Bucshon votes to secure critical funding for Indiana ports and waterways

  On Wednesday, the House passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), a reform-minded, fiscally responsible bill that strengthens our nation’s water...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Warrick County Medical School Site Revealed

Medical_District_Master_plan WARRICK COUNTY, Ind. — Warrick County officials released their drawings to locate an expansion of the Indiana University School of Medicine at a site...

Marriage debate will be tricky next year for Republicans

  Posted by: Lesley Weidenbener By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com John Krull, publisher, TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, described the upcoming battle in the...

WALORSKI, INDIANA LAWMAKERS CALL FOR HEALTH CARE ENROLLMENT NUMBERS

            Here are the Health Care Numbers:         Walorski: Elizabeth Guyton 202-225-3915; elizabeth.guyton@mail.house.gov Brooks: Alex Damron 202-226-5377; alex.damron@mail.house.gov Bucshon: Nick McGee 202-225-4636; nick.mcgee@mail.house.gov Coats: Matt Lahr 202-224-5623; matt_lahr@coats.senate.gov Messer: Liz Hill 202-225-3021; liz.hill@mail.house.gov Rokita: Zach Zagar 202-225-5037; zach.zagar@mail.house.gov Stutzman:...