Government and policymakers have a large role to play in addressing the state’s economic challenges. But they can’t do it alone. Nor should we expect them to.
While discussions about opportunities for improvement are important, they should also be framed in context of relative strengths. Indiana is strong and getting stronger.
The relatively close vote reflects the increasingly partisan atmosphere in Congress that is now engulfing the nomination process for the Fed, an independent institution that has sought to remain above politics.
Indiana congressional candidate Mike Sodrel changed his voter registration last year to an address local officials say isn’t a residence—a large metal-sided garage that he says has a two-bedroom bachelor pad inside.
One of the busiest trade ports on the U.S.-Mexico border remained effectively closed Wednesday as frustration and traffic snarls mounted over orders by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott requiring extra inspections of commercial trucks.
Nine candidates are running in the May 3 primary for the district that U.S. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth is giving up after six years, making him the only Indiana congressional incumbent not seeking reelection.
The not-for-profit that distributed most of the $350 million in donations from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to election offices in 2020 said Monday that it won’t disburse similar donations this year after backlash from conservatives.
Former state Sen. Brent Waltz pleaded guilty on Monday to two felonies related to an FBI investigation into his role in receiving illegal campaign donations from a casino.
Mike Schmuhl says any turnaround for Democrats must include the revitalization of the Democratic Party at the local level, a task complicated by the image of a national party that cares less about rural and small-town voters.
The candidates are in a crowded primary election battle to become their party’s nominee for the seat.
The map ordinance—released Friday as part of the City-County Council’s agenda and formally introduced Monday—could also fold four Democratic incumbents into two districts, Democratic leaders confirmed Monday.
Proposal 157 and the accompanying map come after a two-month, 10-part public forum series and a summary report published earlier this month.
Councilor Ethan Evans, who announced this week he was leaving the Democratic Party to become an independent, likely will no longer be allowed to caucus privately with majority Democrats on strategy and priorities.
Evans says he feels mostly shut out of the Democrat-controlled council despite “speaking for a wide progressive base who wants these very solutions implemented.”
Addressing corporate CEOs at their quarterly meeting, Biden told the business leaders they have a “patriotic obligation” to harden their systems against such attacks.
Indianapolis officials are looking to state government for options that could help the city close a funding gap of up to $1 billion a year for roads and transportation infrastructure.
The Westfield City Council on Monday night rejected a proposed ordinance that would have established an advisory council on disabilities, similar to committees already in place in Carmel and Fishers.
The state Democratic Party criticized Rokita for spending taxpayer money on what it called a “political trip.”