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Commentary: Great compared to nothing

By Michael Leppert TheStatehouseFile.com President Obama last week announced a deal aimed at reducing the threat of a nuclear weapon being developed in Iran. He was joined by the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and Russia in a negotiated settlement with Iran that is now on its way to the United Nations for approval. Besides […]

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Commentary: Polishing the Peace Prize

By Michael Leppert TheStatehouseFile.com Political campaigns are tough in many ways. One general problem with them is that candidates desperately need to do or say things that will generate interest or attention in their campaigns. But if they win, they immediately have to transition from being an entertainer to being a statesman. Two words that should strike […]

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GOP lawmakers skeptical about Iran deal

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Several members of Indiana’s congressional delegation are skeptical about the agreement the Obama administration reached Tuesday morning with Iran on nuclear weapons. Republican Reps. Susan Brooks and Todd Young and Republican Sen. Dan Coats each released comments raising questions about the deal, which is meant to prevent Iran from […]

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U.S. Supreme Court keeps Obamacare subsidies in place in Indiana, elsewhere

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – More than 160,000 Hoosiers will keep their Obamacare health insurance subsidies under a ruling Thursday from the U.S. Supreme Court. The high court upheld a decision by the Internal Revenue Service to provide tax breaks to citizens who buy insurance through local health exchanges – even if those marketplaces […]

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Pence: Indiana won’t comply with Clean Power Act unless significant changes are made

  By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS– Gov. Mike Pence sent a letter Wednesday to President Barack Obama that said Indiana couldn’t afford to comply with the Clean Power Act. Pence said the act was “ill-conceived and poorly constructed.” Pence also said unless the final rule significantly changes the act, the state will not comply. He […]

Commentary: Barack Obama, Senate Republicans and cartoon foreign policy

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Commentary: Barack Obama, Senate Republicans and cartoon foreign policy

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – So, this is the way Republicans in the Congress choose to show Americans they’re ready to lead. First, they ask a foreign leader – without clearing it with the White House – to address them and dictate America’s foreign policy to our legislative body. Then 47 Republican U.S. senators […]

Commentary: Obama, community college and the wrong question

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Commentary: Obama, community college and the wrong question

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – President Barack Obama came to Indiana the other day to push his plan for two years of “free” community college. Much of the discussion so far about the president’s plan has focused on the use of the word “free” – more on that in a moment – but Hoosier […]

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Frankly Speaking podcast: Obama comes to town, budget talks & more

Hosts Jacob Rund and Lesley Weidenbener talk about the week’s news in Indiana’s capitol, including President Obama’s trip to tout his community college plan and budget discussions that include legislative leaders saying no to the governor’s prison expansion plans. You may also like Pence suits up with hundreds of motorcyclists in 1… Planned Parenthood facilities […]

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Webcast: The president visits town, mayors and utilities battle, and more

Anchors Jess Seabolt and Adam Lee provide the week’s Statehouse news: TheStatehouseFile TV – Episode 5 from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. You may also like Video: Food truck Thursday at the Statehouse Commentary: Great compared to nothing Commentary: Polishing the Peace Prize GOP lawmakers skeptical about Iran deal

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Video & story: Obama touts community college in Indy with plans Hoosier leaders don’t want

Pres. Obama speaks in Indiana about higher education from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – President Barack Obama pitched his plan for two free years of community college to a raucous crowd of students and Democratic officials during a Friday stop on Ivy Tech Community College’s campus – even as Republicans insist […]

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