Republicans dropped made the decision Friday afternoon during a closed-door session after the hard-edged ally of Donald Trump failed badly on a third ballot for the gavel.
While incumbent Joe Hogsett says a broad use of incentives like tax-increment-financing bonds is often necessary to bridge funding gaps, Jefferson Shreve favors a moderated use of the city’s incentive toolbox.
Republican Jefferson Shreve has self-funded 93%, or all but $930,000, of the $14.45 million reported since he joined the race in February.
Four months after launching his campaign, Mike Pence, who once sat a heartbeat away from the presidency, now stands at a difficult crossroads.
A Marion County judge will hear arguments next month over whether to suspend an Indiana law that U.S. Senate candidate John Rust says unfairly precludes him from appearing on the ballot.
Refusing to drop out, Republican Rep. Jim Jordan has brought the House speaker’s race to a stalemate.
Former Indiana Inspector General Cyndi Carrasco was selected overwhelmingly by a caucus of Republican precinct committee members Wednesday.
Max Engling is one of at least seven Republican candidates running to replace Rep. Victoria Spartz, who is not seeking a third term.
A surprising 20 holdouts denied the hard-charging ally of Donald Trump the GOP majority needed to seize the gavel. More votes are expected Wednesday.
The organization has boasted a political network that includes thousands of members drawn from nearly 4,000 Indiana churches—nearly one third of all churches in the state.
Although GOP favorite U.S. Rep. Jim Banks was beat on overall fundraising in the third quarter, he continues to amass more individual contributions than other contenders for Indiana’s open Senate seat in the November election.
U.S. Rep. Steve Buyer, a Noblesville resident, is due to report to prison on Nov. 28 to serve his sentence for insider trading.
All five Republicans and the City-County Council’s lone independent joined Democrats in approving the record-setting budget proposed by Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett.
Jordan, of Ohio, will now try to unite colleagues from the deeply divided House GOP majority around his bid ahead of a floor vote, which could push to next week.
IBJ reporter Taylor Wooten spent time with both candidates for Indianapolis mayor and talked with supporters and critics for stories meant to help you decide how to vote.
Hogsett is pitching a continuation of his downtown resiliency strategy and pointing to a planned expansion of the Indiana Convention Center. On crime, the incumbent mayor touts record funding for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and funding for new, non-police violence-reduction and crisis strategies.
Shreve has weighed in on many other issues, from downtown development to improving care at the city’s animal shelter, but his crime-fighting ads dominate the airwaves and are where the campaign has pinned its greatest hopes.
The Republican candidate for mayor said on X and Facebook that he would “do everything in my power” to stop a pro-Palestine group from “assembling on property dedicated to Americans who have died for our country.”
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office says the U.S. Department of Energy will award up to $1 billion in grant funding to the Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen, or MachH2, which consists of more than 70 Midwest public and private organizations.
U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise told colleagues at a closed-door evening meeting of his decision and declined to announce backing for anyone else, including his chief rival, Rep. Jim Jordan, the far-right Judiciary Committee chairman backed by Donald Trump.