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Pence communications director Christy Denault resigns to spend time with family

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Pence’s communications director will leave the administration next month, just as the Republican governor is trying to recover from backlash over a divisive religious freedom law. Christy Denault, who started with Pence during his campaign for governor in 2012, said in a resignation letter that the “time has […]

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Rep. Harris to be remembered at calling and services on Friday, Saturday

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Rep. Harris to be remembered at calling and services on Friday, Saturday

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Arrangements have been announced for the funeral of Rep. Earl Harris, D-East Chicago, who died Monday. The visitation will take place from 2-8 p.m. CDT Friday at the Divinity Funeral Home in East Chicago. The family will be available from 6-8 p.m. The funeral will take place at 11 […]

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Coats: Time has come to pass ‘demanding’ job to someone else

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – U.S. Sen. Dan Coats will not seek reelection in 2016 – a move that sparked immediate interest among several top Republicans and Democrats and could start a chain reaction of political moves in Indiana. Coats said the decision not to run was difficult but he’s “concluded that the time […]

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Rep. Earl Harris dies after extended illness

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democratic Rep. Earl Harris of East Chicago, who served in the Indiana House more than three decades, died on Monday after missing much of the 2015 session with an illness. He was 73. House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, said Harris was a “respected colleague and friend.” “Earl Harris was a gentleman […]

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Video: Moed says he wants to regain trust of colleagues, constituents

Rep. Justin Moed, D-Indianapolis, who had been sexting Sydney Leathers, an Evansville woman involved in a similar scandal with former congressman Anthony Weiner, returned to the Statehouse on Monday for the first time since the scandal broke last week. Here’s what he had to say. Rep. Justin Moed returns to the Indiana House after a […]

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Democratic lawmaker apologizes for sexting scandal

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Justin Moed, D-Indianapolis, is apologizing for his involvement with an Evansville woman, Sydney Leathers, who was linked to the Anthony Weiner scandal in 2013. In a statement to The Indianapolis Star, the Democrat wrote, “I am truly sorry I have hurt the ones I love most with my […]

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Lawmakers honor Umbarger for 45 years of Indiana National Guard service

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers recognized Adjutant General Martin Umbarger for his 45 years of service to the Indiana National Guard, describing him as a devoted and caring leader. Umbarger, who is retiring this spring, began his career as an enlisted soldier in the Indiana Army National Guard in 1969 and moved up […]

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Video: Female lawmakers talk about their role in the legislature

Female legislators talk about being a woman in the Indiana General Assembly from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. You may also like Story & video: National Guard opens new headq… Webcast: The Senate unveils its budget, a stadium … Video & story: Senate budget boosts funding f… Video: GOP & business leaders introduce RFRA …

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Former Sen. Landske remembered as ‘true public servant’

Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Former state Sen. Sue Landske, 77, has died following a battle with cancer. The Republican from Cedar Lake chose not to seek reelection last year, saying at the time that she had to do what was “best for my health and best for the Hoosiers that I serve in Northwest […]

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Former Notre Dame president dies at age 97

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, the 15th president of the University of Notre Dame, passed away in South Bend on Thursday night at the age of 97. Hesburgh holds the title of Indiana’s longest serving university president, having led Notre Dame for 35 years. Hesburgh guided the university from 1952 to […]

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