- Indiana Senate voices support of putting woman on $20 bill Updated: May-26-15 10:31 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The mostly male Indiana Senate has taken action to show its support of replacing former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman relevant to U.S. history.
- Lawmaker fundraisers at betting facility raise questions Updated: May-16-15 11:50 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers are drawing scrutiny over fundraisers held at an Indianapolis gambling parlor and omissions of in-kind donations on their campaign finance reports.
- Ex-congressman Baron Hill to join Indiana Senate race Updated: May-15-15 1:52 pm
- Recently deployed Indiana Sen. Banks running for US House Updated: May-11-15 1:09 pm
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Republican state Sen. Jim Banks of Columbia City says he's running for the northeastern Indiana House seat that U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman is giving up.
- Northwest Indiana lawmaker to run for governor in 2016 Updated: May-10-15 1:05 pm
MUNSTER, Indiana - A state senator from northwest Indiana plans to officially announce Tuesday she plans to run for governor in 2016, saying she offers Indiana voters statewide a new choice.
- Savings from Indiana energy-efficiency law could be small Updated: May-10-15 11:25 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say.
- US Rep. Marlin Stutzman enters Indiana Senate race Updated: May-09-15 5:37 pm
ROANOKE, Indiana - U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman entered Indiana's U.S. Senate race on Saturday, telling supporters he wants to replace retiring Republican Sen. Dan Coats because the nation needs more conservative leaders to boost economic growth, rein in spending and face national security threats.
- Pence to let bills on casino moves, nursing homes become law Updated: May-08-15 6:29 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's riverboat casinos will be allowed to build new on-land facilities, and a three-year moratorium will be imposed on construction of most new nursing homes around the state, under bills that Gov. Mike Pence said Friday he'll let become law without his signature.
- Pence vetoes bill allowing online horse race wagering Updated: May-08-15 4:58 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has vetoed a bill approved by state legislators that would allow electronic wagering on horse races.
- New law imposes 3-year ban on building nursing homes Updated: May-08-15 4:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A three-year moratorium on construction of most new nursing homes around Indiana will become law a year after the failure of a similar bill sparked a legislative ethics investigation.
- Bill allowing on-land moves by riverboats to become law Updated: May-08-15 4:08 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's riverboat casinos will be allowed to build new on-land facilities under a bill that Gov. Mike Pence will allow to become law without his signature.
- Pence signs bill repealing Indiana construction wage law Updated: May-06-15 5:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Local boards will no longer set minimum wages for public construction projects in Indiana under a law signed Wednesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
- Indiana set to start grant program to reduce infant deaths Updated: May-05-15 3:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS - A new state grant program aimed at trying to reduce Indiana's infant mortality rate is set to start this summer.
- Indiana lawmakers could meet in June for technical session Updated: May-05-15 3:41 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers could return to the Statehouse next month to correct errors in new statutes or override a veto by the governor.
- Pence signs bill tightening Indiana's state ethics laws Updated: May-04-15 4:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has endorsed an overhaul of state ethics laws that requires greater financial disclosure by lawmakers and expressly prohibits elected officials from using state resources for political purposes.
- Religious objections turmoil likely to spill into next year Updated: May-03-15 9:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's legislative session wrapped up with little talk of this year's biggest controversy, but don't expect the Religious Freedom Restoration Act turmoil to go away.
- K-12 schools prepare for funding boosts, cuts in new budget Updated: May-01-15 7:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - As Indiana's fast-growing suburban districts breathe a sigh of relief with more funding on the way, many urban and rural districts are bracing for drastic cuts under the state's new budget and experts say there might not be a middle ground between the two.
- Pence signs Indiana ban on powdered alcohol into law Updated: Apr-29-15 5:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana residents will be barred from purchasing, selling or using a powdered form of alcohol under a bill Gov. Mike Pence has signed into law.
- Bill to allow search fee for public records sent to Pence Updated: Apr-29-15 12:22 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - An Indiana bill that would allow a fee for public records requests that take longer than two hours to fulfill will be sent to Gov. Mike Pence's desk.
- Lawmakers reconsidering search fee for public records Updated: Apr-28-15 10:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - A fee for public records requests that take longer than two hours to fulfill is back on the table this session, Indiana lawmakers said Tuesday.
- Indiana needle-exchange bill would require proof of epidemic Updated: Apr-28-15 2:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana lawmakers are nearing final decisions on a proposal to legalize needle-exchange programs following an HIV outbreak in southern Indiana.
- Conservative pastors slam Bosma, Long over religion law fix Updated: Apr-27-15 5:04 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Republican Gov. Mike Pence and legislative leaders failed to protect religious liberties by approving a change to Indiana's religious objections law, conservative religious leaders said Monday.