Elections

Governor candidates announce secretary of education nominees for 2021

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Two Indiana gubernatorial candidates announced their picks for the state’s secretary of education seat Thursday, a position…

Candidates for governor clash over education, COVID-19 and tax policies at first debate

By Taylor Wooten TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The three candidates for governor clashed on the topics of education, taxes, COVID-19 and guns in a fast-paced virtual…

Activists work to create a culture of voting

By Taylor WootenTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Tory Combs, a senior at Butler University, saw the disconnect college students can have from the electoral…

First Indiana gubernatorial debate goes virtual because of COVID-19

Staff ReportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The first Indiana gubernatorial debate of the 2020 election will now be a virtual-style event, the Indiana Debate…

Issues

Attorney general slams St. Joseph County for urging churches to avoid in-person services

By Taylor Wooten TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — In a week where Indiana saw some of the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the start…

Halloween 2020 looks different in a pandemic

By Sydney ByerlyTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Like every other activity in the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Halloween festivities are being adapted to the reduce…

Health department sending aid to nursing homes where COVID-19 cases are rising

By Taylor Wooten TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State health officials are expanding resources available to long-term care facilities because of a rise in cases…

Indiana joins anti-trust lawsuit against Google

Staff reportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana attorney general’s office has joined 10 other Republican attorneys general and the U.S. Department of Justice in a…

People

Governor honors Reginald Jones with Sachem Award

Governor honors Reginald Jones with Sachem Award

Staff reportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Reginald O. Jones Sr., a Hoosier businessman, community leader and mentor, is the state’s newest recipient…

Longtime Republican state senator steps down before election

By LaMonte Richardson Jr. TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s longest serving Republican state senator announced Tuesday he would retire…

Former House Speaker Brian Bosma steps down after 34 years

By Hope Shrum TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Former Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma will leave the Indiana House after…

Quick reads

Indiana joins anti-trust lawsuit against Google

Staff reportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana attorney general’s office has joined 10 other Republican attorneys general and the U.S. Department…

Department of Defense invests in hypersonic technology at Crane

Staff reportTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana will be the home of the U.S. Department of Defense’s new Joint Hypersonics Transition Office…

Sen. Todd Young pushes back against critics of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

By Thomas SamuelTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— U.S. Sen. Todd Young said Wednesday that the Senate should move quickly to approve…

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: Voting has never been more satisfying

By Michael LeppertMichaelLeppert.com I was tapping my toes on Thursday afternoon near the corner of Alabama…

Commentary: Trump and Biden, the rematch

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden dueled in…

Commentary: Governor candidates trade jabs, not shots

By John KrullTheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The first debate of the 2020 Indiana governor’s race was an…

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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