Cyndi Carrasco, former deputy general counsel for Gov. Eric Holcomb, announced her decision Tuesday to take on Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears.
Holcomb paints rosy economic picture in State of the State address
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s speech offered a progress report on Indiana’s accomplishments and focused on his already-announced plans to improve the state’s quality of life. But he also acknowledged that challenges from the pandemic remain.Read More
Flush with cash, Indiana leaders boost spending for education, construction
Gov. Eric Holcomb and Republican legislative leaders revealed a revised state two-year budget Tuesday that invests a historic $1.9 billion in additional funding for K-12 education and provides a healthy boost in economic grants and building projects.Read More
State to open vaccines to all adults March 31, nix mask mandate on April 6
In a statewide address Tuesday evening, Gov. Eric Holcomb said he will also let statewide capacity restrictions expire.Read More
Holcomb administration disagrees with lawmakers on how to handle emergency powers
During the occasionally tense hearing on House Bill 1123, a slew of officials from Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration tried to convince lawmakers that the governor’s ability to make quick decisions has been key to the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read More
A family feud broke out among Indiana Republicans this year when Gov. Eric Holcomb sued the Indiana General Assembly’s legislative leaders in his own party. He did so to challenge the constitutionality of a new law that weakens his emergency powers and was enacted by fellow Republicans over the governor’s veto.
Lyles, who assumed command of the Indiana National Guard in October 2019, leads a force of about 13,500 troops.
Many conservatives have criticized Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb for continuing to extend the monthly public health order, which he has renewed 20 times, although he has signaled he might not to do so again.
The Holcomb administration hasn’t provided information on contributors to the project or to which entity that money was being given.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has extended COVID-19 executive orders through November but suggested they might be scaled back by December.
Gov. Eric Holcomb joined the governors of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin to sign a compact that focuses on making it easier for drivers to find charging stations for their electric vehicles along key corridors in the five-state region.
Sara Gonso Tait’s six-year tenure has been marked by several major rulings involving casinos and fines imposed against their operators.
The number of Indiana counties approaching high risk for community spread of COVID-19 nearly quadrupled in one week as an especially contagious coronavirus variant spread throughout the state.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has argued in his lawsuit that only he has the authority to call for a special legislative session. But Attorney General Todd Rokita says Holcomb can’t proceed with the lawsuit without his consent.
The “boots and black tie” inaugural ball will take place Aug. 21 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office got its day in court Wednesday to argue why it thinks Gov. Eric Holcomb shouldn’t have been allowed to hire his own attorneys to sue the Indiana General Assembly. A ruling isn’t expected for at least several weeks.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of five Indiana residents and Concerned Clergy of Indianapolis challenges Gov. Eric Holcomb’s decision to end extended unemployment benefits provided through the federal CARES Act.
Republican lawmakers asked the governor to issue an executive order prohibiting any state university from mandating vaccines that don’t have full U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval.
The move will also end benefits for people who did not qualify for unemployment benefits before the pandemic, including gig-economy workers, independent contractors and self-employed workers.
Indiana is joining several other states creating more requirements for people to stay on unemployment, with many businesses blaming the ease of obtaining the weekly jobless benefits with making it more difficult to fill job openings.
The Democratic-majority council’s vote—which passed 19-5 along party lines—keeps a citywide mask mandate and restaurant capacity limits in place in Indianapolis.
An unexpected slowdown in hiring nationwide has prompted some Republican governors to start slashing jobless benefits. On Friday, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said he would consider whether the state should continue to participate in federal pandemic unemployment programs.
Unemployed Hoosiers are currently receiving $300 per week from the federal government in addition to state benefits. The federal program also expanded who is eligible for unemployment.