Quick reads

State will work with Pew on economic development, transparency program

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Pew Charitable Trusts has named Indiana as one of seven states to participate in its…

Elected officials from Indiana, Connecticut bet on women’s final game

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With bragging rights up for grabs, Connecticut Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman and Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann…

Attorneys general hosts do-not-call summit

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster launched the first-ever national “No-Call Law…

Ivy Tech to launch online literacy program

By Jessica Wray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana is rolling out a new online literacy program this summer.…

Charter board gets new director

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An Eli Lilly & Co. manager will be the new executive director of the Indiana Charter School…

House committee approves state fair alcohol bill

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Alcohol vendors could be allowed to sell their products at the Indiana State Fair under a…

Vectren launches fundraising for weatherization program

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana-based company announced Monday it would match all public donations dollar-for dollar to help weatherize…

Issues

German companies pledge to create Hoosier jobs

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana will gain 100 new jobs after Gov. Mike Pence signed agreements with three German companies…

Pence says Germans, Hoosiers share common goals, values

By Ally Marlow TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence told an audience of business and government leaders gathered Wednesday in Berlin that…

Non-waiver grad rate moves up slightly, overall rate steady

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Graduation rates remained relatively unchanged from 2012 to 2013 but the state’s top educator said she…

30 organizations to receive Early Childhood Education grants

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDINAPOLIS – The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration awarded 30 organizations from 15 different Indiana counties Early…

Study shows large pay gap between CEO’s and employees

By Antonio Cordero TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— A report released today by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations highlighted the…

Elections

Former Gov. Daniels to serve on presidential debate commission

Former Gov. Daniels to serve on presidential debate commission

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Former Gov. Mitch Daniels will serve on the commission that sets debates…

Voter registration deadline is Monday

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Monday is the last day for Hoosiers to register to vote in the…

House sends redistricting bill to Senate

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The House passed a bill Tuesday that assigns a bipartisan commission the…

People

Former Democratic legislator goes to work for Ellspermann

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Former legislator Peggy Welch, a Democrat, accepted a nomination from Republican Lt.…

Pence’s chief of staff – Bill Smith – leaves to create public affairs firm

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – One of Gov. Mike Pence’s most trusted advisers announced Tuesday that he…

U.S. Judge Barker to move into ‘senior status,’ take on fewer cases

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker announced Monday that she will ease…

Nation

Pence to Obama: Repeal medical device tax

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter to President Barack Obama…

Sen. Coats offers bill to curb federal regulations

By Antonio Cordero TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Cost vs. benefit. Small businesses all across Indiana live and…

State lawmakers go to Washington D.C.

By Melissa Maynard Stateline.org As a Democratic state senator in Maine, Chellie Pingree enjoyed frequent, freewheeling debates…

Commentary

Commentary: Who are paying their ‘fair share?’

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org Well, the April 15 dreaded deadline has come and gone. The Lovely…

Commentary: Beggars with big bucks get to be choosers

By Dan Carpenter TheStatehouseFile.com Corporate welfare is bleeding Indianapolis in the name of saving it. Just…

Commentary: A hate not easily forgotten

By Jenny Labalme TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – There are some faces you never forget. Not long after…

Video

Video: Officials warn about counterfeit Sweet 16 tickets

Indiana officials warn fans about counterfeit March Madness tickets from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo.…

Webcast episode 10: TheStatehouseFile weekly roundup

Anchors Jacob Rund and Katie Cavin host our final legislative recap of the 2014 session with…

Video & story: Lawmakers pass compromise bill for pre-k program

Indiana General Assembly passes pre-K pilot program from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS…