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Melton launches campaign for governor in his Gary hometown

By Janet Williams TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—State Sen. Eddie Melton made it official Tuesday—he’s running for governor. The first-term senator made the announcement that he’s seeking the Democratic nomination in his hometown of Gary. He was introduced by Republican Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick, who called him a “great state senator, just an all-around good man.” […]

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$10 million going toward beefing up election security

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—By the next election, one in 10 direct recording electronic (DREs) voting machines will have a small black box attached to them that will let voters see a printout of their ballot, providing a paper trial that can be used in post-election audits. Secretary of State Connie Lawson held one-on-one interviews […]

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Tech executive to seek Democratic nomination for governor

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Josh Owens, CEO of the Indianapolis-based tech firm SupplyKick, on Monday became the second Democrat to get into the race for governor. “I’m running for Governor now because I believe in an Indiana where teachers are paid what they deserve and where all are welcomed, respected and protected,” Owens said […]

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Cass County councilwoman will replace ex-Sen. Randy Head

By Brynna Sentel TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Cass County Councilwoman Stacey Donato has won a Republican precinct committee caucus vote to replace former Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, who stepped down in August for a job as a deputy prosecutor in Pulaski County. After 90 minutes and five rounds of voting, the volunteer precinct committee members finally chose Donato […]

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Sen. Karen Tallian announces campaign for attorney general

By Lacey Watt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Saying that Indiana’s attorney general should be an advocate for Hoosiers, Democratic state Sen. Karen Tallian announced Wednesday that she is jumping into the race. Tallian, of Ogden Dunes in the northwest corner of the state, took a shot at the current attorney general, Curtis Hill, saying that “he has not […]

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Karlee Macer says no to a run for governor

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—One potential Democratic candidate for governor is already out just as the race is getting started. Rep. Karlee Macer of Indianapolis released a statement Tuesday saying, “While I stand ready to roll my sleeves up and show our state what it means to be a Democrat, I will not be doing so […]

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Health consultant picked to complete Rep. Mahan’s term

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS- Healthcare consultant Ann Vermilion will fill in the remainder of State Rep. Kevin Mahan’s term in the legislature. A Republican caucus chose the former Marion General Hospital administrative director Tuesday over Steve Henderson and John Lancaster. Mahan, R-Hartford City, had endorsed Vermilion to succeed him in the General Assembly. He […]

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Sen. Randy Head retires from Senate

Sen. Randy Head retires from Senate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS- After more than 10 years in the Indiana Senate, Sen. Randy Head, R-Logansport, announced Monday he is resigning Aug. 12 to take a new position as chief deputy prosecutor in Pulaski County.  “I have worked on a lot of different issues during my service, authoring more than 70 bills that became […]

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Paper trails for electronic voting equipment approved by Election Commission

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Election Commission on Monday approved the state’s first voter electronic voting system with a verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT), which will allow voters to confirm that their votes have been correctly recorded. Direct record electronic machines are currently used in almost half the counties of Indiana. With these machines, there […]

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Candidates bash Trump, propose programs to create more equality

By Janet Williams and Haley Carney TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—The Democratic presidential candidates who appeared before the National Urban League’s convention Friday morning all addressed, in one way or another, the issue of inequality and the impact on people of color. But the proposals that got the loudest response and applause came when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of […]

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