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Eric Berman

Eric Berman has been WIBC and Network Indiana's political reporter and statehouse bureau chief for two decades, and has covered the administrations of six governors. Eric began his radio career at WIOU in Kokomo, and worked at WOWO in Fort Wayne before joining WIBC in 1994. His work has earned numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Indiana Broadcasters Association, United Press International, and the Associated Press, including the AP's Indiana Reporter of the Year award. He has been cited by Howey Politics Indiana as one of Indiana's most trusted political reporters. Eric was a semifinalist in the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions in 1987, and has co-authored five trivia books with Lou Harry, including "Biggest Trivia Book Ever -- and That's a Fact!"

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Legislators and the Pence administration are working on an energy efficiency proposal to replace the dismantled Energize Indiana plan. Governor Pence has said he'll propose an energy efficiency plan in his State of the State address next month. And House Utilities and Energy...
INDOT will experiment this winter with new snowplows redesigned to clear two lanes of highway at once. Instead of a plow blade on the front of the truck, the new "tow plow" has an underbody blade to clear the truck's path, and a trailer hauling a double-wide blade that sweeps...
Columbia City Senator Jim Banks' wife Amanda has been formally sworn in to replace him while her husband is serving in Afghanistan. Amanda Banks says any policy differences between her and her husband will be small. Both are conservative Republicans -- Amanda Banks is vice...
Indianapolis Senator Jim Merritt is the latest Republican to rule out a run for mayor. Merritt had been assessing the race since Republican incumbent Greg Ballard announced last month he wouldn't run again. But the legislative session doesn't end until six days before the...
(RTV6 file photo) A 13-year-old Cincinnati girl injured in the Indiana State Fair stage collapse three years ago is asking an appeals court to throw out the legal cap on what the state can be sued for. Jordyn Polet was 10 when high winds blew down the rigging at Sugarland's...
The state's disciplinary panel for lawyers and judges is seeking the immediate suspension of Muncie's City Court judge. The Judicial Qualifications Commission filed 13 misconduct charges last week against Dianna Bennington, including allegations of jailing defendants for...
Governor Pence's trip to Israel later this month will combine the public and personal -- and maybe the political. Governor Pence has scheduled three days of trade meetings, with a particular focus on Israeli aerospace companies. At $57 million, Israel isn't among the top 25...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard (left) and Meridiam Infrastructure's Joe Aiello (WIBC,com photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis has selected a French, British and American consortium to build the new Marion County Justice Center. The French firm Meridiam Infrastructure will hold a 70...
Governor and Mrs. Pence greet fourth-graders at Indiana's Statehood Day observance at the statehouse. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Governor Pence has revealed more details of a six-week torch relay leading up to Indiana's bicentennial in 2016. The torch relay will begin at...