Elections

GOP Senate candidates run outsider campaigns with insider consultants

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The three Republican candidates running in the May 8 primary to unseat incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe…

Billboard campaign targets Brooks, Hollingsworth for tax vote

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–An advocacy group called Not One Penny has unveiled billboards in 30 congressional districts criticizing Republican lawmakers, including…

Deadline for absentee ballot approaching

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —The deadlines to vote in-person or through an absentee ballot are quickly approaching. Primary Election Day is…

Rokita reverses course and will participate in April 30 debate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita has changed his mind and will now face his fellow Republicans at the April 30…

Issues

Holcomb stresses importance of collaboration in workforce development

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Various business and policy leaders got the inside scoop Wednesday on how Gov. Eric Holcomb wants to…

Indiana State Police, DEA partner to collect old prescription drugs

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Hoosiers will have the opportunity this weekend to anonymously dispose of unused, unwanted prescription drugs while helping…

ACLU and Planned Parenthood sue state over abortion law

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Indiana are…

May 14 special session will take on tax and school bills

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS­–Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving lawmakers one day to address four key bills that they failed to act…

People

Last Mile program gives women inmates a second chance

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Indiana inmate Virginia Hooten hopes The Last Mile program will be the doorway…

Former state Sen. Gard recognized for long career in public service

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Former state Sen. Beverly Gard said she never intended to run for…

Holcomb appoints new commissioner to lead IDOA

Staff Report TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Lesley Crane to lead the Indiana Department of Administration, replacing…

Quick reads

Bathroom bill opens new doors as it passes in the Senate

By Kirsten Nielsen TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Senate passed legislation Thursday to ensure that people with medical…

Indiana native and ‘The Voice’ runner-up recognized

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — All eyes of the Indiana House were on 16-year-old Addison Agen Thursday…

Candidate filing for primary election begins Jan. 10

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — It’s that time of the year again—election season. On Wednesday, candidates may begin…

Nation

VP’s sister-in-law on life since the election

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Since casting a vote to nominate her brother-in-law to become…

Hoosier lawmakers offer condolences after Las Vegas shooting

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Flags are flying at half-staff in honor of the lives lost…

Trump showcases Hoosiers in tax reform speech

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump called for bipartisan support of his tax…

Commentary

Commentary: Waiting for angels to govern us

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – A disturbed young man in Toronto turned a rental van…

Commentary: This picture tells a story

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The photograph might as well have been called “Portrait of…

Commentary: Trump, Comey and the pond’s reflection

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – James Comey wants everyone to think he’s a good boy.…

Video

Video: National FFA Convention takes over Indy

Video: Gov. Eric Holcomb sends bikers out in style

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Video: State employees honored for 35 plus years of service