Former Gov. Daniels to Serve on Presidential Debate Commission

By Jess Seabolt
TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Gov. Mitch Daniels will serve on the commission that sets debates for the 2016 presidential election.

Turner Ethics Hearing Set for Next Wednesday

The Indiana House Ethics committee has scheduled the hearing for State Rep. Eric Turner for next Wednesday at 2 p.m.

GOP Floor Fight

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Are Indiana Republicans getting ready for a major floor fight at their state convention in Ft. Wayne in June?

The Hoosier Health Care Tour

Indiana Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. and  State Representative Tim Brown, M.D. are hitting the road together as part of the  “Hoosier Healthcare Tour,” a statewide tour to discuss the status of health and healthcare in Indiana.

Bloomberg: Mike Pence, a Koch Favorite, Mulls 2016 Run for President

Mike Pence has spent more than a decade courting the deep-pocketed small-government cadre that has come to dominate Republican politics: The Koch brothers, the Club for Growth and the Heritage Foundation.

Bates Calls Church Fraud Lawsuit “False Attack”

 

Republican State Treasurer candidate Don Bates, Jr., says a lawsuit accusing him of committing fraud against his former church is nothing more than a “false attack”.  

Lawson, Crouch Lead in Campaign Contributions & Cash on Hand

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Republican Secretary of State Connie Lawson is the statewide front runner when it comes to campaign contributions in the early months of the 2014 election season.

State Unveils Final Draft of New Academic Standards

 

The Department of Education (DOE) and Center for Education and Career Innovation (CECI) today released the final draft of proposed academic standards for Math and English/Language Arts that will guide Hoosier teachers as they create lesson plans.

A Quick Thought on the Pacer Deal

by Abdul-Hakim Shabazz

A number of people have been asking me what I think about the deal reached between the Indiana Pacers and the Capital Improvement Board.   To be honest, I have mixed feelings.  Actually, let me be more than honest, I wish it wasn’t necessary.

Simpson Demands $150,000 from City

An Indianapolis City-County Councilor who is suing the city regarding his 2012 arrest for interfering with public safety officials at a crime scene tells the Ballard administration that he will drop the litigation if they pay him  $150,000.