A private caucus fight over nursing home construction during the final days of the 2014 session ultimately spurred House Speaker Brian Bosma, R-Indianapolis, to call for an investigation into whether one of his own caucus members violated state ethics rules.
Want a top ranking in economic development? There's a study for that. Need a report showing Indiana's jobs situation is stellar and Illinois' is one step away from being declared an international disaster zone? There's a business publication for that.
If Indiana’s 2014 election season ends up being a lot quieter than its 2012 bash, it will be due partly to the parties’ allowing their top intraparty battles to play out inside the convention halls, instead of on the airwaves.
Six-term Sen. Richard Lugar’s efforts to paint Tea Party-backed state Treasurer Richard Mourdock as "untrustworthy" had all the markings of a desperate attempt to toss anything and everything at Mourdock to see what might stick less than two weeks before the vote that could end Lugar's political career.