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Former Indianapolis City-County President Stephen Clay is not running for re-election. In an e-mail today to his fellow Councilors, the eastside Democrat, with Republican help, led a coup last year against then-President Maggie Lewis told his colleagues… It has been my pleasure...
As Indiana lawmakers wrapped up their fourth week in session, House Speaker Brian Bosma says additional state funds may be needed to increase teacher pay despite Governor Eric Holcomb’s plan to dedicate more than $140 million to Indiana’s teachers. In his State of the State...
Now that South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has thrown his hat in the ring for President, we thought we would share some polling information with you regarding Buttigieg’s standing here in Indiana. When were polling the U.S. Senate race back in October, we also did some looking...
I’ve recently been reading the book, “The Radical King.” It is a collection of speeches by Dr. King that have been used to argue that King was “just as radical” as his earlier contemporary, Malcolm X. I don’t agree with that assessment, and I point to a speech he gave six months...
Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma tells me they may have to make some adjustments to the Governor’s funding request for the Department of Child Services if the agency’s trend of children under its care continues downward. Governor EricHolcomb has asked lawmakers for nearly $300...
Three Indiana House Democrats are looking for help in their efforts to remove Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hillfrom office. State Representatives Ed Delaney, Ryan Dvorak, and Matt Pierce sent a letter to their colleagues last Friday inviting them to join them as co-sponsors...
There’s been a lot of talk these days over at the Indiana General Assembly about increasing teacher pay and various proposals are surfacing to deal with the issue. Governor Eric Holcomb wants to repurpose Teacher Appreciation Grant dollars (to the tune of $60 million over the...
Here are a few items worth mentioning that are more than gossip and rumor, but not quite news. U.S. Senators Todd Young and Mike Braun have announced their committee assignments. Young will serve on Finance, Foreign Relations, Commerce, Science, and Transportation as well as...
A dispute over $3,000 in stormwater charges could have major implications for local governments across Indiana. The Indiana Tax Court ruled last month that the stormwater fees charged by the Town of McCordsville in Hancock County were actually taxes. The plaintiffs in the case...