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Commentary: My top 10 for 2017

Commentary: My top 10 for 2017

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org  Well, it’s that time of year again; it’s time for my top 10 state and local stories of 2017.   Yes, we know there were a lot of national events taking place, but we focus on local and politics here. A Road to Somewhere – Who would have thought that Indiana lawmakers […]

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Long reshuffles state Senate committee posts

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS—Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, has reshuffled leadership posts in the aftermath of the retirement of Sen. Brandt Hershman, R-Buck Creek. Hershman, who served as the Senate majority floor leader under Long, announced a week ago that he is leaving the legislature effective at the beginning of the […]

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Activists push for fair legislative district boundaries

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Holding campaign flyers from the 2016 election, Bill Kline walked his Sheridan neighborhood, shaking his head, asking himself when he will be fairly represented in state and federal government. “It’s corrupted — the way they draw these lines isn’t an accurate representation of the people who actually live in […]