Elections

Zoeller joins Waltz, Houchin in 9th district GOP fight

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller on Monday publicly joined a crowded field of Republicans seeking what…

Ritz raises far less than Gregg, Pence in governor’s race

By Max Bomber TheStatehosueFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democrat John Gregg raised more money than any other gubernatorial candidate the first half of the…

Todd Young officially enters Senate race

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Rep. Todd Young announced officially Sunday that he will run for U.S. Senate – crowding…

Holcomb raises $200,000 in what campaign calls ‘grassroots’ effort

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Eric Holcomb raised more than $200,000 for his Senate campaign during this year’s second quarter…

Issues

Gov. Pence continues to call for change to the Clean Air Act regulations

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence continues to vow to Hoosiers and the nation that Indiana will not comply with…

Democrats call for detailed timeline on HIV outbreak

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Democrats are calling on Gov. Mike Pence and the state Department of Health for more information…

Disaster declaration request made for more than 50 counties after wet spring and summer

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Last week, Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter to U.S Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack requesting…

Pence suits up with hundreds of motorcyclists in 11th annual Ride with the Governor

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Hundreds of motorcyclists suited up and hit the road Friday. “There’s something about being on a…

People

Pence appoints dozens to state boards, commissions

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence has made appointments to the following boards and commissions. Business…

BMV names new director program management

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS– The Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced Monday that its new director of program…

Former Democratic lawmaker Wayne Townsend dies at 89

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Former state lawmaker Wayne Townsend – who was the Democratic nominee for…

Quick reads

This week marked the 70th anniversary of the attack on USS Indianapolis

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— This week marked 70 years since a Japanese vessel torpedoed the USS Indianapolis…

Monument Circle to host 10 weeks of activities

Monument Circle to host 10 weeks of activities

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Monument Circle is kicking it up a notch with a 10-week long party…

Exceptional youth worker to be honored with cash prize for professional development

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— The Indiana Youth Institute is looking for Hoosiers making a difference in the lives…

Nation

U.S. Senate race on level playing field

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The race for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat could divide…

GOP lawmakers skeptical about Iran deal

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Several members of Indiana’s congressional delegation are skeptical about the…

Stutzman releases Senate race fundraising totals for second quarter

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INIDIANAPOLIS– Republican Senate candidate Marlin Stutzman released fundraising numbers for the second quarter…

Commentary

Commentary: Incredibly loud, not very effective

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Long, long ago, back in my school days, I had…

Commentary: A swim in the lake of doubt

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, NEW YORK – Night shrouds the water. As I…

Commentary: Planned Parenthood and a Hoosier show trial

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The latest dispute regarding Planned Parenthood illustrates much of what…

Video

Video: Gov. Pence leads ride to honor fallen officers, survivors

Gov. Mike Pence leads Cops Cycling for Survivors ride. from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo.…

Video & story: Pence says he’s ready for election fight, says faith must coexist with changing culture

pence seeks reelection 6-18-2015 from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Gov.…

Video & story: Tallian makes it official: She’s running for governor

Sen. Karen Tallian seeks Democratic nomination in 2016 gubernatorial race from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi…