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Activists push for fair legislative district boundaries

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Holding campaign flyers from the 2016 election, Bill Kline walked his Sheridan neighborhood, shaking his head, asking himself when he will be fairly represented in state and federal government. “It’s corrupted — the way they draw these lines isn’t an accurate representation of the people who actually live in […]

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Gregg stops by Johnson County Fair to spread message

By Shelby Mullis TheStatehouseFile.com FRANKLIN, Ind. —Now that his Republican rival has withdrawn from the race for Indiana governor, Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Gregg has the campaign trail all to himself – that is until a new opponent is named. In an attempt to appeal to all parties, Gregg is making stops in all areas […]

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Lt. Gov. candidate for president of Ivy Tech

By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –Gov. Mike Pence is “strongly” encouraging Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann to consider a job outside the Indiana Statehouse. Pence spokespeople say an Ivy Tech board member approached Ellsperman during the summer about applying for the president’s position at Ivy Tech Community College. “Governor Pence believes Lt. Governor Ellspermann is uniquely […]

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Ritz raises far less than Gregg, Pence in governor’s race

By Max Bomber TheStatehosueFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democrat John Gregg raised more money than any other gubernatorial candidate the first half of the year, but incumbent Republican Mike Pence has far more cash on hand to start the campaign. Gregg raised nearly $1.8 million in the six-month reporting period, with Pence a close second with $1.6 […]

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Former Democratic lawmaker Wayne Townsend dies at 89

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Former state lawmaker Wayne Townsend – who was the Democratic nominee for governor in 1984 – died Friday. He was 89. A farmer in Blackford County, the Democrat served three terms in the Indiana House and then 16 years in the state Senate. “As a longtime state legislator, Sen. […]

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Analysis: Pence faces tough decision about how to campaign for 2016

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – It was no surprise on Thursday night when Republican Mike Pence announced he’d seek a second term as governor – but he did drop a bit of a bombshell about how he’ll do it. “I’m ready to take on those who would misrepresent our record and trash our good […]

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Video & story: Pence says he’s ready for election fight, says faith must coexist with changing culture

pence seeks reelection 6-18-2015 from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Gov. Mike Pence said in a speech to launch his reelection bid Thursday that Hoosiers won’t “tolerate discrimination against anyone.” But Pence said the state’s gay rights debate can’t be about “winners and losers.” “We should protect freedom,” Pence said. […]

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Poll shows Pence vulnerable on education, gay rights issues

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana voters favor ousting Gov. Mike Pence from office in the 2016 election, primarily over his handling of education and gay rights issues, according to a new poll first obtained by TheStatehouseFile.com. Poll: Voters ready for new governor | Create infographics A majority of voters also say they want to add […]

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Ritz says she’s ‘best candidate to beat’ Pence

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Superintendent Glenda Ritz officially announced her campaign for governor Thursday, saying she’s “the best candidate to beat Mike Pence.” Ritz – who joined supporters at Ben Davis High School – also answered critics who claim she doesn’t have the background to become the state’s top elected official. The librarian-turned-state […]

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Ritz to make ‘special’ campaign announcement this week

By Max Bomber TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The controversial Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will make a “special” campaign announcement on Thursday – and is widely expected to say she’s running for governor. Ritz, a Democrat, is scheduled to tour the state and repeat the announcement through Friday. According to Ritz’s Facebook page, the […]

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