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Banks wades into pair of Twitter feuds

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, recently waded into a couple of Twitter battles with TV stars. Jenna Fischer, the Fort Wayne-born actress best known for playing Pam on the NBC comedy serie ...

December 31, 2017 1:00 am


Sen. Holdman to chair tax and fiscal policy committee

Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, on Thursday named State Sen. Travis Holdman, R-Markle, chairman of the Senate Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy. Holdm ...

December 29, 2017 11:30 am


Banks tweets at celebrity commentators

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, waded into a couple of Twitter battles with TV stars.

December 27, 2017 2:20 pm


AARP plans presentation on redistricting

Redistricting state and federal legislative seats will be the topic of the Jan. 4 educational presentation by Allen County AARP Chapter 187. The free public presentatio ...

December 26, 2017 11:50 am


Councilman reflects on contentious year

It wasn't a great year for freshman Fort Wayne City Councilman Michael Barranda. In his remarks at Tuesday's council meeting, Barranda, R-at large, said that of the two years he's ...

December 24, 2017 1:00 am


Videos make Holcomb a social media star

Gov. Eric Holcomb was the star of two priceless videos on social media last weekend. The first was of him paying off a bet he made with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin about the Army-Nav ...

December 17, 2017 1:00 am


Seeing governor on social media: Priceless

Gov. Eric Holcomb was the star of two priceless videos on social media over the weekend.

December 11, 2017 10:29 am


Stutzman's wife ponders run for House

The wife of former federal and state lawmaker Marlin Stutzman said on social media that she might seek a seat in the Indiana House. Christy Stutzman wrote Wednesday on her Faceboo ...

December 10, 2017 1:00 am


Indiana Policy Review director critiques JG article

The director of the conservative Indiana Policy Review had pointed words Wednesday for The Journal Gazette regarding its coverage of the Fort Wayne City Council's vote this we ...

December 7, 2017 5:40 pm


Galindo appointed to state Hispanic commission

Fort Wayne's Community Liaison Palermo Galindo was recently appointed to the Indiana Commission on Hispanic and Latino Affairs, city officials announced Thursday.  The India ...

December 7, 2017 5:30 pm


Christy Stutzman mulls run for Indiana House

The wife of former federal and state lawmaker Marlin Stutzman said on social media that she might seek a seat in the Indiana House.

December 7, 2017 1:20 pm


Donnelly ranks 2nd on bipartisan list

Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., is the second most bipartisan U.S. senator of the past quarter century, according to the Lugar Center and Georgetown University's McCourt School of Publi ...

December 7, 2017 12:00 pm


Banks supports Jerusalem recognition

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, applauded President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday that he will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and relocate a U.S. embassy the ...

December 6, 2017 2:40 pm


Donnelly urges Franken to quit Senate

Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana was among 14 Democratic U.S. senators who called Wednesday for Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., to resign after several allegations of sexual miscon ...

December 6, 2017 1:50 pm


State GOP plans straw poll in Senate race

The Indiana Republican Party announced Wednesday that it will have a straw poll next month for GOP activists to show which candidates they favor for a seat in the U.S. Senate. ...

December 6, 2017 6:40 pm


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