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 American water rates to increase slightly under settlement

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana American Water customers will see an increase in rates next year under an agreement the…

State’s unemployment rate holds steady at 5.7 percent

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.7 percent for the month of October. The private…

Judge: Killer in Franklin College case is not competent to be executed

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A judge ruled Thursday that Michael Dean Overstreet – convicted of murdering Franklin College student Kelly…

Consumer counselor urges denial of Duke infrastructure plan

Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Duke Energy should not be allowed to raise rates to pay for its $1.87 billion infrastructure and…

Quick reads

First lady’s foundation to benefit food pantry group

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A group that represents food banks across Indiana will be the recipient of…

State settles with drug maker Organon over Medicaid fraud charges

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana attorney general’s office has recovered more than $181,000 for the Indiana…

States settle with AT&T Mobility over unauthorized charges; refunds available for customers

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An estimated 460,000 Hoosier will receive refunds from AT&T Mobility for unauthorized…

People

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 – Sen. Jim…

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…

Senate shuffles committees, chairmen

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Retirements in the Indiana Senate have led to some shuffling of committees…

Nation

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…

Americans struggle to name First Amendment freedoms

By Kate Winkle SFHWire WASHINGTON – Americans have failed their 2014 civics test: 29 percent of them can’t name…

Commentary

Commentary: Ask Carlos why he should care

By Dan Carpenter TheStatehouseFile.com Back during the Carter administration, there was a cartoon in some magazine…

Commentary: What’s wrong with a little work?

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org When did “work” turn into a four-letter word? Did I miss something?…

Commentary: Destroying schools in order to save schools

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Well, Indiana’s legislative leaders have gotten one thing out of…

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…