Elections

Crowded field of candidates compete in 1st and 5th congressional districts

By Victoria RatliffTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The retirement of two members of Indiana’s congressional delegation has drawn more than three dozen hopefuls into the races,…

House Committee weighs extending voting hours

By Haley Carney and Haley Pritchett TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— Hoosiers would get more time to vote after work under a bill debated Thursday…

Chamber of Commerce endorses Holcomb’s re-election

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Chamber of Commerce has officially announced its support for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb in his bid for…

Second state lawmaker announces that he’s retiring next year

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—House Speaker Brian Bosma isn’t the only state lawmaker retiring at the end of the 2020 legislative session;…

Issues

Selby recommends 60-day suspension for Curtis Hill

By Janet WilliamsTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Former Indiana Supreme Court Justice Myra Selby has recommended that Attorney General Curtis Hill be suspended for 60 days…

Holcomb signs bill protecting schools from ILEARN penalties

Staff ReportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation Wednesday that will prevent schools from being penalized because of low Indiana Learning Evaluation Assessment…

Driving, public defender and cancer bills advance in legislature

By Lacey WattTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Legislation covering specialized driving privileges, indigent criminal defendants and colorectal cancer screenings advanced in the Indiana General Assembly Wednesday…

Filing student aid form would be mandatory under proposed legislation

Haley CarneyTheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS— High school seniors may soon be required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) under…

People

Hoosier Action brings HOPE to Indiana Statehouse

By Haley Carney TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— Hoosier Action, a community organization advocating for rural and small town Indiana, gathered…

Children celebrate the holiday at the Statehouse

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Nearly 400 children from three Indiana elementary schools got a taste of the Christmas…

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…

Quick reads

Holcomb signs bill protecting schools from ILEARN penalties

Staff ReportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb signed legislation Wednesday that will prevent schools from being penalized because…

Homeless bill heads to Senate

By Joshua Hansel TheStateHouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana Senate committee approved a measure on Thursday that would require…

Short documentaries about rural and urban life will premiere in Indiana in 2020

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Films exploring urban and rural identities in Indiana today will premiere in early 2020 at…

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: Curtis Hill’s mountain of denial

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Ever since he was accused of gripping and groping almost every…

Commentary: President Trump delivers a refresher course for slow learners

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – You have to hand it to President Donald Trump. He…

Commentary: The art of the purge: Can our institutions survive?

By Michael LeppertMichael Leppert.com Sculptures of Lady Justice are full of symbolic art. Versions of her…

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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