At least two Democratic candidates already are vying for the chance to succeed retired state Sen. Frank Mrvan, and both also are competing to represent the 1st Senate District for a four-year term.
President Joe Biden took office at a particularly polarized time in American history, so it's not surprising that citizens are divided on his performance at the one-year mark.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Critical decisions on government spending, voting access, public education and criminal justice await New Mexico legislators for their upcoming 30-day legislative session that starts on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An independent political committee has quickly spent money on digital media, billboards and radio ads to back Republican U.S. Senate candidate Marjorie Eastman, a relative newcomer to the race.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government last month posted its smallest monthly budget deficit in two years thanks to a rebounding economy that helped boost tax receipts, coupled with slower spending as some COVID relief programs ended.
Candidates for Indiana local school boards soon may be required to run for office with a political party label next to their names.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Laura Kelly called Tuesday for another freeze in tuition at Kansas colleges in a State of the State address that portrayed the state as booming economically and previewed what are likely to be major themes in her reelection campaign.
"Despite our challenges, this is a time of unprecedented growth, connections, momentum, and opportunity for all Hoosiers," proclaimed Gov. Eric Holcomb in his State of the State address Tuesday.
"Under our tax cut plan, we would put about $1.3 billion back in Hoosiers' pockets while continuing to protect Indiana's financial future," said House Speaker Todd Huston, R-Fishers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts will unveil a state budget proposal Thursday much like the other frugal spending plans he has introduced over the years, but this time he'll have an extra $1 billion from the federal government to spend and plenty of people who want a cut.
President Joe Biden enters the midterm election year of 2022 determined to address what economists call a “supply” problem — there aren’t enough jobseekers or goods to meet the country’s needs.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is sitting on a fat budget reserve, a healthy and growing surplus, and billions in unspent federal coronavirus relief cash.
Secretary of State Holli Sullivan has exercised her authority to consolidate 12 Lake County voting precincts that had fewer than 600 active voters. The changes leave the county with 352 precincts.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The latest COVID-19 variant is upending holiday plans for tens of thousands of travelers — but it didn’t do much damage to holiday shopping.
The state of Indiana has an unprecedented opportunity to invest billions of dollars in its citizens and infrastructure, permanently reduce taxes, or possibly all of the above.
The current health care contract for the Lake County Jail expires Dec. 31. The Lake County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet again until Jan. 19.
"The $50 million awarded to Northwest Indiana is an opportunity to continue to lift the region together and grow our economy," said Heather Ennis, president and CEO of the Northwest Indiana Forum.
Juneteenth typically is celebrated June 19 to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
Northwest Indiana's pitch centered on ready-to-go projects drawn from the "Ignite the Region" economic development plan for building economic growth and prosperity.
"Democrats are creating a better future for Hoosier families in rural America, while the Republicans' partisanship refers to issues like roads and bridges and clean water as 'socialism,' said Chairman Mike Schmuhl.
U.S. Sen. Mike Braun is promising to vote against every federal spending measure — including funding for the U.S. military — if it doesn't include money to continue building a U.S.-Mexico border wall
"We can't effectively do our job at the Board of Commissioners without good, accurate information," said Commissioner Mike Repay, D-Hammond.
"The American taxpayer deserves to know that Congress is providing careful oversight of the electronic health records modernization program and its costs," said U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland.
"We have discussed the need to make desperately needed investments in our infrastructure and broadband technology for too long," said U.S. Rep. Frank J. Mrvan, D-Highland. "Today, we delivered."
Data released Friday show Indiana collected a total of $1.37 billion in tax revenue for October. That was $136.7 million, or 11.1%, more than anticipated by the April 15 state revenue forecast.