Elections

Melton launches campaign for governor in his Gary hometown

By Janet Williams TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—State Sen. Eddie Melton made it official Tuesday—he’s running for governor. The first-term senator made the announcement that…

$10 million going toward beefing up election security

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—By the next election, one in 10 direct recording electronic (DREs) voting machines will have a small black…

Tech executive to seek Democratic nomination for governor

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Josh Owens, CEO of the Indianapolis-based tech firm SupplyKick, on Monday became the second Democrat to get…

Cass County councilwoman will replace ex-Sen. Randy Head

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Cass County Councilwoman Stacey Donato has won a Republican precinct committee caucus vote to replace former Sen. Randy…

Issues

Attorney general disciplinary hearing begins Monday

By Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS- Attorney General Curtis Hill Jr., facing Indiana Supreme Court disciplinary commission charges for allegedly groping women, is…

Doctors argue for exceptions to electronic prescriptions

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Physicians who write few prescriptions or treat kidney dialysis patients should be exempt from a new law requiring…

Tax vaping and tobacco products to curb youth smoking, committee told

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Health officials and business owners told a legislative committee the only way to curb Indiana’s increase in smokeless…

State Supreme Court going on the road to hear bar fight lawsuit

By Brandon Barger TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Supreme Court will be heading out of its paneled courtroom at the Statehouse to Parke County…

People

Holcomb names new adjutant general of the Indiana National Guard

Holcomb names new adjutant general of the Indiana National Guard

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has selected Col. R. Dale Lyles as the new adjutant general of…

Gov. Holcomb honored by Indiana Chamber of Commerce

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has been selected by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as…

Doctor recognized for the good he has done in his community

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—“Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, for all…

Quick reads

Indiana Authors Awards shows off new look at the Artsgarden

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards is getting a makeover and is inviting…

South Bend fire chief named Indiana’s fire marshal

South Bend fire chief named Indiana’s fire marshal

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb has named a former South Bend fire chief to be…

Students can file financial aid forms now

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—FAFSA applications open today and the Indiana Commission for Higher Education is urging Hoosier students…

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 harsh beauty of truth

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – They appeared within days of each other, like flowers blooming…

Commentary: Piety & Power: Mike Pence is who we always thought he was

By Michael Leppert MichaelLeppert.com INDIANAPOLIS–Tom LoBianco’s long awaited biography of Vice President Mike Pence is out.…

Commentary: The legacy of Elijah Cummings

By Mary Beth Schneider TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—I try to stay focused on Indiana, as there are plenty…

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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