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Legislators need stricter disclosure rules, advocates say

By Hannah Troyer & Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Legislators need to be more transparent about conflicts of interest and should never be lobbying privately or publicly for issues that could impact their finances, an open-government advocate said Monday. The General Assembly should also add some independence to its ethics investigations, said Julia Vaughn, policy […]

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Analysis: School funding could be biggest debate of 2015 session

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A fascinating and important education debate is now brewing as the 2015 legislative session draws closer – and it’s not about testing or vouchers or even whether students should get a longer summer break. It’s about money. And it’s a discussion that could affect every school district across Indiana. […]

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Democrats say GOP agenda is smokescreen

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com A Republican legislative agenda that calls for more money for education is a smokescreen to shield the GOP from past failings, Indiana Democratic Chairman John Zody said Wednesday. He said Republicans are simply trying to convince Hoosiers they are “prioritizing critical issues for Indiana.” “The truth is, it’s not an agenda […]

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House GOP wants to rewrite school funding formula

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – House Republicans say they will work in 2015 to boost money for public schools and rewrite the formula that distributes those dollars to try to reduce the gap between the state’s highest and lowest funded districts. The move could mean a shift in funding from some of the state’s […]

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New lawmaker sworn in to District 83 seat; Rep. Heuer moves on to lobby group

By Paige Clark TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Christopher Judy will serve what’s left of the House District 83 term of former Rep. Kathy Heuer, who resigned the position in August to take a job with a health care lobbying group. The change comes about three months after Judy defeated Heuer in the GOP primary. Supreme […]

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Eric Turner to lose leadership post over financial disclosure issues

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Embattled Rep. Eric Turner will lose his leadership post during the next legislative session after failing to disclose a financial interest in a debate he tried to influence during the last legislative session, House Speaker Brian Bosma said Friday. Bosma, R-Indianapolis, also said he would author a comprehensive ethics […]

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Video & story: Lawmakers make changes, get out of town quickly

Legislators return to the Statehouse for technical corrections session on Vimeo. By Jess Seabolt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Legislators met for a one-day session on Tuesday – for what most hope will be the only technical corrections day the General Assembly will ever need. Lawmakers used the technical corrections day to tweak some errors in a […]

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I-65 widening will be first project funded with new roads money

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Widening Interstate 65 south of Indianapolis and at Lafayette will be the first projects constructed using additional road funding the General Assembly approved last month. Gov. Mike Pence announced the projects Thursday in what he called the launch of the Major Moves 2020 highway construction program. Pence ordered the […]

Commentary: Ethics, questions and conflicts

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Commentary: Ethics, questions and conflicts

By Abdul Hakim-Shabazz IndyPoltics.Org When Indiana lawmakers adjourned March 14, I wondered what I was going to write about next. And when I got news that Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma had requested an ethics investigation of fellow Republican State Rep. Eric Turner, the first thing that came to mind was “this is going to […]

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Speaker sends Turner issue to ethics committee

By Deron Molen TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The fate of a potential investigation into Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero, and his handling of nursing home legislation is now in the hands of the House Ethics Committee. House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, sent the issue to the committee after Democratic Party Chairman John Zody asked the leader to […]

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