Indy Politics Turns Three

This week marks three years since Indy Politics first appeared on the scene; that includes nearly 3,000 blog posts, 750,000 page views and countless Cheat Sheet items.   Thanks to all of you for reading and our partners for helping keep us up and running! 

Day Dismisses GOP “War on Women” Attack

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Although the co-chair of the Republican National Committee disputes the claim her party is engaged in a “war on women” she admits the GOP needs to do better at communicating their message to women voters.

So What’s the Full Story?

Want the full scoop behind Richard Mourdock’s resignation, Eric Turner’s removal from House Leadership, and why some Indy Democrats want a black candidate for Mayor?   Then get today’s Cheat Sheet!

Turner Loses Leadership Post

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Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma announced this afternoon that State Rep. Eric Turner is losing his leadership due to an ethics scandal earlier this year.

Mourdock to Resign

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Sources are telling Indy Politics that Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock is resigning today.

On the Air

We’re on the air this weekend, talking about the issues facing Indiana.

Indiana Gets One-Year Extension on NCLB Waiver

As first reported yesterday in "The Cheat Sheet", the state of Indiana has received a one-year extension for its No Child Left Waiver, however the federal government has warned there is still a lot of work to be done.

Braun to Assume Helm of Workforce Development

Governor Mike Pence today announced that Representative Steve Braun will serve as Commissioner for the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) after he concludes his term as a state representative in mid-November.

Council Committee Approves Public Safety Tax

The Indianapolis Star reports an Indianapolis City-County Council committee Wednesday recommended approving a slight income tax hike to hire more Indianapolis police officers, but critics said it will still leave the department woefully short.

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Indiana Expected to Get No Child Left Behind Waiver

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The state is expected to announce tomorrow that it has received approval for its No Child Left Behind Waiver.