Elections

Republicans Senate candidates will hold first joint forum

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Republican candidates competing to run against Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly will make their joint first election-year…

Rep. Kathy Richardson will not seek re-election

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After 25 years of service in the Indiana General Assembly, Rep. Kathy Richardson announced Wednesday that…

GOP Senate primary campaign heats up

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Another of the six GOP candidates in the race to replace Sen. Joe Donnelly launched his…

Spartz sworn in as senator after Kenley’s retirement

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Victoria Spartz became the state’s newest senator Wednesday after being sworn in to fill Sen. Luke Kenley’s…

Issues

Lawmakers honored for public safety work

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council has recognized state Rep. B. Patrick Bauer, D-South Bend, and Sen. Erin…

Support for cold beer sales falls short

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Alcohol Code Revision Commission voted 8-7 in favor of cold beer sales on Friday, but…

2,500 rape exam kits never processed statewide

By Janet Williams The StatehouseFile.com More than 2,500 rape kits from potentially viable cases currently sit unprocessed in police and sheriff evidence…

Governor echoes need for workforce development

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — More than a million people in Indiana alone have unfinished high school and college diplomas, an…

People

Festival of Trees kicks off holiday season

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Festively decorated trees, all as different as snowflakes, are covering the halls…

Delph heading to Puerto Rico to serve with Army

Delph heading to Puerto Rico to serve with Army

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, will be sent to Puerto Rico Dec. 8…

First Lady and friends adjust to life in political spotlight

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — She’s a jack of all trades — an artist, a firearms instructor,…

Quick reads

Republicans Senate candidates will hold first joint forum

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Republican candidates competing to run against Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly will make…

One editor leaves, another comes in

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN, Indiana – A change is coming to TheStatehouseFile.com, the award-winning news website powered by…

Governor, first lady get flu shot

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb rolled up his sleeve Tuesday to get his flu…

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: Franken shouldn’t take the fall alone

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Two kinds of pressure prompted U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota,…

Commentary: Stopping sexual harassment the right thing to do

By Luke Messer Special to TheStatehouseFile.com Recent reports of sexual harassment by members of Congress are…

Commentary: Senate love for sale

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The Republican National Committee’s decision once again to start funding…

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