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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.

Mr. Pence Goes to Iowa

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

Pence on Rush, Reversions and Ritz

Indiana Governor Mike Pence talks to Indy Politics and Statehouse Press corps about the appointment of Loretta Rush as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, his office’s reversion of funds from state agencies, even though the state has a surplus and his relationship with Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz.

Pence: State Will Pay Adoption Subsidies for Special Needs Kids this year

By Lesley Weidenbener
TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly 1,400 families who adopted special needs children out of foster care are in line to receive state subsidies under an order Gov. Mike Pence gave a state agency Tuesday.  The Department of Child Services will fund the $10 million in subsidies out of unspent money it would have otherwise reverted back to the state’s main checking account.

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Feds require state to talk to Native Americans for HIP 2.0 proposal

By Lesley Weidenbener
TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS – State officials met Tuesday with members of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in an effort to satisfy federal regulators who are considering a proposed expansion of the state’s low-income health insurance program.

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Pence Wants Answers from Washington on Immigrant Children

WIBC-FM reports as more than 200 immigrant children are being relocated to Indiana from the border, Governor Mike Pence has questions for Washington regarding their status.

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Pence Says Comprehensive Approach Needed to Fight Crime

With the recent spike in violence in Indianapolis and other parts of the state, Indiana Governor Mike Pence today outlined what the state is doing to help fight crime.

Pence Raises $1.2 Million in Second Quarter

Although he isn’t on the ballot again until 2016, either as Governor or Presidential candidate,  Indiana Governor Mike Pence brought in more than $1 million in the second quarter.

Pence, Lawmakers Open to Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing

Although violent offenders will serve more time behind bars under Indiana’s new criminal code, Governor Mike Pence and State Representative Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon)  both say they are open to looking at mandatory-minimum sentencing for violent gun crimes.

Indiana Won’t Recognize Most Same-Sex Marriages

The Pence administration has issued a memo to state agencies saying it will only recognize one same-sex marriage in Indiana.