| Mar 9, 2011
| 3:32 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana House of Representatives adjourned for the rest of the week Wednesday, but Speaker Brian Bosma did so with a "glimmer of hope" the legislative stalemate that began more than two weeks ago could be approaching its final...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 7:12 PM
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY — All eyes will be on Indianapolis Thursday.
Thousands are expected to gather at the Statehouse to support unions and workers' rights.
This time around, about 20,000 people are expected to show up at the Statehouse.
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:11 AM
URBANA, Ill. -- It's been nearly three weeks since Democrats in the Indiana House of Representatives fled the state and set up an outpost in this Illinois college town.
Most of the 40 members of the caucus have been staying at a Comfort Suites hotel amid...
| Mar 23, 2011
| 8:45 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wednesday was a historic day in the Indiana General Assembly, but the reason didn't please everyone in the Statehouse.
Democrats in the House of Representatives continued their legislative boycott for the 31st consecutive day, which...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 4:22 PM
St. Joseph County leaders are mulling over how to react to a new Indiana law that will bar local governments from enforcing their own gun restrictions.
The new law, which takes effect July 1, means people could begin carrying firearms into public...
| May 23, 2011
| 2:18 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Ask Indiana lawmakers about tax increment financing, and many of them start by calling TIF “a good tool” for communities to fund infrastructure and attract new development.
Then they usually add an “if” or...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 3:32 PM
MISHAWAKA - Former Democratic state legislator and local businessman Burnett C. Bauer, father of current and longtime state Rep. B. Patrick Bauer, died Friday at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. The Granger resident and founder of Bauer Soft Water...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 6:20 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - If the scene Tuesday at the Indiana Statehouse was a true preview of the General Assembly's next session, then 2012 is going to be another tumultuous year in the legislature.
Republicans, who hold large majorities in both the House of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:33 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma has a large red sign
in his office that reads, "Keep calm and carry on."
It's a reproduction of a poster the British government made in 1939 to
reassure citizens at the start of World War II.
| Jan 5, 2012
| 7:43 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Growing tension among defiant House Democrats facing stiff fines and sparse resources threatens to disrupt a no-show effort aimed at blocking a bill that would make Indiana the first state in more than a decade to enact right-to-work...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:36 PM
GOSHEN -- As some state lawmakers on Thursday took aim at the Department of Child Services, the agency's director told a group of child welfare advocates that recent changes have allowed DCS to investigate more complaints while seeing fewer child...