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  • 'Right to Try' medical measure sent to Illinois governor 
    Updated: May-19-15 5:21 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois is one step closer to granting patients with terminal illnesses the ability to access experimental drugs.

  • Gov. Mike Pence passes law to address vacant housing 
    Updated: May-11-15 4:41 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - City officials in Indianapolis are applauding a vacant housing law signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed, despite the fact that it won't let municipalities hold banks responsible for upkeep on so-called "zombie homes."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pence making China trip to drum up business for Indiana 
    Updated: May-08-15 11:05 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is set to leave for a weeklong trip to China that he says is aimed at attracting business investment to the state.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Democrat Gregg to run for governor in 2016; Ritz mulls bid story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 6:11 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Former Indiana House Speaker John Gregg, a Democrat who narrowly lost the 2012 governor's race to Republican Mike Pence, said Thursday he will run for governor again because he thinks Pence's focus on social issues has given the state "a bad name."

  • 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.

  • Pence names longtime aide Lloyd to be communications chief 
    Updated: Apr-24-15 2:25 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Gov. Mike Pence has named longtime aide Matt Lloyd to be his deputy chief of staff for communications and strategy beginning next month.

  • Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 11:41 am

    NEW YORK - For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape.

  • Schools delay testing, seek online waivers after glitches 
    Updated: Apr-23-15 11:28 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - School districts across Indiana are delaying the second round of ISTEP+ testing or asking the Department of Education for permission to administer the exam with paper and pencil after experiencing continuing problems with an online server.