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Donnelly 2nd in Senate in bipartisan rankings

"Good ideas aren't exclusive to one party or the other."

April 27, 2017 1:00 am


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Pre-K, ISTEP+ bills head to governor's desk

INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers approved the final structure of a prekindergarten expansion Friday as well as established parameters for...

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Crowd gets heated at Banks' town hall

Freshman U.S. Rep. Jim Banks heard boos, jeers and hisses at his town hall meeting Friday.

April 22, 2017 1:00 am


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Road bill passes, heads to governor

INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers should start smelling asphalt soon under a bill that passed the House and Senate very late Friday...

April 22, 2017 12:40 am


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Banks receives jeers and cheers at town hall meeting

DECATUR – Freshman U.S. Rep. Jim Banks heard boos, jeers and hisses at his town hall meeting...

April 21, 2017 6:40 pm


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Senate, House make deal on budget

INDIANAPOLIS – Republican leaders have reached agreement on the next two-year state budget, as well as a prekindergarten...

April 21, 2017 1:00 am


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Road funding proposal 'historic'

The Republican deal would mean about $870 million in new money for state roads.

April 20, 2017 1:00 am


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Shift in gas tax funds will boost spending for roads

INDIANAPOLIS - A long-term road funding deal forged by Statehouse Republicans would mean about $870 million in new dollars for state...

April 19, 2017 6:40 pm


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Legislative session really hits dog days

It seems the Statehouse is going to the dogs.

April 16, 2017 1:00 am


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Holcomb: Republicans transparent in what they do

The governor says there's a reason the GOP dominates Indiana elections.

April 14, 2017 1:00 am


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Radio host seeks state Senate seat

Huntington political blogger and radio talk show host Gary Snyder has filed to run for the Democratic nomination in Senate District...

April 9, 2017 1:00 am


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Woodburn 'baby box' may get grandfathered

The Indiana House accepted an amendment Wednesday that would grandfather two existing “baby boxes” under Indiana law, including...

April 6, 2017 1:00 am


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Jehl wants to rework policy on abatements

City Councilman Russ Jehl has a proposal to amend Fort Wayne's tax abatement policy.

April 2, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump Jr. to headline state GOP spring dinner

Donald Trump Jr. will headline the Indiana Republican Party's spring dinner May 8 in Indianapolis, the party announced today.

March 31, 2017 4:56 pm


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Russia debate heats up Indiana House

Things got testy in the Indiana House on Thursday – and the topic was Russia.

March 25, 2017 10:01 pm