Supporters say the rule will provide more transparency when city councilors vote on projects that benefit campaign donors. Critics say the change will benefit councilors who can bankroll their own campaigns.
Pence slowly laying groundwork for 2024 White House run
Aides to Mike Pence generally brush off talk of the next presidential election. They insist he is focused on his family and next year’s midterm elections, when Republicans are well positioned to regain at least one chamber of Congress.Read More
Republican leaders squabble over ‘scheme’ to undo election for Trump
President Donald Trump has enlisted support from a dozen Republican senators and up to 100 House Republicans to challenge the Electoral College vote when Congress convenes in a joint session to confirm President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 victory.Read More
The hearings will be the first public steps by the Republican-dominated Legislature on the once-a-decade redrawing of election maps based on population shifts.
Former President Donald Trump has filed lawsuits against three of the country’s biggest tech companies, claiming he and other conservatives have been wrongfully censored.
Fort Wayne businessman Eric Doden, former president of the Indiana Economic Development Corp., announced Thursday he was forming a committee for a Republican campaign for governor.
U.S. Rep. Victoria Spartz, a Republican, made her announcement just six months after being elected and less than a month after the Democratic Congressional Committee declared it will target her seat in 2022.
“The Committee to Elect Holli Sullivan has determined that it made an improper solicitation of campaign funds,” Sullivan’s campaign said in a written statement. “These public solicitations have been removed and all contributions have been returned.”
Crystal Neumann was chosen to fill what remains of Samantha DeLong’s term. DeLong, who was elected in 2019, announced earlier this month that she would be moving away from Fishers.
Leaders from dozens of companies including Delta, American, United, Starbucks, Target, LinkedIn, Levi Strauss and Boston Consulting Group, along with Atlanta Falcons team owner Arthur Blank, were included on the call, according to people who listened.
Legislative leaders are laying the groundwork for a return by all 150 lawmakers to Indianapolis months from now to approve new congressional and General Assembly districts based on data from last year’s census.
A legislative committee has overhauled a contentious proposal to require Indiana voters to submit identification numbers with mail-in ballot applications.
Stephen Fry, Eli Lilly and Co.’s senior vice president for human resources and diversity, told a legislative committee Tuesday that the company believed the bill aimed at reducing voter fraud wasn’t needed.
Mike Schmuhl, former presidential campaign manager for Pete Buttigieg, will replace outgoing chair John Zody, who has held the position since 2013.
Attorneys for the advocacy group Indiana Vote By Mail argue in the petition filed Friday that the state law allowing no-excuse mail balloting by those ages 65 and older infringes on the constitutional rights of those younger.
Senate Bill 353 would give only the Indiana General Assembly the authority to change the date, time or place of an election.
Mike Schmuhl, 38, will run on a ticket with Myla Eldridge, clerk of Marion County since 2014.
Mike Pence’s decision to publicly defy Trump was a first for the notoriously deferential vice president and former Indiana governor, who has been unflinchingly loyal to Trump since joining the GOP ticket in 2016.
Vice President Mike Pence, presiding over the joint session, announced the tally, 306-232. President Trump said in a statement immediately after the vote that there will be a smooth transition of power on Inauguration Day.
In an unprecedented step, Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump from posting to their platforms Wednesday following the storming of the U.S. Capitol by his supporters.