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Your old suit could inspire a woman’s life

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers, legislative staff and state employees are donating gently used business suits to help women become successful in work and life.   “This is a perfect place to collect suits because people here at Statehouse absolutely look professional in their work,” Secretary of State Connie Lawson said. During the […]

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Want to throw a chair at IU’s Assembly Hall? Try this game

By Darrell Crenshaw TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— No Indiana University basketball coach has ever recreated coach Bobby Knight’s infamous act of throwing a chair across Assembly Hall. But thanks to one Indiana University senior, lawmakers got that opportunity Tuesday at the Statehouse. Katherine Onofrey created a virtual reality (VR) program that puts players at center court in […]

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Hoosier Holocaust survivor honored with Sachem Award

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Seventy-three years ago, Eva Mozes Kor watched as her family was ripped apart at the gates of a concentration camp, never to be seen again. Just days before, Kor was packed into a cattle car with hundreds of other Jews, including her parents and three sisters. Her family traveled […]

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Artwork created by Hoosier women is showcased at the Statehouse

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A painting that shows a family relaxing in their backyard garden decorating a wall of Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch’s office was among the winners of last year’s Hoosier Women Artists contest. But they forgot to tell one of the winners. “I hadn’t heard from them and I knew it […]

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Eiteljorg’s new exhibit features man’s best friend

By Zoie Richey TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Eiteljorg Museum’s new exhibit has something to offer for dog lovers and people of all ages. “Dogs: Faithful and True” features different paintings, photographs, and other various artworks and artifacts that explore the role of dogs and their connection with humans. The exhibit opened March 4, and is already […]

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Lawmakers to show off hidden talents at Hoosier Idol

By Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — State legislators are dusting off their dance shoes and warming up their vocal chords in preparation for the fifteenth consecutive Hoosier Idol. Hoosier Idol brings the state’s legislators together and the proceeds benefit Mental Health America of Indiana. An event in the fall also helps fund the organization. The […]

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Photo gallery: Statehouse becomes Habitat for Humanity construction zone

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Fair connects youth to mentorships, job opportunities

By Darrell Crenshaw TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Enthusiastic teens with smiles on their faces walked through Central Library in downtown Indianapolis as they explored the fourth annual Youth Opportunities Fair Monday. Developed by U.S. Rep. Andre Carson, a Democrat who represents much of Indianapolis, the fair is a chance for the young people to get their […]

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Bomb threat sends Indiana mom seeking help from Ivanka Trump

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Less than 48 hours is all it took for a mother-to-mother letter to gain nationwide attention. Concerned with the safety of her two-year-old son, Indianapolis mother Lindsay Hadley took to a pen and paper. In a one-page letter addressed to Theodore’s mom, best known as Ivanka Trump, daughter of […]

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Q&A: Meet Sen. Mike Bohacek, ready to represent

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com This story is part of a series of Q&As with newly–elected members of the Indiana General Assembly. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity.  INDIANAPOLIS – As a freshman legislator, the main focus for Sen. Mike Bohacek, R-Michiana Shores is making sure his district’s needs and interests are being well represented in the Statehouse. Bohacek said many people in his district have an opioid abuse problem. He hopes to address that problem […]

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