The continued willful sanctioning of laws “for our good” is nothing more than death by a thousand cuts.
The Indiana Chamber’s Kevin Brinegar and state Rep. Jim Lucas, R-Seymour, debate whether the Legislature should raise taxes on cigarettes. Other Forefront columnists tackle teacher pay, the legalization of marijuana and the politics of state and federal races.
Indiana’s smoking prevalence results in tragic individual and family health consequences, including thousands of teens on course to becoming lifelong smokers.
Our performance has been below the national turnout since about 1990.
The acceptance clearly crosses political party lines, evidenced by the states that have passed legalization statutes and referendums.
Holcomb will need to overcome a legacy of choices that have led us here, many of which preceded him.
We have to toot our own horns.
Last year, 103 black males were murdered in Indianapolis.
I am not predicting a blue-wave here, but some of Indiana’s most important races could become dramatically more competitive.
What I am talking about is our overall selfishness as a generation.
Party insiders worry Curtis Hill is vulnerable, and anyone who wins the Democratic nomination could run a negative campaign.
If the person with whom you’re negotiating gives you what you want, take the win and move on.
We are not talking about 15 additional hours of certification. It’s included in the 90 hours teachers must get already.
Approximately five U.S. children die every day of child abuse.
Thoughtfulness takes time. Listening takes time. Reading more than the headline and beyond the 120 characters takes time.
I’ve grown a new appreciation for exposure to diverse, new and different people and activities outside my comfort zone.
It is time for candidates to earn votes and let their policies stand or fall as they are presented to constituents.”
We are able to justify and accept almost anything on a full stomach, warm home and secure employment.”
We can raise voter turnout and hold inspiring and engaging elections while moving our city forward.
Many Republican members of the legislative branch are acting as if their job is to protect the leader of the executive branch.
Sex discrimination was widely accepted when the Fourteenth Amendment was adopted in 1868.
When I hear Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez promote the Green New Deal and say we only have 12 years left, my eyes roll.