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Long-time lawmaker Charlie Brown won’t run again

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — After holding a seat in the Indiana House of Representatives for more than 35 years, Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election. His political career, however, isn’t over. He said he will seek local office in Lake County. “As a state legislator representing Gary, Hobart, Lake […]

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Indiana House Democrats elect new leader

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — A new voice with a southern drawl will lead the House Democrats in the 2018 legislative session. “I’m speechless and [the caucus] laughed at me and said, ‘You’ve never been speechless,’” said Rep. Terry Goodin after being elected as the new leader of Democrats in the Indiana House of […]

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Pelath leaving House leadership post, GiaQuinta jumping into the race

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Rep. Phil GiaQuinta, D-Fort Wayne, is considering a run to lead Indiana House Democrats through the 2018 legislative session and elections. “I have been one of those who have reached out to some of my members to sort of gauge folks’ interest in me in doing this and what […]

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