The candidates are in a crowded primary election battle to become their party’s nominee for the seat.
Indiana’s unemployment rate hit record lows in January and February, yet labor participation remains stagnant as the state and country continue to grapple with workforce shortages.
Former Indiana University Health executive Ryan Kitchell will replace former chair and Indiana Higher Education Commissioner Teresa Lubbers, who announced she would step down from both roles in November.
In 2020, the pandemic pushed early in-person and mail-in voting to record levels in Indiana. A low-key midterm primary election and fewer public health concerns are expected to bring it back to its typical trickle this year.
The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Thursday from both parties’ attorneys over the merits of who has the constitutional right to call a special session.
Former Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has, until recently, kept a relatively low profile since he lost his re-election bid at the 2020 Indiana GOP convention, when Republicans selected Attorney General Todd Rokita as their nominee.
In its request for information released Monday, INDOT is soliciting feedback and recommendations from stakeholders, such as utilities and energy and fuel companies, for the planning, coordination and development of charging networks across the state.
Post-election audits are done by manually checking a randomized sample of paper-voted ballots. In an audit, ballots are not tallied by scanners, and every sampled ballot is hand-counted to determine if the initial machine readings are confirmed and accurate.
Local officials say the goal is to amass thousands of acres along I-65 between Purdue University and Indianapolis to attract manufacturers of semiconductors, microprocessors and other high-tech components.
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s rejection of a bill that would have barred transgender females from joining girls’ sports teams could have political repercussions if he decides to seek higher office, political observers say.
Lawmakers in both the GOP-dominated House and Senate need a simple majority vote to override the governor’s veto. They will return to the Indiana Statehouse on May 24 for technical corrections day.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday evening signed legislation that repeals the state’s requirement for a permit to carry a handgun and vetoed a bill that would have banned transgender girls from participating in K-12 girls’ sports.
Tax cuts, employer vaccine mandates and various social issues dominated the 2022 Indiana General Assembly. But a divide between Republican leadership in the House and Senate also set the tone.
Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday announced long-awaited site plans involving the Indiana School for the Deaf, the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, and a new state archives building.
Business leaders say they had to play defense with the GOP-dominated state Legislature for most of this year’s legislative session but emerged mostly successful.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb joined President Joe Biden at the White House on Wednesday to urge Congress to pass funding provisions to legislation designed to boost economic competition and semiconductor chip production in the United States.
The plan would cut the income tax rate to 3.15% from 3.23% for 2023, which would amount to a $40 savings for those with $50,000 in taxable income. The tax rate would be cut further in 2025, 2027 and 2029, but only if state tax revenue grows by at least 2% in the previous budget year.
The measure heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb, who made modernizing the state’s economic development toolkit a top legislative priority and is expected to sign the bill into law in an effort to help the state be more nimble when recruiting new business.