Gov. Eric Holcomb has argued in his lawsuit that only he has the authority to call for a special legislative session. But Attorney General Todd Rokita says Holcomb can’t proceed with the lawsuit without his consent.
Former GOP congressman Rokita enters AG race, seeks to oust Hill
Todd Rokita, 50, said he didn’t want to challenge an incumbent from his own party, but an Indiana Supreme Court decision suspending Hill’s license makes it clear he shouldn’t hold the office.Read More
The state is taking aim at the firms for “their respective roles in allowing the Fox Club and Lakeside Pointe apartment complexes in Indianapolis to fall into egregious disrepair.”
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita’s office got its day in court Wednesday to argue why it thinks Gov. Eric Holcomb shouldn’t have been allowed to hire his own attorneys to sue the Indiana General Assembly. A ruling isn’t expected for at least several weeks.
Todd Rokita says that only he—or an attorney he authorizes—can file a lawsuit on behalf of the state. Plus, he argues that lawmakers can’t be sued during a legislative session.
Attorney General Todd Rokita is being paid by private businesses for consulting work, including $25,000 a year for advising a Connecticut-based pharmaceutical company, according to a newspaper report.
Todd Rokita, who represented Indiana’s 4th district from 2010-2018 and served as secretary of state from 2002-2010, has taken a job as general counsel and vice president of external affairs for Apex Benefits.
Dozens of state and local races are on the ballot as are proposals to amend the Indiana Constitution to restrict state spending and to let IPS spend more. But thousands of voters have already cast ballots.
Short answer: It depends which Democrat you compare him to.
U.S. Senate Republican candidate Mike Braun also has the most cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, although most of the funding is coming from himself.
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.
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana is holding strong against would-be challengers when it comes to fundraising ahead of what’s sure to be a competitive 2018 race.
The Republican Party selected Todd Rokita and Susan Brooks during caucuses to fill vacancies created last month when the two pulled out so that they could seek the party’s nomination for governor.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita and House Speaker Brian Bosma are also among potential nominees.
Now that Trump has claimed Pence on the national ticket, who will replace him here in Indiana?
If Gov. Mike Pence is picked, the GOP would only have until July 15 to name a replacement to the Indiana ballot to run against Democratic nominee John Gregg. Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb would likely be in the running as well.
Congress has dedicated the money to Indiana roads and bridges as part of a 5-year, $281 billion compromise over transportation spending. The measure also includes $500 million for public transit in Indiana.
Secretary of state warns candidates that if he prevails in court, his securities division staff will pursue any money the candidates received from the Indiana State Teachers Association’s political action committee.
Democrats picked Vop Osili over Carmel attorney Tom McKenna. He'll face Fishers Town Councilman Charlie White in November.
Both Democrats seeking their party's nomination for Indiana secretary of state are critics of the state's voter identification
law, which they would have a role in enforcing as the top state election official.