State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz’s re-election loss in November was a big setback for the Indiana State Teachers Association, leading some observers to wonder how much clout the organization still holds.
A key aide to Vice President-elect Mike Pence removed himself from the U.S. government's rolls of federal lobbyists and canceled a lucrative lobbying contract days before Donald Trump's team announced it will ban lobbyists from taking jobs with the administration.
A key aide to Donald Trump's vice presidential nominee, Gov. Mike Pence, continues to earn $23,000 a month as Indiana's sole Washington lobbyist even as he has taken a paid position with the Republican presidential campaign.
Three of the six firms initially authorized under a controversial law to manufacture e-liquids for sale in Indiana have owners who either work for Centaur or were shareholders in the company before it filed for bankruptcy protection in 2010.
Monarch Beverage Co.’s attempts to enter the liquor business over the past decade were frequently met with displeasure from staffers in the Indiana Governor’s Office and at the Indiana Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, according to private emails brought to light by a recent court case.