38 min ago
Ind. high court: Democrats must pay fines in walkout
House Democrats in this largely Republican state cannot recoup more than $233,000 in fines levied against them because of walkouts they staged in 2011 and 2012, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
15 hrs ago
Erratic on ethics
Indiana has never enjoyed a reputation for strong ethics rules. So it was promising when then-Gov. Mitch Daniels instituted guidelines that seemed to raise the bar.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Pence putting stamp on Indiana with new goals
Gov. Mike Pence announced Monday he will shuffle where state agencies focus most of their efforts as he begins putting his stamp on state government, halfway through his first year in office.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Rose's Diner owner hangs up apron after 25 years
The owner of a Greene County diner who has served locals and celebrities is handing over her apron after 25 years.
The Indianapolis Star
Tad DeHaven: Has Mike Pence, as governor, forgotten he's a fiscal conservative?
When he was a high-ranking conservative Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, Mike Pence was a chief critic of Washington's out-of-control spending and growing debt.
Lesley Weidenbener | Ethics rules are good as their enforcement
Some may think I'm naive. But actually, it may be that I'm too cynical. I've always thought that a one-year wait is just not much of a disincentive for a public employee or a private firm that is willing to be unethical.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
ABA Banking Journal
GRASSROOTS: Frustration drives bankers to more political effort
This article is an online companion to the ABA Banking Journal cover story for January 2012, "Washington Outlook 2012."
The Indianapolis Star
Russ Pulliam: Joe Hogsett will follow familiar path if he runs for mayor
If U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett runs for mayor of Indianapolis in 2015, he'll borrow a traditional Republican strategy: Build a reputation as a crime-fighter and take it up the political ladder.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Pence officials win clearance from ethics panel
The Indiana State Ethics Commission cleared a pair of Pence administration officials Thursday to take new jobs at Purdue University and an Indianapolis law firm.
The Indianapolis Star
New Indiana Board of Education member Andrea Neal: Teachers matter more than Common Core
Editor's note: Andrea Neal, former editorial page editor of The Indianapolis Star and veteran Indianapolis teacher, was appointed to the state Board of Education by Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday.
Pence to reorganize state office
Gov. Mike Pence plans to reorganize a mysterious government office years after the Call 6 Investigators exposed it was spending hundreds of thousands of dollars without clear results to show for it and without a full accounting of expenses.
Lawmakers override Pence's veto
Only seven Republicans voted with the governor, including Sen. Jim Banks, R-Columbia City.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Friends, relatives bid farewell to 'heart and soul' of Gary
The hands-on campaigner. The civil rights activist. The dapper dresser. The diligent giver.
Fox's Roger Ailes wins $250,000 Bradley Prize for American innovation
Roger Ailes has won a $250,000 Bradley Foundation Prize for creating Fox News Channel, deemed by the group to be a thoroughly American institution.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Russian parliament passes anti-gay bill
An Elks Lodge in central Indiana that's been hit by declining membership is preparing to auction off its longtime Anderson home.
INDOT chief leaving for job at Purdue
Michael Cline has been commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation since 2010, and in December the governor announced Cline was remaining in his position.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Troubled Ind. gasification plant begins operation
A new coal-gasification power plant in southern Indiana that's been hounded by cost overruns and ethical scandals has started commercial operation, Duke Energy said Monday.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Journal and Courier
Purdue's Mitch Daniels 'going to change things for everyone,' WGU Indiana chancellor says
The issues of college affordability and accessibility have been top of mind in Indiana this spring: Purdue University officials approved a two-year tuition freeze in May; Ivy Tech officials approved a gradual 15.7 percent in-state tuition raise last week.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Teacher pay now tied to test scores
Spring marks the traditional time that less-experienced teachers in financially-strapped school districts get the bad news - they're being laid off.