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Shine will run for another term as GOP chairman

Steve Shine will run for another term as chairman of the Allen County Republican Party. Shine is sending a letter this week to GOP precinct officials informing them he will seek r ...

January 30, 2017 2:56 pm


Several legislative committees yet to meet

The work of the 2017 General Assembly is off to a slow start. Like turtle slow. Four weeks in and there are still eight committees in the House and Senate that haven’t even ...

January 28, 2017 10:01 pm


Donnelly wants to discuss outsourcing with Trump

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said Thursday he wants to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss ways to curb the outsourcing of American jobs to other countries. D ...

January 26, 2017 12:43 pm


Snider grad named special assistant to Trump

Fort Wayne native Marc Lotter has been named special assistant to President Donald Trump and press secretary to Vice President Mike Pence.

January 26, 2017 12:10 pm


Donnelly to oppose DeVos' confirmation

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., said that he will oppose the confirmation of Betsy DeVos for secretary of education.

January 25, 2017 10:02 pm


3rd District Democrats pick new leader

Churubusco Clerk-Treasurer Madalyn Sade-Bartl has been elected chairwoman of the 3rd Congressional District Democratic Party. Sade-Bartl defeated Steuben County Democratic Chairwo ...

January 23, 2017 10:36 pm


Banks undecided on move to DC

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, said Tuesday that he and his family have not decided whether they will have a residence in Washington, D.C. Banks, who joined Congress this month, told repo ...

January 21, 2017 10:01 pm


Banks undecided about possible D.C. residence

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, said Tuesday he and his family have not decided whether they will have a residence in Washington, D.C.

January 17, 2017 11:45 am


Americans for Prosperity hosting town hall

The Indiana chapter of Americans for Prosperity is hosting a town hall in Fort Wayne Jan. 28.

January 17, 2017 7:14 am


Tax board rejects Espich assessment appeal

Former state lawmaker Jeff Espich recently fought the law, but the law won. The Uniondale resident appealed his assessment on four parcels of land that used to house mobile home p ...

January 14, 2017 10:01 pm


Banks plans open house

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, will have an open house Tuesday, Jan. 17, at his office in the E. Ross Adair Federal Building in downtown Fort Wayne.

January 12, 2017 1:48 pm


Banks hires legislative assistant

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, said Monday he has hired Mark Rusthoven as a legislative assistant. Rusthoven previously was a policy research assistant for former Indiana governor Mike Pence.

January 9, 2017 1:51 pm


Henry: Tighten gun laws

As the mayor of a city fresh off its most violent year on record, Tom Henry voiced his opposition to bills in the Indiana General Assembly designed to expand access to firearms. I ...

January 7, 2017 10:01 pm


Report: Coats is Trump's choice for intel director

Reports: Trump will nominate former Indiana senator Dan Coats as his director of national intelligence.

January 5, 2017 10:08 pm


Mayor opposes bills expanding gun access

As the mayor of a city fresh off its most violent year on record, Tom Henry voiced his opposition to bills in the Indiana General Assembly designed to expand access to fi ...

January 4, 2017 11:01 am


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