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Niki Kelly

Niki Kelly, Indianapolis Bureau Reporter, has worked at The Journal Gazette, primarily covering Statehouse issues, since 1996. She is the author of Political Notebook. | 317-686-0901

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Opponents of a bill limiting transgender participation in school sports gather Monday in the balcony for an Indiana House Education Committee hearing. (Casey SmithSTF)

Panel cursed on transgender bill

Profanity and chants rained down on lawmakers Monday.

January 25, 2022 1:00 am

Committee's bill would ban transgender girls from female sports

INDIANAPOLIS – Profanity and chants rained down on lawmakers today after the House Education Committee voted 8-4 to pass a bill...

January 24, 2022 3:50 pm

Bill proposes mastodon as state fossil

The mastodon is getting its due.

January 23, 2022 1:00 am


House approves $1.4 billion tax cut package

The Indiana House on Thursday voted 68-25 to approve a $1.4 billion tax cut package.

January 21, 2022 1:00 am


Panel OKs city-backed revamp of bid process

Fort Wayne officials tired of fielding trash complaints from the public took their case to the legislature.

January 20, 2022 1:00 am