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VERBATIM: Gov. Eric Holcomb's 2017 State of the State address

The State of Indiana released this verbatim copy of Gov. Eric Holcomb's State of the State address: "Speaker Bosma, President Pro Te ...

January 17, 2017 8:10 PM

Local Politics

State second in number of VPs

Mike Pence is the sixth Hoosier to be elected vice president of the United States. Only New York has produced more vice presidents &nda ...

January 15, 2017 1:01

Political Notebook

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 o ...

January 15, 2017 1:01


Judge suggests special election

After hearing more than an hour of testimony in the case contesting last year’s Allen County Council election, a county judge Friday s ...

January 14, 2017 1:03

Local Politics

Banks put on veterans' panel

Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has been appointed to the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Committee Chairman Phil Roe, R-Tenn., announced We ...

January 12, 2017 1:02


Proposed budget is unveiled

Public schools get just a 1 percent increase in the first year of a proposed budget.

January 11, 2017 1:03


Banks gets his committee wish

Freshman Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, has been named to the House Armed Services Committee. He apparently is the first House member from the Fort ...

January 11, 2017 1:03


Senate agenda apes House, Holcomb

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s Senate Republican caucus unveiled its legislative agenda Tuesday, and it looks a lot like their House c ...

January 11, 2017 1:02


State Senate GOP unveils agenda

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's Senate Republican caucus unveiled its legislative agenda Tuesday, and it looks a lot like their House counterparts ...

January 10, 2017 3:03 PM


Holcomb focused on future

The governor calls on a pioneer spirit to move Indiana forward.

January 10, 2017 1:03


Holcomb calls on 'pioneer spirit' to move state forward

Indiana's 51st governor – Eric Holcomb – called on a pioneer spirit to move Indiana forward during his inaugural address.

January 09, 2017 12:25 PM

Local Politics

Swearing-in 'a big deal for Indiana'

It’s a safe bet more Republican Hoosiers will be in Washington than at inaugurations in recent years.

January 08, 2017 1:03

Political Notebook

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 d ...

January 08, 2017 1:01

Ice Chips

Komets come alive in 3rd to win

The Komets had to navigate highs and lows, as they peppered the Mallards net tonight with shots and then endured the same from Quad Ci ...

January 07, 2017 10:26 PM

Local Politics

Coats praised as intelligence choice

The 73-year-old reportedly will be nominated by President-elect Donald Trump.

January 06, 2017 1:02