The first debate to be televised statewide is slated for April 15, with all three candidates confirming their participation. One of the trio has declined to partake in the third debate.
The move comes one day after Gov. Eric Holcomb ordered lawmakers to return to the Statehouse in May for a special session after Republican supermajorities failed to come to consensus on key bills before a March 14 deadline.
The announcement follows a unanimous City-County Council vote to approve $14.5 million in emergency funding to address potholes.
Nearly 90 women who have filed to run for state or federal offices in Indiana this year. That’s a 35 percent increase from the 2016 primary season and an 85 percent jump from a decade ago.
With all three candidates seeking to claim the mantle of most conservative and few major policy differences between them, most of what distinguished them was style
Tuesday night’s debate, which featured U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, U.S. Rep. Luke Messer and former state Rep. Mike Braun, was moderated by WIBC-FM host Tony Katz at Emmis Communications Corp.’s headquarters on Monument Circle.
Marion County Clerk Myla Eldridge called the resolution “one of the most monumental bipartisan agreements achieved in the history of Marion County” and said it will “revolutionize how we vote.”
Despite strong support from influential Republicans and fired-up grassroots activists, redistricting reform legislation faces several significant hurdles in the short session.
Republican Brandt Hershman, chairman of the Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee, says he will be joining Barnes & Thornburg’s Washington D.C. office.
Democrats in Indiana wield little to no influence at the Statehouse but see recent electoral victories for Democrats in Virginia, Oklahoma and Georgia statehouses as welcoming signs ahead of the 2018 midterm election.
The Republican caucus of the City-County Council released a statement Tuesday strongly urging Jeff Miller, who was charged with child molesting last week, to resign from the council.
U.S. Reps. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer, former state Rep. Mike Braun, and two others have so far filed to face off in the GOP primary next spring.
Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday, including a one-year delay in plans for a major corporate tax cut despite strident opposition from the White House and others in their own party.
High housing costs in blue counties is the biggest factor contributing to the population loss, Redfin said.
Republican tax negotiators are targeting a corporate tax rate of 20 percent, according to two people familiar with the matter. That would be higher than President Donald Trump wants—setting up a key decision for the president on a top legislative priority.
The proposal comes ahead of a settlement conference next week in a lawsuit filed by Common Cause and the local NAACP branch claiming discrimination due to the city’s relative lack of early-voting locations.
Victoria Spartz won control of the seat on the sixth ballot during a Republican caucus Wednesday evening, beating Kenley’s handpicked successor.
Sen. Joe Donnelly is considered one of the most vulnerable Democratic senators on 2018 ballots. That’s drawn U.S. Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita into a nasty feud for the Republican nomination.