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Indiana Democrats question Trump’s decision to fire Comey

By Kayla Walker TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — With President Donald Trump firing FBI Director James Comey, Indiana Democrats are questioning the president’s motives. “There are serious questions about the president’s decision to dismiss Director Comey while he was at the center of one of the most important FBI investigations in recent memory,” U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly […]

Commentary: Special interests creeping over Statehouse

Commentary: Special interests creeping over Statehouse

By House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City Special to TheStatehouseFile.com Late last month, your Indiana General Assembly voted to impose the largest gasoline tax hike in state history, right along with a mishmash of future tolls and license branch fee increases.   On the very same day, a majority of those exact same lawmakers voted […]

Commentary: Trump, Comey and a call to conservatives

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Commentary: Trump, Comey and a call to conservatives

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – In the aftermath of the firing of FBI Director James Comey, it is time to stop calling President Donald Trump and those who stand with him conservatives. Conservatives respect institutions and the rule of law. Conservatives honor traditions. Conservatives revere limited government because they abhor arbitrary exercises of power […]

Commentary: You stay classy, America

Commentary: You stay classy, America

By Bryan Ault TheStatehouseFile.com   American politics is sinking to new lows.   Shortly after passing their replacement of the Affordable Care Act (known as “ObamaCare”), House Republicans rolled in beers to “celebrate” a “victory” over legislation many of them haven’t read. After the vote, and apparently counting on a huge swing of public opinion […]