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Bosma wants legislative ethics office as part of reform agenda

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – House Republicans are seeking to create a new Office of Legislative Ethics to give lawmakers a place to turn for advice about conflicts of interest and other issues. The proposal announced by House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, is part of a larger ethics agenda that has been driven in […]

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Bill would move project referendums to general election only

By Ashley Shuler TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Lawmakers raised questions and community leaders testified against a bill that would require that referendums for school and government construction projects occur only during general elections every other year. House Bill 1027, authored by Rep. David Frizzell, R-Indianapolis, would prevent referendums during primaries when fewer voters go to the […]

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Pence calls bill to let him run for prez, governor a ‘distraction’

By Adam Lee TheStatehousFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that a bill meant to allow him to run for both president and governor in the 2016 election is a “well-intentioned distraction.” Senate Bill 200, authored by Sen. Mike Delph, R-Carmel, would eliminate a ban on candidates running simultaneously for a state and federal […]

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Amanda Banks jumps back into politics, takes her husband’s Senate seat – temporarily

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. – Amanda Banks is not your typical stay-at-home mother. Before Amanda and her husband, Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City, had children, she loved working on public policy for various organizations. But, since her first daughter’s birth in 2009, her days have been less political. Until now. With her […]

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Analysis: Pence builds resume even as he discounts presidential talk

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence sidestepped questions this week from conservative media mogul Steve Forbes about running for president but the conversation that emerged sounded very much like a resume for national office. Pence bragged on the state’s AAA credit rating, plugged recent tax cuts and predicted its private school voucher […]

Forbes video: Mike Pence should run for president

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Forbes video: Mike Pence should run for president

Media mogul Steve Forbes talks about whether Mike Pence should run for president By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence should run for president because “he’s got the record and got the experience” to be a strong candidate in 2016, conservative media mogul Steve Forbes said Thursday. “Why shouldn’t he look at […]

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Republicans add to supermajorities in Indiana House and Senate

By Lesley Weidenbener and Ben Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republicans maintained their supermajorities in both chambers of the Indiana General Assembly on Tuesday, assuring they can continue to their priorities essentially at will. The results of a few races remained up in the air late Tuesday but President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, predicted […]

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Turnout likely low for Tuesday’s election

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com Midterm elections typically have lower voter turnouts and Tuesday isn’t likely to break the trend. In fact, University of Evansville political science professor Robert Dion said the numbers could be even smaller than in the past because there are few prominent races on the ballot in Indiana. “Typical things that drive […]

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Republicans out-raise Democrats in statewide campaigns

By Ben Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican candidates have raised more money than their Democratic opponents in races for statewide office this year. The only contest even close when it comes to fundraising is the race to win the secretary of state’s office, according to filings with the Indiana Election Division. Incumbent Connie Lawson, a […]

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Democrats, Republicans plan weekend campaign tours

By Hannah Troyer TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican and Democratic candidates running for statewide and congressional offices will be traveling the state this weekend looking for votes in advance of Tuesday’s election. Republicans will visit eight cities on Saturday and Monday as part of the GOP Road to Victory bus tour. Democrats meanwhile will campaign in […]

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