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Commentary: A race to the bottom

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Commentary: A race to the bottom

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Murder isn’t a joke. That’s why I didn’t laugh when comedienne – I use the term loosely – Kathy Griffin posted an image of her holding the bloody severed head of President Donald Trump. Nor I did I ever chuckle when right-wing and alt-right activists showed up at rallies […]

Commentary: Time for a booze reboot

Commentary: Time for a booze reboot

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org  I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again, and I will keep saying it until I am blue in the face. It’s time to rewrite Indiana’s archaic and Byzantine alcohol laws. And it looks like state lawmakers are finally taking the hint. As some of you may be aware, Ricker’s, which […]

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Holcomb to lead his first international jobs mission

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Later this month, Gov. Eric Holcomb and other Indiana economic leaders will travel abroad to Hungary and France to encourage partnerships and new opportunities. Holcomb, Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger and Indiana Economic Development Corporation staff will travel to Budapest to discuss economic cooperation between the two states and to […]

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30 Laws in 30 Days: Problem solving with new access to data

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of stories about new laws that are taking effect, most of them on July 1. INDIANAPOLIS – When the state made real time data — ranging from health care information to education trends — available, the Indiana State Police were ready to start […]