Elections

U.S. Conference of Mayors closes out with Libertarian Gary Johnson

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Thirteen minutes was all it took for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson to deliver his campaign message…

Clinton campaigns in Indianapolis before the nation’s mayors

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addressed hundreds of the nation’s mayors Sunday on the conference’s vision…

Hillary Clinton to visit Indianapolis Sunday

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak in Indianapolis Sunday to hundreds of mayors from across…

State Democrats nominate attorney general, superintendent of public instruction

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Thousands of Hoosier Democrats made their way to the Indiana Democratic State Convention Saturday afternoon to…

Issues

Japan-based manufacturer breaks ground on new facility in northwest Indiana

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A Japan-owned manufacturer of automotive coatings for plastics, NB Coatings, broke ground on its new facility in…

Indiana, Israel exchange economic, cybersecurity ideas at business summit

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year, Gov. Mike Pence joined business and government leaders Monday at the Indiana-Israel Business…

30 laws in 30 days: Artisan distilleries to offer carryout sales on Sundays

By Megan Powell TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – You may not be able to buy alcohol at the grocery store on Sundays, but beginning…

Orlando mayor offers advice to nation’s mayors just 14 days after tragic shooting

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com It’s 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 12 — three hours into what Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer called “the…

People

Get to know one of America’s youngest mayors: South Bend’s Pete Buttigieg

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Pete Buttigieg, 34, has done it all, but as the young mayor…

Strawberry Festival on the circle supports local charities

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — On Thursday, Hoosiers flocked to Monument Circle for Christ Church Cathedral’s 51st Annual…

Bicentennial literary map honors Indiana writers

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Many Hoosier writers have put Indiana on the map, so maybe it’s…

Quick reads

Indiana receives 23rd consecutive Achievement Award

By Alaa Abdeldaiem TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – For the 23rd consecutive year, Indiana was awarded the Certificate of Achievement…

30 Laws in 30 Days: Process in place to help unclaimed veterans have a proper funeral

By: Jackson Hughes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS­­— Fallen Hoosier heroes are now more likely to be properly laid to rest,…

Todd Young accepts Baron Hill’s challenge to debate

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Republican U.S. Rep. Todd Young has said he will participate in two…

Nation

Don’t call us Indianans! Senators send letter to government office

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Call us Hoosiers. That’s what Indiana’s U.S. Senators Dan Coats and…

Indiana security the focus of Donnelly’s Middle East visit

By Jasmine Otam TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Government officials, including U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, traveled across the…

Indiana politicians respond to Obama’s last State of the Union

Anastasia Gentry TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS- President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union Address Tuesday sparked a…

Commentary

Commentary: I found your ‘good-paying’ job

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org Indiana got some good news last month. More than 13,000 Hoosiers found…

Commentary: Why the jobs numbers don’t reassure

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The comedy team Abbott and Costello had a classic routine.…

Commentary: What jailing a parent does to children

By Diana Hadley TheStatehouseFile.com For 45 years I have been an educator, a role that has…