The progress our state has made in the last two decades in protecting wetlands would be seriously undermined by Senate Bill 389.
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would reduce regulations on wetlands. Is that a good idea? Sen. Chris Garten and environmentalist Jesse Kharbanda debate. Plus, columns about legislative interference in local government affairs, training Black teachers and COVID-19 vaccines.
Hoosiers should never be fearful of retaliatory actions from a government agency that was created to serve the people, not to be served by the people.
Hogsett ran as the public safety mayor, and when it comes to killings, public safety has only gotten worse.
James Baldwin persuaded people with his intellect and talent for delivery on matters of which he was passionate.
The greatness of Black people isn’t limited to the strength required to overcome racism and oppression.
This Black History Month, we should commit ourselves to closing the persistent Black-white academic achievement gap.
Expanding the non-itemizer deduction is estimated to increase both participation rates in charitable giving and charitable dollars raised.
In many ways, the pandemic-induced work-from-home era has substantially decreased the number of superficial judgments that we might or might not intentionally make each day.
The COVID vaccine rollout was botched by the previous White House administration.
The increase in restrictions there, warranted or not, is a limitation on representative government.
“It is therefore refreshing to see 10 GOP senators (including Indiana Sen. Todd Young) reach out to President Joe Biden on a new stimulus deal
America needs a responsible center-right party.
Senate Bill 168 is among several bills attempting to grab power from those duly elected by the people of Indianapolis to govern the city.
Engaging at the Statehouse has always felt overwhelming for those who don’t do it for a living. We should be doing everything in our power to ease that burden—permanently—as a result of the pandemic.
The action rights a wrong against churches, synagogues, mosques and other worship centers in the health crisis.
The problem is in the very definition of ‘emergency’ and that the Legislature by its nature is incapable of the nimbleness required in emergency situations.
After the relationship between the Black community and the police sparked riots across the country, one might think some legislators would have taken the time to listen to Black people.
Starting a career in a profession like cosmetology can be a way out of poverty. … But the barrier to entry is more than $10,000. That’s a pretty expensive ticket to pursue the American Dream.
A lot of states waited until after they legalized pot to come up with rules. Indiana can be ahead of the game.
Will we finally increase the cigarette tax this legislative session? It would be big medicine for Indiana’s health and economics.
Let’s apply the same sense of urgency to ensuring students learn to read as we have to producing a coronavirus vaccine.
The COVID-19 recession has not only exacerbated high levels of inequality, it has also reinforced widening racial and social divisions.