Elections

GOP Senate primary campaign heats up

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Another of the six GOP candidates in the race to replace Sen. Joe Donnelly launched his…

Spartz sworn in as senator after Kenley’s retirement

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Victoria Spartz became the state’s newest senator Wednesday after being sworn in to fill Sen. Luke Kenley’s…

State Treasurer Mitchell to run again in 2018

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — After serving three years as state treasurer, Republican Kelly Mitchell is running for re-election next year. “I…

Rally-goers say gerrymandering hurts democracy

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — For 30 years, Edna Parkinson has supported the Republican Party as a fiscal conservative who was…

Issues

Senate Democrats push redistricting reform, raising minimum wage in 2018

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Creating redistricting reform, passing hate crime legislation and raising the minimum wage are the Senate Democrats…

New device eliminates the pain of opioid withdrawal

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a neurological device that could help those suffering…

Indiana rolls out new app to reduce infant mortality

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — More than 600 babies in Indiana died before the age of 1 in 2015, and the Indiana…

Sunday alcohol sales gains support

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS —The Alcohol Code Revision Commission agreed Tuesday that Indiana lawmakers should allow alcohol sales on Sunday, but…

People

Festival of Trees kicks off holiday season

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Festively decorated trees, all as different as snowflakes, are covering the halls…

Delph heading to Puerto Rico to serve with Army

Delph heading to Puerto Rico to serve with Army

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, will be sent to Puerto Rico Dec. 8…

First Lady and friends adjust to life in political spotlight

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — She’s a jack of all trades — an artist, a firearms instructor,…

Quick reads

One editor leaves, another comes in

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN, Indiana – A change is coming to TheStatehouseFile.com, the award-winning news website powered by…

Governor, first lady get flu shot

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb rolled up his sleeve Tuesday to get his flu…

Free help for filling out federal student aid paperwork

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Students can now apply for federal student aid, and the Student Financial Aid…

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: Gerrymandering affects the big issues of our day

By Janet Williams The StatehouseFile.com Gerrymandering matters. It is not an arcane word describing some confusing…

Commentary: Right, wrong and the women in our lives

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – It’s wrong regardless of who does it. Groping a woman…

Commentary: Still a fight for love and glory

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The actress Lauren Bacall once affectionately called her husband Humphrey…

Video

Video: National FFA Convention takes over Indy

Video: Gov. Eric Holcomb sends bikers out in style

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Video: State employees honored for 35 plus years of service