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Pence departs for Washington

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Vice President-elect Mike Pence bade his final farewell to the Hoosier state and departed for the nation’s capital Monday afternoon, just an hour after attending Gov. Eric Holcomb’s inauguration ceremony. Joined by his wife Karen, his daughter Charlotte, and his furry friends — a bunny named Marlon Bundo and […]

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Shooting hoops with Holcomb at Hinkle

By James Polston TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – From Adams to Whitley, Allen to White — of the 92 counties in Indiana, the governor-elect has made a shot in every single one of them. As part of the inauguration weekend events, Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb invited Hoosiers to play basketball Sunday afternoon. “You can’t get any more Hoosier […]

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Nearly 2,000 guests attend governor-elect’s inaugural ball

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com   INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana-themed decorations filled the grand ballroom at the JW Marriott Saturday to help kick off Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov.-elect Suzanne Crouch’s time in office.  Of the nearly 2,000 in attendance, some distinguished guests at the inaugural ball included former U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, State GOP Chairman […]

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Janet get your gun: Incoming first lady provides gun safety training

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com  EDINBURGH, Ind. — First lady-designee Janet Holcomb started her husband’s inauguration weekend out with a bang. Janet Holcomb, a National Rifle Association certified shooting and safety training instructor, hosted a virtual weapon training experience with nearly 450 constituents Saturday. The purpose of the event was instruct Hoosiers on proper weapon training […]

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Buttigieg announces run for DNC chair

By Logan Macaluso TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for a fresh start for the Democratic Party as he announced Thursday that he will run for chair of the Democratic National Committee. Buttigieg, the twice-elected mayor of his hometown, made his announcement through a video posted on his website. In it he […]

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Holcomb names INDOT commissioner, drug czar

By Alexa Freeman TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb has announced three new leaders who are expected to be influential in his administration. On his first day in office, Holcomb plans to sign an executive order creating a new position designed to tackle the state’s drug epidemic. He announced Tuesday that Jim McClelland will serve […]

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Holcomb and his wife plan creative inaugural events

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb and his wife, Janet, are taking a shot at creative pre-inaugural events. Janet Holcomb will be hosting a tactical training experience at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh on Saturday. The inspiration for this event came from both the governor-elect and the future first lady wanting to expose […]

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All 11 electoral college votes for Trump, Pence

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — As Indiana’s 11 electors met at the Statehouse Monday to cast their official votes for Donald Trump and Mike Pence, they were greeted by protestors. When the results were announced inside the House chamber that all 11 votes had been cast for Trump and Pence, the protestors booed outside. […]

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Cardwell resigns, Holcomb recommends next party chairman

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With Indiana Republican Party Chairman Jeff Cardwell resigning, Gov.-elect Eric Holcomb has recommended Kyle Hupfer to replace him. Cardwell will step down on Jan. 21, following the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence. “Under his leadership, Indiana Republicans made historic gains at every level of […]

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Indiana Democrats hold hope for the party’s future

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — When Elizabeth Hyde departed from Indianapolis for Philadelphia in late July, she headed to the Democratic National Convention with a mission. The 26-year-old Bernie Sanders supporter represented Indiana as a delegate at the convention. With tensions high between Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters, Hyde wanted to do what she […]

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