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Aug 29

Turner Loses Leadership Post

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.

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Mourdock to Resign

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

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On the Air

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

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Aug 28

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.

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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.

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Aug 27

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.

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The Great Black Hope

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

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Aug 26

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.

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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.

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