Elections

Drake wins recount in 8th District Democratic primary

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS — The campaign season for the November election is more than halfway over, but for Democrat…

Holcomb and Gregg ‘neck and neck’ in Monmouth poll

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A Monmouth poll released Wednesday revealed that it’s anyone’s race when it comes to Hoosiers choosing their…

Brooks, Rokita return to November ballot

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita are back on the ballot to defend their seats…

Race for governor considered a toss-up by Cook Political Report

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The 2016 Indiana gubernatorial race between the Democrat candidate, former House Speaker John Gregg, and the Republican candidate, Lt.…

Issues

Textbook tax deduction could level the field for public, private school families

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Public school employees hope a proposed tax deduction could help close the gap between public and…

Automotive metal manufacturer expands business

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — GKN Sinter Metals, an advanced manufacturer of precision powder metal products for cars, plans to expand their…

Scammers preying on Hoosier storm victims

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Home improvement scammers are traveling door-to-door with the hope of luring Indiana homeowners into paying for home…

Ritz: ‘Budgets reflect priorities’

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education submitted its budget request this week and in part would fund pre-K,…

People

Hoosier heads out-of-state for chance to finally meet Pence

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com MORAINE, Ohio — Charles Rice has been a Hoosier since birth, but there was…

Youngest Indiana delegate sees the convention as a dream come true

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com PHILADELPHIA — At the age of 14, Krishna Pathak knew he would visit the Democratic…

Quick reads

IEDC makes hire to oversee innovation and entrepreneurship initiative

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Economic Development Corporation is welcoming Ian Steff to their team as…

Brooks, Rokita return to November ballot

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Rokita are back on the ballot…

Hoosiers indulge in state fair food staples

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Funnel cakes, corn dogs and lemon shakeups are just a few of…

Nation

Pence speaks out after DNC email hack

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence, who is running alongside Donald Trump as the…

State officials react to the Dallas shooting

By Nicole Hernandez TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State and local leaders are expressing their condolences for those…

Don’t call us Indianans! Senators send letter to government office

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Call us Hoosiers. That’s what Indiana’s U.S. Senators Dan Coats and…

Commentary

Commentary: Nice guys show their fangs

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Evan Bayh and Todd Young both are nice guys, but…

Commentary: Mike Pence, the political world’s Rocky Balboa

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The man is nothing if not resilient. Just a few…

Commentary: The tragedy of Trump

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump’s slow-motion self-immolation now is the stuff of tragedy.…