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This week, hosts Jacob Rund and Lesley Weidenbener discuss the education agendas of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and state Superintendent Glenda Ritz. Of course, we’ve got the Pence Watch and audio clips from Pence, Ritz and State Budget Director Brian Bailey.
This week we talk about Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s decision to join a multi-state suit against the president’s immigration policy, a new Hoosier Survey that measures voters’ opinions on public policy issues, and problems between the state Superintendent Glenda Ritz and the education board. Ball State’s Ray Scheele and ChalkBeat Indiana’s Scott Elliott are guests.
In this week’s edition of Frankly Speaking, hosts Jacob Rund and Lesley Weidenbener take a look at Organization Day and the issues lawmakers plan to tackle in the 2015 session, including education funding, ethics reform, gambling regulation and Sunday alcohol sales. We also have our weekly Pence Watch and you can listen to Sen. Jim Banks […]
Welcome to the first edition of Frankly Speaking, a podcast featuring Jacob Rund and Lesley Weidenbener of TheStatehouseFile.com. This week, we talk about big Republican wins in the November election and whether Indiana Gov. Mike Pence might run for president in 2016. And we talk to CNN Politics reporter Eric Bradner about who else might […]
By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A partnership between Ivy Tech Community College and the private Trine University will allow students to spend the first three years of college at Ivy Tech, which is traditionally only a two-year school, and earn a bachelor’s degree for less than $20,000. Radio report A partnership between two Indiana […]
By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com Radio report Starting July 1, Hoosiers can expect a new system that alerts them when a law enforcement officer is hurt or killed in an attack. TheStatehouseFile.com’s Alec Gray reports: INDIANAPOLIS – The state will soon have a new alert system to let the public know when a police officer has […]
The governor vetoes his first bills. The fairgrounds coliseum gets a new tenant. And former Governor Otis Bowen dies at 95. Those are your Statehouse headlines for the week ending May 10. Listen below for all the details:
The Senate gives the governor a taste of his tax cut. The House passes a bill to regulate medical abortions. And Central Indiana loses a mass transit plan. Those are your Statehouse headlines for the week ending April 5. Listen as Lesley Weidenbener for TheStatehouseFile.com describes the week’s events.
The House strips live dealers and inland casinos from a gambling bill, a Senate committee approves mass transit for Central Indiana. And state Superintendent Glenda Ritz tells budget writers in the Senate that schools need their help. Those are the top Statehouse headlines for the week ending in March 22. Listen as Darian Eswine and other […]
By Tim Grimes TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – House Minority Leader Scott Pelath said Friday that the House Republicans are divided, which creates what he calls a “policy paralysis.” That “paralysis” stems from Gov. Mike Pence’s proposal to cut income taxes by 10 percent. The tea party group Americans for Prosperity has been running television and radio […]