Elections

Voter turnout exceeded 50 percent in 2018 election

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—One of the most hotly contested Senate races in the nation helped drive Hoosiers to the polls on Election…

State representative quits to take UAW job

State representative quits to take UAW job

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—State Rep. Joe Taylor, D- South Bend, has quit the job he was re-elected to a month ago to…

Common Cause Indiana calls for lawmakers to reform election laws

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—With issues seen around the state on Election Day from polls that opened late to ballots that took…

House Republicans hang on to supermajority status

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Republicans will maintain their supermajority status in the Indiana General Assembly after votes were finally tallied in Porter County…

Issues

Manufacturer’s group launches training program to meet industry needs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Manufacturers Association has launched an employer-driven education initiative to ensure a pipeline of skilled workers for Indiana’s…

Legislative leaders turn to looming budget debate at annual conference

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana lawmakers tasked with allocating funds in a new two-year budget are concerned that spending on the ailing…

Attorney General partners with BBB and FTC to battle internet scams

By Dionte Coleman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana’s attorney general joined the heads of the Better Business Bureau and Midwest region of the Federal Trade…

Department of Child Services seeks more money in next budget

By Eddie Drews TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Department of Child Services is seeking about $300 million more annually in funding in the next…

People

Holiday season kicks off with songs, story and First Dog Henry

By Eddie Drews TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The south atrium of the Statehouse echoed with holiday cheer Thursday as children from…

Jobs initiative transforming Indianapolis neighborhood

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Indiana, toured a historically troubled Indianapolis neighborhood Monday…

Fifth Indy Do Day kicks off with high hopes of volunteer turnout

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The Rotary Club of Indianapolis used the backdrop of Gleaners Food Bank…

Quick reads

Manufacturer’s group launches training program to meet industry needs

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Manufacturers Association has launched an employer-driven education initiative to ensure a pipeline of…

Security portal provides easy online access for Hoosiers

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Secretary of State’s office has launched a new securities portal that will service…

Secretary of State’s office reaches settlement with securities firm

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana has reached a settlement that includes a $450,000 civil penalty with a financial securities…

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: Sorry seems to be the hardest word

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The controversy regarding comedian Kevin Hart and the Oscars shows…

Commentary: ‘Money,’ and Trump’s long trail of it gets bumpy

By Michael Leppert michaelleppert.com “Money, it’s a crime. Share it fairly but don’t take a slice…

Commentary: ‘Tis the season to be offended

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org  Although I have never been one to subscribe to a “War on…

Video

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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Indiana’s new sex education law

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