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.

The Great Black Hope

Why are some Indy Democrats looking for an African-American to run for Mayor next year?

7th Circuit Hears Indiana Same-Sex Marriage Case

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The State of Indiana today argued before a federal appeals court that a lower court ruling was incorrectly decided and the Legislature is within its authority to define marriage-licensing requirements in the traditional way of one man, one woman.

Capitol Conversations

Indy Politics sits downs and talks with Governor Mike Pence and House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath to get their respective assessments on how Indiana is faring.

Robinson Responds

An effort by Indianapolis City-County Councilor Leroy Robinson to quell a controversy regarding his display of a “Hands up, don’t shoot” sign at last Monday’s City-County Council meeting seems to be having the opposite effect.

Legal Challenges Perform Check and Balance

By Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller

Recently some have questioned why the State of Indiana has brought lawsuits against our federal government. While this litigation is adversarial by nature, it is a necessary part of our constitutional process. 

Mr. Pence Goes to Iowa

Why is Indiana Governor Mike Pence heading to Iowa next month?

On the Air

Be sure to catch on the air this weekend.  Our topics will include everything from the upcoming 7th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing regarding Indiana’s same-sex marriage law to the swearing in Indiana’s first female justice.

Ballard Speaks to Charter School Closing

Indy Mayor Greg Ballard says the closure of a charter school for alleged cheating shows that accountability works.