Elections

Candidate filing for primary election begins Jan. 10

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — It’s that time of the year again—election season. On Wednesday, candidates may begin the application process for…

Senate bill would still count absentee ballot if voter dies before Election Day

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS—Voters who die between the time they cast an absentee ballot and the day of the election may…

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,…

State senator quits to take job in Washington D.C.

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State Sen. Brandt Hershman announced Friday that he is quitting the Indiana General Assembly mid-way through his…

Issues

Speaker applauds legislators for K-12 support bill

By Erica Irish TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers in the House passed a “top priority” measure to provide additional funding to K-12 schools…

Senate bill would require locks on prescription bottles

By Claire Castillo TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Teenagers are two times more likely to access pills out of their parents medicine cabinets than…

January recognized as Cervical Cancer Screening and Awareness Month

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–When Erica Frazier discovered her cervical cancer was incurable in 2015, the things that typically seemed important to…

Senate committee says no to cold beer

By Emily Ketterer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS–Hoosiers should expect to wait just a little longer before they can purchase cold beer outside of liquor…

People

Indiana native and ‘The Voice’ runner-up recognized

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — All eyes of the Indiana House were on 16-year-old Addison Agen Thursday…

Fourth grade lobbyist pushes for state bug

By John Ward TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Fourth grader Kayla Xu has been lobbying for years to make the…

IURC chairman is retiring to Florida

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The head of the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has announced that he is…

Quick reads

Bathroom bill opens new doors as it passes in the Senate

By Kirsten Nielsen TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Senate passed legislation Thursday to ensure that people with medical…

Indiana native and ‘The Voice’ runner-up recognized

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — All eyes of the Indiana House were on 16-year-old Addison Agen Thursday…

Candidate filing for primary election begins Jan. 10

Staff Report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — It’s that time of the year again—election season. On Wednesday, candidates may begin…

Nation

VP’s sister-in-law on life since the election

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Since casting a vote to nominate her brother-in-law to become…

Hoosier lawmakers offer condolences after Las Vegas shooting

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Flags are flying at half-staff in honor of the lives lost…

Trump showcases Hoosiers in tax reform speech

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — President Donald Trump called for bipartisan support of his tax…

Commentary

Commentary: What happens when leaders don’t do their jobs

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Once again, the federal government tiptoes along a cliff’s edge.…

Commentary: Of vulgarities, and what makes America great

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – The late Bill Hudnut, a four-term Republican mayor of Indianapolis,…

Commentary: Who speaks for the children?

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – No one says it isn’t true. I’m talking over the…

Video

Video: National FFA Convention takes over Indy

Video: Gov. Eric Holcomb sends bikers out in style

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Video: State employees honored for 35 plus years of service