Elections

Indiana Libertarians nab four national party offices

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Four members of the Indiana Libertarian Party have been chosen to serve in national party offices.…

Story & photos: Republicans pick Kelly Mitchell to run for state treasurer

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – In convention voting that lasted all afternoon, Republicans picked Kelly Mitchell to be their nominee for…

Indiana GOP declares traditional marriage the ‘foundation of society’

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Delegates at the State Republican Convention approved a party platform Saturday that calls families based on…

Republicans to pick treasurer nominee, marriage language at convention in Fort Wayne

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – With at least 2,000 people expected to attend, the Indiana Republican Convention is going to have…

Issues

Health committee discusses drugs, eye-care for children

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – More than 10,000 Hoosiers received treatment for opioid addiction last year. Opioid addiction is in “epidemic…

State pushes students to finish college on time

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers joined 400 Hoosier students and family members for the official…

Appeals court to stick with 3-judge panel for marriage, denies ‘en banc’ review

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals court has denied the state’s request that all 10 of its…

Health insurance plan runs out of money for new enrollees

By Emily Metheny TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS —Indiana has stopped accepting new applications for the Healthy Indiana Plan because funding from the state’s tobacco…

Quick reads

Donnelly helps extend highway and transportation funding

By Emily Metheny TheStatehouseFile.com WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate agreed on Tuesday to pass an act to help…

Ballard proposes pre-k funding, more cops to end violence

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard announced a three step program to try and curb the “recent…

Pence sends letter to president on immigration crisis

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence Tuesday sent a letter to President Barack Obama expressing “profound…

People

Hard work pays off for one 4-H member headed to the Indiana State Fair

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An estimated 875,000 people will attend the Indiana State Fair that starts…

Hogsett headed to prominent Indy law firm

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett will join the Indianapolis law firm Bose McKinney &…

Woman who inspired ‘Scandal’ to appear in Indy

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Crisis communications expert Judy Smith will keynote the 2nd Annual Indiana Governor’s…

Nation

Conflicting court rulings could impact Indiana health care subsidies

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings Tuesday on whether…

Americans struggle to name First Amendment freedoms

By Kate Winkle SFHWire WASHINGTON – Americans have failed their 2014 civics test: 29 percent of them can’t name…

Video & story: Long says constitutional convention could come in 2015

Mount Vernon Assembly wraps up at the Statehouse from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com…

Commentary

Commentary: Pious leadership shows its true colors

By Dan Carpenter TheStatehouseFile.com When I wrote in this space last week about Indiana’s conspicuous indifference…

Commentary: Where it’s easier to forgive an assault than accept an embrace

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy said he wouldn’t…

Commentary: The peace that so often eludes us

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE, New York – Other than a light dappling of…

Video

Video: Daily Roundup

Reporters Paige Clark and Seth Morin give us the day’s Statehouse headlines: Video: Daily Roundup from TheStatehouseFile.com…

Explore: Tubing down the White River

Explore: Tubing the White River is a relaxing way to enjoy outdoors from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo.…

Video: Daily roundup for July 24, 2014

Reporters Jess Seabolt and Paige Clark gives us the day’s Statehouse headlines: Statehouse Daily Roundup 7-24-2014…