Warning of a looming threat to amateur sports, college athletics leaders urged Congress on Wednesday to take bipartisan action as states prepare to allow athletes to earn money from their names and personal brands.
Former Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen have purchased a 7-bedroom, 7½-bathroom house near Zionsville for $1.93 million, a clear sign that national office and the spotlight it brings have financially elevated the couple after years of modest living.
Shortly after the Biden-Capito talks collapsed, 10 senators huddled late Thursday over pizza—five Republicans, five Democrats—emerging after three hours with some optimism their new effort could create a viable path forward.
The Democratic-majority council passed the measure 19-5, along party lines, with Republicans opposed because the order didn’t fully lift all capacity limits for businesses.
The escalating havoc caused by ransomware gangs raises an obvious question: Why has the United States, believed to have the world’s greatest cyber capabilities, looked so powerless to protect its citizens?
Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron filed the lawsuit in March after the town council unanimously denied her request to demote Zionsville Fire Department Chief James VanGorder.
The bill would boost investment in roads and bridges by about 54% with an emphasis on fixing existing infrastructure. It would dedicate about $4 billion to electric vehicle charging stations and would provide record levels of investment for pedestrian and cyclist pathways.
Former Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at a Republican dinner Thursday in the early-voting state of New Hampshire, gave his most extensive comments to date on the events of Jan. 6, when angry Trump supporters stormed the Capitol.
President Joe Biden is trying to break a logjam with Republicans on how to pay for infrastructure improvements, proposing a 15% minimum tax on corporations and the possibility of revenues from increased IRS enforcement as a possible compromise.
In addition to more money for IMPD, the proposal includes spending on domestic violence reduction, mental health capabilities and juvenile intervention.
Privately, the president has sized up the GOP’s latest $928 billion offer as unworkable, in large part because it taps unused COVID-19 funds. Instead, Biden wants to hike the corporate tax rate—a nonstarter for Senate Republicans—to generate revenue for his $1.7 trillion package.
Bilingual volunteers will staff the nine-language hotline starting Saturday, as health disparities by race and ethnicity linger in local case counts and inoculation rates.
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said time is running short for a bipartisan deal on infrastructure, indicating that President Joe Biden will look to act without Republican support if there is no consensus when Congress returns from its Memorial Day break.
President Joe Biden on Friday unveiled a budget for next year that’s piled high with new safety net programs for the poor and middle class, but his generosity depends on taxing corporations and the wealthy.
Purdue’s “Old Golden Ticket” drawing makes students who submit proof of a COVID-19 vaccination by July 15 eligible for one of 10 prizes paying $9,992. That is the equivalent of a year’s undergraduate tuition.
What started as a pragmatic effort to boost scientific research has morphed into sweeping bill aimed at making the U.S. more competitive, including $50 billion in emergency funds to shore up domestic computer chip manufacturing.
The chief executives of the nation’s largest banks went in front of Congress for a second day Thursday, facing questions ranging from inflation to their efforts to keep Americans in their homes after pandemic aid expires this summer.
Staffers for many state agencies have been working remotely, but Gov. Eric Holcomb said in a Wednesday email to employees that “it is not the optimal way for us to serve Hoosiers.”
Republicans have rejected Biden’s proposed corporate tax increase to pay for new investments, and instead want to shift unspent COVID-19 relief dollars to help cover the costs.
Attorney General Todd Rokita’s advisory opinion contradicts a top Republican legislative leader who said he didn’t believe the law adopted last month applied to public universities or K-12 schools.