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Indiana ethics cases draw watchdog frustration

August 4, 2014
Lawmakers say they are going to look at new transparency rules after public officials skirted the law in three separate ethics cases this year.

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

July 27, 2014
In the 2016 political landscape, a pair of the state's political big dogs—Republican Gov. Mike Pence and former Democratic U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh—has potential candidates holding their breath and waiting on them.

Indiana Democrats deal with education split

July 21, 2014
The fighting has exposed a deep rift within the party over how students are educated.

James spurns Miami, returns to Cleveland Cavaliers

July 11, 2014
Four-time NBA most valuable player LeBron James said Friday that he felt a calling to be a leader in the city where he started his career.

College recruiting: Next promise could be paycheck

June 22, 2014
Just what the future of big-time college athletics may look like if the NCAA loses a landmark antitrust suit is beginning to come into focus as attorneys representing former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon and others press their case in court.

In mad dash by state lawmakers, errors can happen

June 22, 2014
When Indiana's legislative leaders called the General Assembly back for one day last week, it was because they had discovered a handful of mistakes made earlier this year that just couldn't wait until the next session to be fixed.

Improving jobs numbers mask painful recovery

June 9, 2014
The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession, but a smaller percentage of Americans are actually working and median household income has declined considerably since before the recession.

Financial questions hound Indiana state treasurer candidates

June 1, 2014
Financial questions from years-old deals are dogging two top candidates seeking the Republican nomination for state treasurer and evoking memories of previous intraparty battles.

Pence noncommittal, but stoking talk of White House bid

May 16, 2014
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has been saying for months that he is "listening" to national conservatives interested in seeing him make a presidential bid. Meanwhile, he has been out meeting with influential Republicans and conservatives.

Marriage vote fallout limited to few Indiana races

May 5, 2014
A handful of Republican legislators are facing tough primary battles from challengers who blame them for delaying a constitutional amendment that would solidify the law.

Negative ads shake up 2014 GOP primary battles

May 4, 2014
What has otherwise been a fairly sleepy primary cycle suddenly started to wake up in the past week, when negative ads from an otherwise soft-spoken veteran lawmaker hit the airwaves in Indianapolis.
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  1. "This was a very localized, Indiana issue," he said. As in, Indiana failed to expand Medicaid to cover its poor citizens resulting in the loss of essential medical services, including this EMS company. Well done, Indiana GOP. Here are the real death panels: GOP state governments who refuse to expand Medicaid for political reasons.

  2. In the "one for all, all for none" socialist doctrine the sick die...this plus obama"care" equates to caucasian genocide plus pushed flight to cities thus further eroding the conservative base and the continualed spiral toward complete liberal/progressive/marxist America.

  3. There is a simple reason why WISH is not reporting on this story. LIN has others stations in different markets that are affiliated with CBS. Reporting about CBS blindsiding WISH/LIN due to CBS's greed and bullying tatics would risk any future negoations LIN will have with CBS in other markets.

  4. My best always! Dave Wilson

  5. How did Columbus, Ohio pull off a car share service without a single dollar of public subsidies? They must not have a mayor who is on the take like Indianapolis. Daimler Benz offers Columbus residents their Smart Cars on a market-driven basis: "This has some neat features. Cars don’t have to be picked up and dropped off at fixed points. You find one with your smart phone based on GPS, and drop it off anywhere in the service area you can find a spot – even at a meter. These cars aren’t required to feed the meter so you get free on street parking while using them. I was told this system was put in place on a market basis without subsidies – and that the vendor actually pays the city for the use of the meters."