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Commentary: Mike Pence, without a parachute

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Commentary: Mike Pence, without a parachute

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When people fall as hard and as fast as Mike Pence has, they generally like to have something – a parachute or a bungee cord – to slow or stop their descent. Indiana’s governor doesn’t seem to have either at his disposal. Two polls released in the past few […]

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Poll: Pence approval, favorability numbers fall dramatically

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. ‪Mike Pence is underwater and vulnerable to a challenge in 2016. The battle over a religious freedom measure perceived as discriminatory against gays and lesbians has left more Hoosiers disapproving of the job the Indiana governor is doing than approving of it, according to a new poll. And […]

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House approves abortion remains bill

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Women who have chosen to have an abortion could have the authority to decide what happens to the fetus’ remains under a bill approved by the House on Wednesday. Senate Bill 329 would give women the option to have a burial or cremate the remains after having an abortion. The […]

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Balanced budget amendment passed by House; awaits action in 2017 or 2018

By Erika Brock TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The proposed balance budget amendment that passed the House on Wednesday now must wait until 2017 for the General Assembly to approve it a second time. “By voting in favor of the balanced budget amendment, Indiana House members took an important step toward ensuring that the fiscal responsibility of […]

Commentary: The real fix for Indiana’s image problem

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Commentary: The real fix for Indiana’s image problem

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – When the news broke that the state of Indiana has hired an out-of-state public relations firm to repair its “battered” image, the politest response was a guffaw. The voices on social media, in particular, were derisive. “You can’t fix stupid,” one noted communications professional posted on Facebook. The state’s […]

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Pence communications director Christy Denault resigns to spend time with family

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Pence’s communications director will leave the administration next month, just as the Republican governor is trying to recover from backlash over a divisive religious freedom law. Christy Denault, who started with Pence during his campaign for governor in 2012, said in a resignation letter that the “time has […]

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Oesterle plans return to politics to fix ‘badly damaged’ Indiana reputation

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Republican Bill Oesterle says he did not step down as CEO of Angie’s List to run for governor – but he’s not ruling it out either. Oesterle, who masterminded Mitch Daniels’ first campaign for governor, said Wednesday that the “state’s reputation has been badly damaged” by fallout from a […]

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Gambling bill headed to study committee for work on compromise

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A key lawmaker says he’ll seek a compromise on a gambling bill before he puts it up for a final vote. Rep. Tom Dermody, R-LaPorte, said lawmakers “need a little more time” to make sure the legislation is in the right shape before it goes to Gov. Mike Pence […]

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Indiana gets AAA rating again; credit agency says balanced budget amendment good idea

By Aubrey Helms TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A proposed balanced budget constitutional amendment could give the state firmer ground to stand on when it comes to its high credit rating, Standard & Poor’s said in a report Tuesday. The credit rating renewed the state’s AAA credit rating, the highest available rating. “Indiana continues to stand out […]

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Story & video: National Guard opens new headquarters building in Indy

Indiana National Guard unveils new headquarters facility from TheStatehouseFile.com on Vimeo. By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana National Guard is opening the doors to a new joint force headquarters in Indianapolis. The facility is meant to provide workspace to more than 900 civilian and military personnel. Adjutant General R. Martin Umbarger said that […]

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