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Senate Republicans release 2016 agenda without LGBT rights

  By Amanda Creech and Ashley Steeb TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A day after we learned Gov. Mike Pence’s agenda, the Senate Republican caucus released its 2016 legislative agenda also without including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights. “This is a group effort and we don’t have consensus on the LGBT bill and understandably so, it’s […]

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Sen. Scott Schneider announces he won’t seek reelection

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Sen. Scott Schneider, R-Indianapolis, will not seek reelection at the end of his term in 2016 to focus attention on a growing family business. “Already this year, we have increased our workforce by more than 30 percent, and we will soon break ground on a building expansion to double our […]

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Former Sen. Beverly Gard appointed to redistricting committee

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Senate Pro Tem David Long announced Tuesday his appointment of former Sen. Beverly Gard, R-Greenfield, to serve on the Special Interim Study Committee on Redistricting. “Beverly Gard is a seasoned veteran of the legislative process who has served our state in many capacities throughout her long and distinguished career. Her […]

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Democrat John Dickerson to join race for Senate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Democrat John Dickerson will announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana. Dickerson will make the announcement Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m. at Shapiro’s Delicatessen in downtown Indianapolis. Dickerson will be just the second Democrat vying for the seat. Baron Hill announced his […]

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Dreams of a new stadium in downtown Indy still alive

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Nearly three years ago a new phenomenon swept through Indiana: Soccer Fever – and it hasn’t slowed down. The Indy Eleven soccer club launched on Jan. 16, 2013 as part of the North American Soccer League and kicked off their legacy in the 2014 season. The team calls IUPUI’s […]

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Club for Growth PAC endorses U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman for Senate

Staff Report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— U.S Rep. Marlin Stutzman, R-3rd District, now has the Club for Growth Political Action Committee behind him in the race for U.S. Senate. The group made the announcement on July 30. “The Club for Growth PAC strongly endorses Marlin Stutzman for U.S. Senate,” said Club for Growth President David McIntosh, in […]

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U.S. Senate race on level playing field

By Amanda Creech TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – The race for Indiana’s open U.S. Senate seat could divide the GOP between its two most important constituencies – social conservatives and business-minded Republicans. But experts and political observers say whoever wins will be a strong candidate to take on the likely Democratic nominee, Baron Hill. “We have three […]

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Rep. Todd Young to hold campaign event with announcement

By Braden Pelley TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — The race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Republican Sen. Dan Coats could become even more competitive on July 18. U.S. Rep. Todd Young, R-Indiana, who currently represents the ninth district of Indiana will be holding a “very special campaign” announcement. Young, whose campaign recently released that […]

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Holcomb releases list of some endorsements for Senate race

By Katie Stancombe TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Today, U.S. Senate candidate Eric Holcomb released a list of some of his endorsements, including state legislators, mayors and political leaders. These leaders have been added to the increasing list of supporters around the state who are committed to Holcomb’s approach to solving the country’s challenges. “I’m honored to […]