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Q&A: Meet Sen. John Crane, ready to learn and lead

By Quinn Fitzgerald TheStatehouseFile.com  This story is part of a series of Q&As with newly-elected members of the Indiana House and Senate. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity. INDIANAPOLIS ­­– Sen. John Crane, R-Avon, hopes to bring a variety of issues to the table, but his primary goal is getting know to […]

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Americans struggle to name First Amendment freedoms

By Kate Winkle SFHWire WASHINGTON – Americans have failed their 2014 civics test: 29 percent of them can’t name any of the five freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution’s First Amendment. The Newseum’s First Amendment Center surveyed 1,006 adults nationwide over the phone in May about their knowledge of the amendment and opinions on First Amendment issues. The center has […]