Elections

Voters receive postcards to confirm their registrations

By Victoria Ratliff TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—More than 4.2 million voters across Indiana received a small black and white postcard from the state’s Election…

Senate committee Oks shooting teachers with pellet guns in training drills

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–Teachers may soon have the option to be shot with pellet guns during active shooter training. The Senate…

Absentee ballot bill on its way to governor’s desk, changes deadline in 2019 elections

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—House lawmakers sat divided Wednesday when the majority party backed a bill to change absentee mail-in ballot deadlines,…

Effort to track absentee ballots rejected by Senate

By Andrew Longstreth TheStateHouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A Senate committee Thursday rejected an amendment that would have required tracking numbers on all absentee ballots as…

Issues

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 Energy list, The Best…

Disciplinary hearing set for Attorney General Hill

By Victoria Ratliff TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Attorney General Curtis Hill’s disciplinary hearing on accusations that he groped women at an end-of-session legislative party in…

Indiana broadband director named to national board

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s director of broadband opportunities has been named to the national Broadband Advisory Committee, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch…

Planned Parenthood hosts Statehouse rally against abortion bans

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–Tiffany Brown hadn’t planned to speak at Tuesday’s Planned Parenthood abortion rally, but after listening to others she…

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

Indiana broadband director named to national board

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s director of broadband opportunities has been named to the national Broadband Advisory Committee,…

Wyandotte Caves reopen for summer

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Hoosiers can again enjoy Wyandotte Caves as they reopen for summer tours. Public tours of…

Vaping, ticket scalping and drug prices on agenda for summer study

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Lawmakers will be tackling topics ranging from imposing new taxes on CBD oil 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: Just passing time here in America

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The opening notes of the national anthem play over the…

Commentary: Newsflash: The pro-choice movement actually is conservative

By Michael Leppert michaelleppert.com Freedoms, or individual liberties that the government cannot abridge are the things…

Commentary: Trump, Congress and an absence of happy endings

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – It’s hard to see how this ends well. President Donald…

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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Indiana’s new sex education law

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