The current Indiana members of the House and Senate have served an average of 8.6 years on Capitol Hill, a number that will go down when Brooks leaves.
The former Indiana governor will arrive early Thursday afternoon aboard Air Force Two at Indianapolis International Airport.
The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks. But he’s been repeatedly undermined and contradicted by his boss.
Trump is said to have warmed to Nick Ayers in part by watching the effectiveness of Pence’s largely independent political operation.
Former Gov. Mike Pence’s trip will come just weeks ahead of the Nov. 6 election in which Republican candidate Mike Braun is looking to defeat Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly.
The collapse of Kiel Bros. Oil Co. in 2004 was widely publicized. Less known is that the state of Indiana—and Kentucky and Illinois—are still on the hook for millions of dollars to clean up more than 85 contaminated sites.
Vice President Mike Pence is planning a trip to suburban Indianapolis in an effort to build support for the Republican-led tax overhaul plan.
President Trump said on Twitter that he asked the former Indiana governor to leave the stadium if any players kneeled during the anthem.
The plan repeals the estate tax and alternative minimum tax, lowers the corporate tax rate, and reduces the number of tax brackets while lowering the highest tax rate. One of the largest boons for the middle class would be that it doubles the standard deduction.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's administration entered a one-year contract last month with Shelbyville firm McNeely Stephenson to handle the "unusually high" number of requests.
Indiana hospitals are bracing for congressional action that could mean deep cuts in Medicaid, which funds the state’s popular health insurance program for low-income adults.
A provision tucked into Indiana's next two-year budget sets aside funds to pay for an elaborate plaza built outside the Statehouse and upgrades to the state library to mark last year's state bicentennial.
Over six years, the state has spent more than a half billion dollars on vouchers. During that time, Indiana’s program has expanded, giving more students access to vouchers than in any other state—despite mixed evidence from researchers that vouchers help students achieve.
Vice President Mike Pence may have just picked another fight with pharmaceutical companies—one that doesn’t involve drug prices.
There’s a reality to perennial promises to clean up Washington, D.C.: No one, even those knee-deep in it, considers himself or herself to be part of “the swamp.”
In his inaugural speech, the new president described closed factories as "tombstones" that dot the country and said the federal government has spent billions defending "other nations' borders while refusing to defend our own."
The outgoing governor was set to let the rules expire on Jan. 1. A Department of Homeland Security spokesman says new outdoor stage rules are also in the works.
Regulators had more than three years to approve permanent rules establishing stricter design and construction requirements for outdoor event equipment but did not do so before the emergency rules expired this year.