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Ethics committee postpones vote on Turner conflict questions

By Olivia Covington TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The House Ethics Committee postponed a decision about the validity of alleged ethics violations against Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, during its meeting Wednesday. Rep. Greg Steuerwald, R-Avon, who chairs the committee, said he would give the other six members another week to look over the rules of the House, […]

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IN Convention and Visitors Bureaus names new executive director

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Carrie Lambert was named the new executive director of the Association of Indiana Convention & Visitors Bureaus (AICVB) Tuesday. Lambert previously served as marketing director for the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, and had various roles with Conner Prairie Interactive History Park, as well as the Indiana chapter of […]

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Former Democratic legislator goes to work for Ellspermann

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Former legislator Peggy Welch, a Democrat, accepted a nomination from Republican Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann on Monday to become her director of intergovernmental relations. Welch assumes office July 7 and will serve as the lieutenant governor’s liaison to city, town and county elected officials. She will serve as a […]

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Pence’s chief of staff – Bill Smith – leaves to create public affairs firm

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – One of Gov. Mike Pence’s most trusted advisers announced Tuesday that he would leave the administration about 16 months after the Republican took office. Bill Smith, the governor’s chief of staff at the Statehouse and in his congressional office, resigned to form a public affairs and strategic communications firms […]

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U.S. Judge Barker to move into ‘senior status,’ take on fewer cases

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker announced Monday that she will ease off her role as a full-time judge and move into senior status with a somewhat lighter caseload. Barker, 70, notified President Barack Obama of her intentions to change her role starting June 30. “At heart, the things […]

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Turner denies wrong doing; ethics committee could meet next month

By John Sittler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, released a statement Wednesday denying that he broke House rules following allegations that he lobbied behind closed doors against a bill that would have hurt his family’s business. The issue will be considered at a House Ethics Committee meeting next month. “I am extremely confident […]

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Communication directors share similarities, differences

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – One speaks for liberals, the other conservatives. One is a Democrat. One is a Republican. But both start long, unpredictable days with a cup of coffee. They are communication directors in the Indiana Statehouse. Only one, though, is in the majority. Lindsay Jancek sits in her office or “the […]

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Speaker sends Turner issue to ethics committee

By Deron Molen TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The fate of a potential investigation into Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, and his handling of nursing home legislation is now in the hands of the House Ethics Committee. House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, sent the issue to the committee after Democratic Party Chairman John Zody asked the leader to […]

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Democrats call for investigation of Turner

By Allie Nash TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Democratic Party is calling for an investigation of Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, for allegedly using his position as a lawmaker to benefit his family and a business run by his son. Democratic Party Chair John Zody sent a letter to House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, requesting an […]

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Right to Life ‘outraged’ by state award given to PP’s Cockrum

By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Right to Life on Tuesday denounced a state group’s decision to give an award to the chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. The anti-abortion’s group’s president, Mike Fichter, said he is “outraged” by the honor. The Indiana Commission for Women honored Betty Cockrum – […]

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