Elections

Rodric Bray to become new leader of Indiana Senate

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Senate Republicans elected Sen. Rodric Bray to become the next president pro tem, succeeding Sen.…

Delph wins, but new faces emerge in other Republican primary races

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Linda Rogers defied the odds when she beat Sen. Joe Zakas, R-Granger, in the May 8…

Nastiest Senate race ends with Braun victory

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Businessman Mike Braun launched his campaign against incumbent Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly almost as soon as…

Greg Pence, brother of VP Mike Pence, wins congressional primary

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — There’s a new Pence making headlines, and soon he’ll be fighting for the congressional seat once…

Issues

Governor names new top education policy advisor

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has named the top aide to Indiana’s superintendent of public instruction as his newest senior education…

Pharmacy chain provides drop off for old prescription narcotics

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—This year, you can start your spring cleaning by emptying out your drug cabinet, especially if you have…

Law enforcement gets funding to target regional drug trafficking

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Wednesday his office is collaborating with the Indiana Drug Enforcement Administration to provide funds…

Legislators to look at sports wagering over the summer

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A day after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a ban on sports betting, Indiana’s Legislative…

People

Lugar attends Franklin College premiere of documentary about his life, career

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN, Ind. — Students and faculty of Franklin College’s Pulliam School of Journalism premiered…

Lugar documentary premieres at Franklin College

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will attend the premiere of the documentary, “Richard Lugar:…

Last Mile program gives women inmates a second chance

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Indiana inmate Virginia Hooten hopes The Last Mile program will be the doorway…

Quick reads

Holcomb seeks federal funds for flooding damages

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb is requesting assistance for Hoosiers affected by historic flooding that…

Bathroom bill opens new doors as it passes in the Senate

By Kirsten Nielsen TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Senate passed legislation Thursday to ensure that people with medical…

Indiana native and ‘The Voice’ runner-up recognized

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — All eyes of the Indiana House were on 16-year-old Addison Agen Thursday…

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: Never too late to learn, Mr. President

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – There’s a word Donald Trump needs to learn. Consequence. At…

Commentary: Apolophobia, a new word for a new age

By Michael Leppert www.michaelleppert.com The Trump Administration is scared to say its sorry.  That’s right, scared. …

Commentary: Smells the same by any other name

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An old farmer I knew had a marvelous saying. “You…

Video

Video: National FFA Convention takes over Indy

Video: Gov. Eric Holcomb sends bikers out in style

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Video: State employees honored for 35 plus years of service