Elections

9 hearings in 3 days: Legislative leaders announce tight schedule of redistricting hearings

Indiana Citizen Staff Report The legislative leaders in charge of Indiana’s redistricting process on Thursday announced a concentrated schedule of nine public…

Parties split on whether to expand or restrict voter access

Parties split on whether to expand or restrict voter access

By Tabby Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—After the 2020 election, with many Republicans claiming there was voter fraud, several laws went into effect across…

Republican leaders plan to complete redistricting by October

Indiana Citizen staff report Indiana House Speaker Todd Huston and Senate President Pro Tem Rodric Bray are tentatively planning on completing new…

Gerrymandering study raises concerns about upcoming redistricting plan

Gerrymandering study raises concerns about upcoming redistricting plan

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—A new study says Indiana’s 2011 redistricting favors one party over the other, creating an unequal representation…

Issues
Grant allows Indiana schools to expand their language programs

Grant allows Indiana schools to expand their language programs

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Multiple school districts throughout the state have been given funds to help children become immersed in a…

Study shows hospitals—including one in Indiana—are ignoring transparency rule

Study shows hospitals—including one in Indiana—are ignoring transparency rule

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Hospitals are supposed to post their prices online so people can compare and contrast, but a new…

App helping food-insecure Hoosiers expands to website

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Community Compass, an app launched to provide those experiencing food insecurity with information about free meals or…

Struggle to stay afloat but some parents celebrate the extended Child Tax Credit

Struggle to stay afloat but some parents celebrate the extended Child Tax Credit

By Carolina Puga Mendoza TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—The U.S.government approved a monthly payment for parents to help families get back on their feet as…

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

A new phone scam targets Hoosiers

A new phone scam targets Hoosiers

By Claire Castillo TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita recently sent out a warning about a…

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. …

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: ‘There are but two parties now’

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Some moments crystallize things, cutting through the cant and nonsense to make things…

Commentary: Kavanaugh under a cloud

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Not long ago, the FBI confirmed that its 2018 investigation of then U.S.…

Commentary: The best way to solve an important problem

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Rosa Brooks begins the epilogue to her fine new book, “Tangled Up in…

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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