The Pence administration today named Ted McKinney as the new Director of the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. He was appointed by Governor Mike Pence effective January 7, 2014.
Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson announced today that she has finalized the settlement of the federal securities fraud lawsuit with the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) and the National Education Association (NEA).
The Fishers Town Council has decided to postpone a vote on imposing a one percent food and beverage tax.
Evansville Mayor Lloyd Winnecke is joining the chorus of Hoosier Republicans who are opposed to HJR-6, the marriage amendment.
Although he has been named as a possible contender to fill the spot being vacated by Dwayne Sawyer, Don Bates, Jr. is expressing little interest in the job of State Auditor.
Democratic Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz says Governor Mike Pence’s new state agency on education has been interfering with her Department and that is the reason for the recent controversy between to two parts of State government.
I just wanted to wish all you a great Thanksgiving from all of us at Indy Politics. We are thankful for all your support and look forward to serving you in the future. If it weren’t for you I’d have to get a real job, like practicing law, and who wants that?
by Luke Messer
While the first Thanksgiving Day feast occurred during the Pilgrims’ and Indians’ harvest celebration in the 1600s, it was President Abraham Lincoln who declared Thanksgiving Day a national holiday.