion along Lake Michigan in Porter and LaPorte counties.
The state has asked the federal government to declare a major disaster and provide assistance to residents affected by flooding, which occurre…
Lake Station residents on Monday night packed City Hall to question officials about the disaster declaration for the community, how and where …