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Orr to challenge Holdman in Senate 19 GOP primary

Eric Orr announced Wednesday that he will run for the Senate District 19 seat in the 2018 GOP primary.

May 31, 2017 10:50 am


Holcomb aide to run mental-health treatment center

Gov. Eric Holcomb's chief communication strategist is moving out of the Statehouse to help run an innovative new treatment center.

May 30, 2017 1:20 pm


GOP opens bidding for '18 state confab

The Indiana Republican Party is seeking requests for proposal from cities wanting to host the June 2018 state party convention. Fort Wayne hosted the 2014 convention, the first ti ...

May 28, 2017 1:00 am


Indiana gets financial reporting award for 24th straight year

State Auditor Tera Klutz announced that Indiana has received the highest award for financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association for the 24th year in a row.

May 23, 2017 1:58 pm


Republicans with eye on Senate heat up their feud

“Republicans shouldn't do this to other Republicans,” is the ominous lead to a blast fundraising email Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, sent his supporters last week. He then ...

May 21, 2017 1:00 am


Rokita hires prominent GOP fundraiser

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, has taken a step toward launching a U.S. Senate bid by appointing a statewide campaign finance staff. Rokita has named Dan Dumezich to chair the team. Dum ...

May 14, 2017 1:00 am


Rokita signals U.S. Senate campaign with finance team

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, has taken a step toward launching a U.S. Senate campaign by appointing a statewide finance staff. Rokita has named Dan Dumezich to chair the team. Dumezic ...

May 10, 2017 1:00 pm


2 state reps to be at Allen Democrats' dinner

State Reps. Joe Taylor, D-South Bend, and Melanie Wright, D-Yorktown, will be the featured guests at the Allen County Democratic Party's Pasta & Politics Series on M ...

May 10, 2017 12:50 pm


Seek 'common good,' Young says

In his maiden speech on the floor of the Senate, freshman Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., called Thursday for his colleagues to pursue “the common good” for America. “I ...

May 7, 2017 1:00 am


3rd Republican seeks Donnelly's Senate seat

The field for the Republican nomination in next year's U.S. Senate election in Indiana has grown to three. Andrew Takami, director of Purdue Polytechnic New Albany, ...

May 4, 2017 4:00 pm


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