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Amendments offered to state budget see little success

By Dustin Beach TheStatehouseFIle.com  INDIANAPOLIS – Several amendments were offered on Thursday to the state’s two-year budget, but only one saw positive results. The successful amendment, offered by Rep. Lloyd Arnold, R-Leavenworth, would allow state conservation officers to be under the same pay raise system as other state police officers. “Initially their raises were going […]

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Race to replace Pence heats up at the convention

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com CLEVELAND — Officially, the Indiana Republican Party will select Gov. Mike Pence’s replacement on the ballot next week, but unofficially, the race is being discussed at the national convention. The majority of the committee that will select the next Republican candidate for governor attended the Republican National Convention this week, where […]

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Ethics bill that requires more financial disclosure from lawmakers heads to Pence for approval

By Alec Gray TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – An ethics bill that would require lawmakers to be more transparent with their business dealings and stop them from using state resources for political gain is now headed to the governor for approval. House Bill 1002, which was authored and sponsored by the four leaders of the House and […]

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House approves ethics bill requiring more financial disclosure

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Housed passed ethics legislation Monday that would require lawmakers to be more transparent about their finances and strengthen laws meant to keep elected officials from using state resources for political gain. House Bill 1002 – which is now headed to the Senate – is a reaction in […]

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Ethics bill moves to full House for consideration

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A House committee passed a bill Tuesday that House Speaker Brian Bosma said will help “safeguard the public trust.” Authored by Bosma, R-Indianapolis and House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, House Bill 1002 is intended to offer more transparency to Hoosiers and limit conflicts of interest among lawmakers. […]

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House set to take up ethics rules

By Chris Arnold TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The full House is set to vote on new rules that are meant to reduce conflicts of interest and require lawmakers to be more transparent about their finances. The House Rules and Legislative Procedures Committee unanimously passed the proposal on last week, sending it to the House for ratification. […]

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Video & story: Committee passes new ethics rules for House

Lawmakers respond to ethics scandals by enacting a reform from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Adam Lee TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The House Ethics Committee on Tuesday approved new rules that require lawmakers to be more transparent about their financial ties. The rules are also meant to prevent conflict of interest problems like one that occurred last […]

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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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Frankly Speaking podcast: The big stories plus the winners and losers of 2014

This week, we welcome guests Chelsea Schneider of The Courier & Press in Evansville and Brandon Smith of the Indiana Public Broadcasting to talk about the top stories of 2014 – as well as the year’s winners and losers.

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ANALYSIS: Biggest winners and losers of 2014

By Jacob Rund TheStatehouseFile.com  INDIANAPOLIS – As the year draws to a close and the 2015 legislative session fast approaches, it seems fitting to look back on the biggest “winners” and “losers” of 2014 in Indiana government and politics. This year saw its fair share of controversy, top stories and success, so narrowing down the […]

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