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Ukraine native to serve as newest senator

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — When Victoria Spartz took the stage at a caucus to determine who would fill Sen. Luke Kenley’s seat, her accent was strong, but her passion for American politics was stronger. “I’ll tell you a story about my accent,” Spartz, a Ukraine native, said to start her introduction to […]

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Q&A: Meet Scott Willis, running for Hamilton County Senate seat

By Gary Qi TheStatehouseFile.com   Editor’s note: This story is a part of a question and answer series covering the Indiana primary. All candidates in this race have been invited to interview. Some responses have been edited for brevity and clarity.  CARMEL, Ind. — Scott Willis is challenging incumbent Sen. Luke Kenley, R-Carmel, in the May […]

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Kasich to hold a town hall in Hamilton County

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Tuesday Ohio governor and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich will listen and talk with Hoosiers during a town hall event. Kasich will be at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Noblesville. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the program begins at 11:00 a.m. Click here to register for tickets. TheStatehouseFile.com is […]

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U.S. 31 reopens in time for holiday drivers

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Traffic along U.S. 31 in Hamilton County is expected to flow more smoothly after recent construction to the freeway. Since 2011, more than $300 million has been invested to upgrade 13 miles of the highway. This includes building 49 bridges and 12 interchanges through Carmel and Westfield. Gov. Mike Pence, […]

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Improvements planned for SR 37 in Hamilton County beginning in 2018

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – State Road 37 in Hamilton County between 126th Street and 146th Street is getting a $124 million facelift. “Modern infrastructure is key to building the types of communities that invite investment and job growth,” said Gov. Mike Pence in a statement. “As communities like Fishers and Noblesville continue to grow […]

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30 Laws: Mass transit votes won’t come for two years

By Emily Metheny TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Central Indiana voters won’t see proposals to raise taxes for mass transit on the ballots until at least 2016. Lawmakers authorized the referendums in legislation that becomes law July 1 but local officials say they are only now in the planning stages for eventual votes – at least in […]

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Story & video: Anthropologists look for evidence of Underground Railroad at Central Indiana cabin

Boxley Cabin from The Statehouse File on Vimeo.   By Timothy Cox The Statehouse File SHERIDAN, Ind. – On a broad piece of land in this tiny Hamilton County town rests a sturdy cabin dating back to the late 1800s. Beside the cabin, the handle of a trowel points towards the sun, the sharp end […]