Elections

Most Hoosier voters stayed home in May primary

Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Only about one in eight Hoosiers—or 13%—who were eligible to vote actually cast ballots in May’s municipal primary elections,…

State representative leaving post because of job change

State representative leaving post because of job change

By Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A nine-year member of the Indiana General Assembly will be vacating his House seat to take a new…

Susan Brooks announces retirement from Congress

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The relatively safe Republican seat in Indiana’s 5th Congressional District may have gotten a little more competitive with the announcement…

Gary senator seeks Democratic nomination for governor

By Lacey Watt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gary Sen. Eddie Melton is the first Democrat to announce that he’s seeking his party’s nomination…

Issues

Exonerated prisoners may be entitled to compensation under new bill

Editor’s note: This is one story in a series about new laws that have an impact on Hoosiers. By Haley Carney TheStatehouseFile.com…

Attorney General Curtis Hill’s accusers file federal lawsuit

By Abrahm Hurt   TheStatehouseFile.com     INDIANAPOLIS—Four women who say they were groped by Attorney General Curtis Hill have filed a lawsuit claiming they have been…

Poor health and lack of new business hurting Hoosier economy, Chamber says 

By Abrahm Hurt  TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS–Indiana’s healthy economy could be undermined by a low growth of new businesses and high smoking and obesity rates, the…

Holcomb names new state budget director

Holcomb names new state budget director

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Zachary Jackson as state budget effective Friday, replacing Jason Dudich who left the post…

People

Four Indiana Students Receive Governor’s STEM Team Honors

By Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Annie Ostojic already has an impressive resume: Named to the Forbes 30 Under 30…

Hundreds gather at Statehouse to remember former Sen. Birch Bayh

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers said goodbye Wednesday to a senator, but also a father. Hundreds…

Holcomb, Hogsett, friends celebrate Richard Lugar’s life

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Huddled under a few tents outside on a rainy afternoon, public officials, friends,…

Quick reads

State representative leaving post because of job change

State representative leaving post because of job change

By Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A nine-year member of the Indiana General Assembly will be vacating his House seat…

Holcomb names new state budget director

Holcomb names new state budget director

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has named Zachary Jackson as state budget effective Friday, replacing Jason Dudich…

Governor participates in jobs workshop in Washington

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb is participating in the SelectUSA Investment Summit on Monday and…

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: The circle, still unbroken

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana – We sway in a large circle, arms draped over…

Commentary: Susan Brooks and might have beens

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – It’s a pity people can’t choose the time in which…

Commentary: The president who denies and defies his duties

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Maybe House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is right. Maybe Donald Trump…

Video

All Pro Dad and state kick off foster care and adoption campaign

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com     INDIANAPOLIS — All Pro Dad and Indiana Department of Child…

Protecting their passion

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