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According to news reports, the priorities for the next session of the Indiana General Assembly appear to be: a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage; being able to sell beer and liquor everywhere on Sundays; and, cutting and/or eliminating taxes on corporations.
Lawmakers had lengthy debates in this year's session over bills aimed at boosting Indiana's casinos as they face greater competition from neighboring states, but they turned down most of those proposals.
This may surprise some of you who have followed me for a while, but as anti-tax as I am, I believe local governments should be allowed to raise taxes as much as they want.
What does the Indiana General Assembly want this year? Jobs? Infrastructure? No, constitutional amendments.
State police are warning Indiana residents about a phone scam that has been reported in central Indiana where grandparents are swindled out of money by con artists who tell them about a fake emergency.
A winter storm warning forecasting freezing rain, sleet, ice and snow means difficult driving conditions likely for motorists in southwest, southeast and central Indiana beginning overnight tonight.
Indiana's school voucher program, already the broadest in the nation, would be expanded to preschool-aged children under a plan Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday as part of his 2014 agenda.
A custom painted watercolor by Indiana first lady Karen Pence of the State House was a gift to her husband, Gov. Michael Pence.
First, I've created a new blog category, " Indiana Const. Revision ," so that one may easily locate a list of all the posts on the topic.
A document from Indiana transportation officials says the state may pay upfront costs of as much as $110 million for construction of the proposed Illiana Expressway that would link northwestern Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs.
Problems with one septic system here could mean other residents of this unincorporated community will be required to upgrade their systems.
Republican Rep. Tom Dermody of LaPorte is the new chairman of the House Public Policy Committee after the resignation of the previous chairman, Rep. Bill Davis of Portland.
Although they don't all have a natural sense of rhythm, and a few of them are always laughing and carrying on, some of my best friends are Republicans.
The mayors of most of Indiana’s largest cities announced their opposition today to the proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
So did you get enough to eat this past week? Did you find it hard to choose between seconds on the... Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is among a group of Indiana mayors who announced their opposition Dec. 3 to the proposed constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.