Elections

Ukraine native to serve as newest senator

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — When Victoria Spartz took the stage at a caucus to determine who would fill Sen.…

‘No correlation’ between early voting and voter turnout, secretary of state says

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — As far as Secretary of State Connie Lawson is concerned, the candidates and the issues, not…

Donnelly announces re-election campaign in Anderson

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A passionate crowd of Democrats made their way to the United Auto Workers building in Anderson…

Messer kicks off campaign with blues skies and barbecue

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com MORRISTOWN, Ind. — Republican U.S. Rep. Luke Messer launched his U.S. Senate campaign Saturday with a little bit…

Issues

Lawmaker proposes to help long-time homeowners in revitalized neighborhoods

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Peggy Gamlin, a senior resident of Riverside, chose to stay in her westside neighborhood even through…

Federal judge blocks abortion law signed by former Gov. Mike Pence

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that bars Indiana from enforcing the most controversial provisions…

VP Pence calls on Sen. Donnelly to vote ‘yes’ to tax cut

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  ANDERSON, Ind. —With a desire to cut taxes by the end of the year, Vice President Mike Pence…

More funds needed to help elderly, committee told

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Karen Richards is almost 65-years-old and she often sees people her age taken advantage of by…

People

Ryan White’s school remembers his legacy on 30th anniversary

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com ARCADIA, Ind. — With security and the press surrounding him, Ryan White walked through…

Gen Con helps Hoosier turn hobby into business

By Cameron Mattern TheStatehouseFile.com FISHERS, Ind. — When Gen Con starts Thursday, Tom Anders will be in a…

Pence’s official portrait displays faith and family

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In Vice President Mike Pence’s official governor’s portrait, he sits on his…

Quick reads

Survey searches for government inefficiency

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State officials are working to identify burdensome or obsolete state reporting requirements to…

3.8 million Hoosiers affected by Equifax breach

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Following a recent data breach, all Hoosiers are advised to check their…

Car Free Day inspires eco-friendly transportation

By Makenna Mays TheStateHouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Every day is Car Free Day for Michael Gatto, who rides his…

Nation

VP Pence calls on Sen. Donnelly to vote ‘yes’ to tax cut

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  ANDERSON, Ind. —With a desire to cut taxes by the end of…

McLinn family champions national ‘Right to Try’ legislation

By Christian Sullivan  TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS ­­­– Jordan McLinn is an eight-year-old boy with a disease with…

How Indiana’s senators voted on Tuesday’s health care motion

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote in the Senate…

Commentary

Commentary: The president who crossed his fingers

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump doesn’t want to be president. That much is…

Commentary: Health care, on the rocks

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – As Republicans in the U.S. Senate lurch toward another destabilizing…

Commentary: We need an office of American dignity

By Janet Williams TheStatehouseFile.com  There is a powerful scene in episode seven of “The Crown,” the…

Video

Video: Program lets teens tell the stories of Indiana youth throughout time

Video: Elephants, giraffes have a special home in southern Indiana