Elections
Forbes video: Mike Pence should run for president

Forbes video: Mike Pence should run for president

Media mogul Steve Forbes talks about whether Mike Pence should run for president By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike…

Pelath says Democrats will remain strong, relevant despite low numbers

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – House Minority Leader Scott Pelath said Thursday he’s to blame – not President Barack Obama or…

Video & story: Republicans to ‘tread lightly’ with bigger majorities in House, Senate

Rep McMillin on new leadership role in Indiana House from TheStatehouseFile.com. By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republicans celebrated Election Day wins…

All nine of Indiana’s congressional incumbents reelected

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – All of Indiana’s incumbent congressional candidates won their seats easily on Tuesday. Voters reelected seven Republicans…

Issues

Indiana unemployment rate holds at 5.7 percent

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Due in part to an increase in private sector jobs, Indiana’s unemployment rate held steady during…

Lawmakers cautiously optimistic about projections for more tax money

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers could have an additional $842 million in new money to spend on the next two-year…

Pence makes end-of-year jobs announcements, touts 23,000+ job commitments for 2014

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence and executives from 16 companies announced new investments Thursday that are expected to…

Pence: HIP 2.0 timeline not as important as approval

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence said Wednesday he isn’t as concerned that his proposed expansion of the Healthy…

Quick reads

State November revenues up from last year, but below projections

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS- Revenue figures for November released Friday show that Indiana’s general fund brought in…

Governor’s residence opens for more tours in December

Staff report TheStsatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers will have more opportunities in December to visit the Indiana Governor’s Residence…

Wreath is part of new traditions for Statehouse Christmas celebration

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The first sign that Christmas at the Statehouse would be a little…

People

Streeter leaves gov’s office for University of Texas

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The governor’s deputy chief of staff for policy and strategy is leaving the…

Amanda Banks takes over Senate seat – for now

Indiana Sen. Amanda Banks sworn into office from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Amanda…

Pro-Israel group to pay for Pences to spend Christmas in Jerusalem

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A non-profit Christian-based organization will pay to send Gov. Mike Pence and…

Nation

Donnelly’s military suicide legislation signed into law

Staff reporter TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – President Barack Obama has signed a provision authored by Indiana Sen.…

Pence considers suit to stop Obama immigration policies

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Thursday the state will consider…

Conflicting court rulings could impact Indiana health care subsidies

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether…

Commentary

Analysis: Modest revenue growth won’t mean big increases for education

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The big talk among legislative leaders about boosting the dollars…

Commentary: Congress must fix broken immigration system

By Greg Zoeller TheStatehouseFile.com Nearly everyone agrees the U.S. immigration system with its inefficiency, inconsistent enforcement…

Commentary: Is Indiana going to pot?

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, and I don’t agree on a lot,…

Video

Video & story: Banks sworn in via Skype, then temporarily steps down

Sen. Banks sworn in from Afghanistan from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –…

Forbes video: Mike Pence should run for president

Media mogul Steve Forbes talks about whether Mike Pence should run for president By Lesley Weidenbener…

Video & story: Republicans to ‘tread lightly’ with bigger majorities in House, Senate

Rep McMillin on new leadership role in Indiana House from TheStatehouseFile.com. By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS…