A top state lawyer argued Friday that Indiana’s constitution gives the Legislature full authority to meet when it wants, urging a judge to reject the governor’s lawsuit challenging the increased power state legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies.
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Indiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature has approved numerous abortion restrictions over the past decade but its top leaders said Thursday it won’t hurry to adopt legislation patterned after a new Texas law that bans most abortions.
INDIANAPOLIS — Power, sadly, often responds only to power. That’s the reality of the redistricting process in which the Indiana General Assembly now is engaged.
Just minutes after 2 1/2 hours of testimony criticizing the Republican redistricting process, activists learned that leaders didn’t plan to consider one of citizens' major demands: public, statewide hearings after the publication of new district lines.
America was more open-minded in 1971 than today, at least in one circumstance.
For decades, local and state leaders in Indiana have rightly allotted considerable energies to debates and discussions around education, higher education, and workforce preparation.
Hoosiers want more competitive legislative districts that prioritize communities of interest together, rather than splitting their vote, according to a report from the Indiana Coalition for Independent Redistricting.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Nearly 20 state legislators are protesting Indiana University's decision to require all students and employees to receive COVID-19 vaccinations, and they want the governor to block the move. A letter dated Tuesday to Gov. Eric Holcomb
Indiana’s attorney general argues in new legal filings that the governor is wrongly trying to use the courts to expand his powers with a lawsuit challenging the authority state legislators have given themselves to intervene during public emergencies.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In agreeing to hear a potentially groundbreaking abortion case, the Supreme Court has energized activists on both sides of the long-running debate who are now girding to make abortion access a major issue in next year’s midterm elec