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

Former AG Eric Holder entertains and informs Anderson students

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com ANDERSON, Ind. — Former U.S. Attorney General Eric wore many hats during his six years in the position…

Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

Gov. Holcomb names new State Health commissioner

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday named Dr. Kristina Box to lead Indiana’s Department of Health as its…

Students, businesses, families affected by lack of internet in rural areas

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — As technology advances, it becomes more essential in everyday life. More schools use tablets rather than…

Helpful tips to avoid charity scammers

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – In the aftermath of local and national natural disasters, many Hoosiers are ready to help any…

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

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…

Senators look to fill USDA leadership roles

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s senators are accepting applications to fill two state-level leadership positions…

Commentary

Commentary: Dream a little Dreamer of me

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org I’ve never really had an issue with illegal immigration. If someone is…

Hillary Clinton’s mea culpa

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Maybe it’s time to cut Hillary Rodham Clinton some slack.…

Commentary: Hazing, the weed in the Garden of Eden that suffocates us all

By Hank Nuwer TheStatehouseFile.com   While colleges across the country are finding creative ways to celebrate National Hazing…

Video

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

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