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Indy Chamber joins opposition to marriage amendment

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A Central Indiana business group announced Tuesday that it will join an effort opposing a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Hundreds of...

Ritz, ed board rift escalates with lawsuit

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s Democratic schools chief and its Republican education board are now in an all-out brawl. State Superintendent Glenda Ritz filed a lawsuit Tuesday against 10 members of the Board of Education...


Below is a list of felony cases that were filed by the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday, October 21, 2013.   Richard Robb Jr                 Dealing in Methamphetamine-Class A Felony Resisting Law Enforcement-Class A Misdemeanor (Habitual Offender Enhancement)     For...

Discover Southern Indiana this fall

            I love the fall season in Indiana. Our state has so much to offer that the whole family can enjoy. Whether it’s a weekend getaway in Brown County or a day spent exploring caves...

Lawmakers ask pension board to keep annuity program in-house

By Lesley Weidenbener TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A legislative commission recommended Monday that pension officials scrap a proposal to privatize one part of the state retirement benefit system but lawmakers didn’t address plans to cut the rate...

Pence appoints public officials, business leaders to new transportation panel

   Posted by: Lesley Weidenbener Staff report TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mike Pence has named members to a new panel he’s tasked with creating the state’s next transportation plan. The group will review projects related to water, air, road...

Healthsouth Deaconess rehabilitation Hospital RECEIVES NATIONAL PRESIDENTS’ CIRCLE AWARD

  HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital received the National Presidents’ Circle Award during HealthSouth’s Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet held Oct. 11 in Boston, Mass. HealthSouth Deaconess is one of only 10 hospitals in HealthSouth’s nationwide network...

Dr. Bucshon Comments on September Jobs Report

(Washington, DC) – The Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report released this morning, shows that the U.S. unemployment rate was at 7.2% in September, while the economy only added 148,000 jobs, lower than what economists expected. Rep. Bucshon (IN-08)...

Vanderburgh Human Society-Pet of the week-Remi

Remi – Remi is a 1-year-old tuxedo kitty. His previous family surrendered him due to a sudden development of allergies, and he’s now waiting patiently in the cageless cat lounge for his new forever family!...

Education policy debates don’t focus enough on students

   Posted by: Lesley Weidenbener By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com John Krull, publisher, TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Terry Small makes a simple point. Small, a learning specialist, says the human brain processes information in specific ways. It has a bias, he explains,...

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