Indiana Fiscal Policy President John Ketzenberger joins us this week to talk about the state’s revenue forecast and what it means or the next two-year state budget. We also talk about Indiana’s proposed health care program for low-income Hoosiers and hear clips from Sen. Luke Kenley and Gov. Mike Pence. Plus, as always, we have […]
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 […]
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 […]
Gov. Mike Pence opposes an expansion of gambling. The House Education chairman defends Common Core. And lawmakers move forward with a controversial utility measure. Those are your Statehouse headlines for the week ending March 15. Get the news in our weekly podcast:
Gov. Mike Pence announces furloughs for the Indiana National Guard. The Senate starts work on the state budget. And outside groups are launching ads to support the Common Core and the governor’s tax cut. Those are your Statehouse headlines for the week ending March 8. Listen below as reporter Darian Eswine brings you the stories.