Elections

The room where it happened: A decade after Indiana’s 2011 redistricting, those on the inside still aren’t talking

By Janet Williams and Bill Theobald The Indiana Citizen Jeb Bardon knew it was over for Democrats in Indiana a decade ago,…

Group plans virtual redistricting forum

Staff ReportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A group of organizations concerned about partisan redistricting plans a virtual forum designed to engage churches and other places of…

Legislative leaders offer little in response to redistricting recommendations

Legislative leaders offer little in response to redistricting recommendations

By Tabby Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—This week, legislators were given an eight-page report from the Indiana Citizens Redistricting Commission, based on testimony gathered…

Do: Encourage competitiveness. Don’t: Divide communities. Citizens panel releases redistricting recommendations

Do: Encourage competitiveness. Don’t: Divide communities. Citizens panel releases redistricting recommendations

By Kevin Morgan The Indiana Citizen Indiana’s new congressional and legislative districts could improve on its current ones in two significant ways—by…

Issues
“The connection with family and friends is vital”: Changes come to nursing homes as more vaccines become available

“The connection with family and friends is vital”: Changes come to nursing homes as more vaccines become available

By Tabby Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—As COVID-19 spread last year, nursing homes restricted visitation for their residents. While more than 184,000 residents and…

State parks saw an increase in revenue during COVID-19

By Evan Graham The Statehouse File For someone who has lived so close to a state park, Maggie Evans has never been…

Millions of dollars given to Indiana schools to recover learning lost during COVID-19

Millions of dollars given to Indiana schools to recover learning lost during COVID-19

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Schools are taking action helping students to recover the learning they might have lost this academic year…

Alzheimer’s and dementia present public health and economic crisis to state

Alzheimer’s and dementia present public health and economic crisis to state

By Tabby Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—One hundred and ten thousand Hoosiers are living with Alzheimer’s disease while 215,000 are providing unpaid care for…

People

“You have to look at things in the long run”: Errington retains optimism working in Indiana’s superminority

By Alexa Shrake TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Rep. Sue Errington, D-Muncie, 79, did not have a good session.  Her elements of…

Transformed and rewired: Sen. Fady Qaddoura’s life in public service

By Sydney Byerly TheStatehousefile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Eleven years ago, when Fady Qaddoura first began working as an intern for the…

Q&A: New legislator from Greenwood area is focusing on education

Q&A: New legislator from Greenwood area is focusing on education

By Zen Stripling TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Newly elected Indiana state Rep. Michelle Davis, a Republican representing the Greenwood area, is…

Quick reads

Group plans virtual redistricting forum

Staff ReportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A group of organizations concerned about partisan redistricting plans a virtual forum designed to engage churches…

Standing committees: Where the work of the legislature really happens

By Kiara T. Calloway TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Much of the manpower behind every new law comes from a legislative committee. …

Lawmakers say Indiana popcorn *butter* than all other snacks

By Kyra Howard  TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana is known for its corn—but did you know Indiana is second in the…

Nation

Senators call for more support for mental health and addiction assistance

By Hope Shrum TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A bipartisan group of U.S. senators including Todd Young of Indiana has…

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg confirmed as transportation secretary

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Hoosier Pete Buttigieg has been confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of Transportation,…

Commentary: The words hanging over my head as a young reporter on Inauguration Day

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—One of the first lessons our Statehouse File reporters learn is they…

Commentary

Commentary: At war with reality and their own idea

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Once again, the conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court saved Republicans from themselves.…

Commentary: America’s old friends are friends with us again

By Michael LeppertMichael Leppert.com I have written it several times over the years: America needs to…

Commentary: A tale for Father’s Day or any day

By Russ PulliamTheStatehouseFile.com Marvin Olasky belongs in the Researcher Hall of Fame.  He’s done good research…

Video

Out of Office: The hidden history of Central State Hospital

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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