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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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Commentary: Same sex marriage debate unleashes torrent of emotion

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The debate over a proposed constitutional amendment restricting marriage to one man and one woman has brought Indiana to a dark place. And the Republican leadership in the Indiana House of Representatives must bear much of the responsibility for bringing us here. The past few days – and the […]

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Commentary: Silent gesture speaks volumes

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — At one point during the Indiana House Elections committee meeting hearing testimony on the proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, the committee’s chairman, Rep. Milo Smith, R-Columbus, lectured the audience. A lawyer in favor of the ban had just finished with his prepared statement. In the gallery, opponents of […]