Elections

Voter turnout in May primary at only 20 percent

By Seth Fleming TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Only one in five Hoosiers who are registered to vote cast ballots in the May primary election, continuing…

Injunction blocks state from purging voter rolls

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—A federal judge has issued an injunction blocking Indiana from purging voters from registration rolls if their names…

Who’s in a marriage? GOP delegates will decide this weekend

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Whether marriage should be between a man and a woman exclusively will be the subject of debate this weekend…

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.…

Issues

New law relieves landowners of liability for trail access

Editor’s note: This is a story in an occasional series about the impact of new laws on Hoosiers. By Brynna Sentel TheStateHouseFile.com…

Changes in newborn testing law will allow earlier interventions

Editor’s note: This is one story in an occasional series about new laws that affect Hoosiers. By Seth Fleming TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Adrienne Vollmer’s…

Commission on Improving Status of Children gets DCS update

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Employees of the Indiana Department of Child Services have lived with a fear that a single wrong step…

Department of Revenue rebrands to focus on customer service

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Hoosiers are no longer simply taxpayers to the Indiana Department of Revenue. They are customers. Looking at people…

People

Delph recognized for service during Hurricane Maria

Delph recognized for service during Hurricane Maria

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS―State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, was recognized with the Army’s Joint Service Achievement Medal…

Therapy dogs lend a paw to those in need

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com BROOKVILLE, Ind.— Transforming your backyard into a dog rescue may seem farfetched to some,…

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…

Quick reads

Delph recognized for service during Hurricane Maria

Delph recognized for service during Hurricane Maria

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS―State Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, was recognized with the Army’s Joint Service Achievement Medal…

Holcomb gets waiver for new workforce cabinet

Holcomb gets waiver for new workforce cabinet

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Gov. Eric Holcomb has received a waiver from the U.S. Department of Labor so that…

Corporate tax revenues down

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—For the fifth straight month, Indiana’s corporate tax revenues are below forecast and the prior’s…

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: The TV president who could never make it in the movies

By Michael Leppert www.michaelleppert.com I’m not a TV guy.  I’m a movie guy.  I never watched…

Commentary: Republicans’ rhetoric needs to match the record

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org  GOP U.S. Senate candidate Mike Braun had a very dire warning for…

Commentary: With friends like these….

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – So much for family values. Goodbye to arguments for religious…

Video

Video: A tour of the Statehouse

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Video: Therapy dogs lend a paw to help

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Video: National FFA Convention takes over Indy