Gov. Eric Holcomb is asking the state’s high court to review a judge’s ruling that upheld a new law giving legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies.
Conservative lawmaker says leaders drew maps to oust him
Freshman Rep. John Jacob, himself a Republican, says Republican leaders “butchered” his legislative district and redrew it in a way that is designed to deny him re-election.Read More
UPDATE: Indiana Senate, House approve redrawn election maps
In the finale of the once-in-a-decade redistricting process, the state legislative and congressional maps made it out of the Legislature with few changes from when they were introduced two weeks ago.Read More
Indiana House approves redistricted maps, sends them to Senate
The Indiana House on Thursday approved new state legislative and congressional election district maps, sending the maps to the Senate for consideration.Read More
Indiana’s governor backing schools on mask mandates
Indiana’s governor gave his support Monday to the growing number of school districts across the state issuing mask mandates for students and staff as they try to head off more COVID-19 outbreaks.Read More
An estimated 134,842 Hoosiers are currently unemployed and seeking jobs, the state reported Friday. That’s down from 137,857 in July.
Republican Sen. Scott Baldwin of Noblesville said he does not have ties to the group beyond a one-time donation in 2010.
After a years-long search for a compatible site, the state intends to build the 50,000-square-foot building on state-owned land in a primarily residential area.
Service providers can apply for up to $5 million per project to expand broadband to unserved and underserved areas around the state. Decisions on funding are expected in the spring.
Ten lawmakers—all Republican but one—have publicly announced intentions to either resign their seats soon or retire rather than seek reelection next year.
Startel Communication LLC allegedly helped robocallers from India, the Philippines and Singapore make more than 4.8 million calls to Hoosiers and hundreds of millions of calls to other states, Todd Rokita said Thursday.
Indiana’s governor said Friday he’s waiting to decide on whether to continue his court fight against a new law giving state legislators more power to intervene during public health emergencies.
Democrat Rep. Justin Moed and former Democratic Senate candidate Ashley Eason have both publicly announced interest in running for the Indiana Senate in a new downtown Indianapolis district.
Gov. Eric Holcomb’s signature was the final step in the redistricting for Indiana’s nine congressional seats and 150 seats in the state Legislature.
The October closures affect two Indianapolis offices along with others in Brazil, Danville, New Albany, Plymouth, Tipton and West Lafayette.
Democrats tried and failed to make several changes to the proposed state Senate and congressional maps.
Indianapolis would gain a new state Senate district under Republicans’ proposed district maps, but the changes likely would otherwise have little impact on the GOP’s 39-11 supermajority in the Senate.
The proposed maps essentially stayed the same as when they were released last week, with one minor amendment moving House districts in Fort Wayne to avoid splitting up an apartment complex.
Manufacturing Readiness Grants launched last year as a pilot to stimulate private-sector investments in modernizing Indiana’s manufacturing sector.
Some Indiana House Republican incumbents could go head-to-head with their GOP colleagues next election cycle, based on shifts in the proposed redistricting maps.
Drafts of the state’s proposed new congressional and House district maps released Tuesday by Republicans aren’t likely to make a sizable changes in Indiana’s political landscape.
The Indiana governor’s office has signed a contract paying a law firm up to nearly $200,000 for challenging the increased power state legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies.
Republicans on Tuesday are set to release proposed new Indiana House and U.S. House maps that they’ve drawn behind closed doors.