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AFSCME goes with Quinn

The endorsement can be viewed less about support of Quinn, and more about fear, rejection, and even loathing of Rauner. A statement issued by AFSCME, quoting its director, Roberta Lynch, is telling.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Scott Walker, Illinois

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Toll road may gain new renter

If the Spanish-Australian partnership that leases the Indiana Toll Road goes bankrupt, the state has little to worry about, said one state lawmaker, after the Wall Street Journal reported the firm's restructuring plan. "I personally don't think it means anything," said Sen. Tom Wyss, R-Fort Wayne.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Fort Wayne, IN, US Governors

Sat Sep 13, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Endurance bike ride to benefit Indiana soldiers

A group of cyclists are pedaling with a purpose. They are riding 500 miles in five days to support Indiana soldiers.


Related Topix: Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, US Governors

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Snyder hires former Florida prisons chief to monitor Aramark contract in Michigan

Ed Buss, right, and Indiana Corrections Commissioner J. David Donahue listen as Gov. Mitch Daniels names Buss as new Indiana corrections commissioner succeeding Donahue on June 26, 2008, at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana. On Thursday, Sept.


Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Florida, Florida Government, Indiana, Indiana Government, US Governors

Sat Sep 06, 2014

Daily Kos

Yes dear, after 33 years, it looks like we are still married

This week I felt a little bit of the shame, and the panic, that some feel when subjected to voter ID laws. Mine though was not in relation to a basic right like voting, but related to a legally earned and owed benefit of my employment.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Thu Sep 04, 2014


Truly - ban' smokingTruly - ban' smokingTruly - ban' smokingTruly - ban' smokingKokomo Tribune

In January 2012, anti-smoking advocates were touting the results of a just-completed poll - and hoping the Indiana General Assembly would pass a statewide workplace smoking ban. According to that poll of 500 Hoosiers, 70 percent of Indiana voters supported a law that would prohibit smoking in indoor workplaces and public facilities, including restaurants and bars.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Indiana, Indiana Government, US Governors, Opinion

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Hoosiers: A definitive new history of Indiana

Sept. 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Indiana History Center; RSVP by Sept. 19 to or 233-5658 Indiana has changed not through revolution but gradually, through evolution.


Related Topix: Indiana, US Governors

The Republic

Divisive teacher rules approved by education board

The State Board of Education has approved new rules for Indiana teacher licensing that will cut requirements for obtaining certain permits.


Related Topix: US Governors

Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Daily Caller

Appeals Court Upholds Right To Work Law In Indiana

A federal appeals court narrowly upheld Indiana's right to work law Tuesday, banning mandatory union fees as a condition of employment.


Related Topix: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Governors, Conservative Political News

Muncie Free Press

Labor Day 2014 in Muncie IN

Labor had its day in the community as the Solidarity United Way Picnic drew a few hundred people to south Muncie to celebrate working people and those who built America.


Related Topix: Muncie, IN, US News, US Governors, Ball State University, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Journal and Courier

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Howey: Awaiting Evan Bayh's decision Why Indiana Democrats and Republicans alike are watching Bayh's next move.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Indiana, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

Toledo Blade

Unions prepared if right-to-work battles surface

Toledo's union workers will celebrate the American labor movement today by taking to the downtown streets and marching in organized fashion in the annual Labor Day parade.


Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Government, US Governors, John Kasich, Rick Snyder, Indiana, Indiana Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

Indiana high court halts ruling striking down right-to-work law

The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday halted a lower court's ruling striking down the state's right-to-work law.


Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, US Governors

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Gov. Pence picks new workforce development commissioner

The governor's office announced Thursday that current workforce development Commissioner Scott Sanders is stepping down to become the agency's senior deputy commissioner overseeing the unemployment insurance division.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBEZ-FM Chicago

A tale of two states

George Brown of Valparaiso, Indiana, works for a steel mill these days, but at one time, his main gig was construction - across the state border in Chicago.


Related Topix: Indiana, Valparaiso, IN, Pat Quinn, US Governors

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Security gates going up at governor's residence

Security is always a concern when it comes to the governor. Now, some of that concern is being expressed when it comes to the governor's residence on North Meridian Street.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, Plymouth, IN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Gov. Scott Walker's book to be released in paperback Tuesday

In a new three-page epilogue to the book detailing the Republican governor's 2011 fight with unions, Walker argues that his policies are still improving the state's budget and economy.


Related Topix: Scott Walker, US Governors, George Bush, W.

WSJV-TV South Bend


Ethics experts say a hole in Indiana's laws has allowed a private consultant to be paid to help shape state health care policy while also working for one of its major Medicaid vendors.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Carmel, IN, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New York Post

How to pay less for college

Think nothing can be done about spiraling college costs? Then take a look at Purdue University - and how President Mitch Daniels is proving otherwise.


Related Topix: Purdue University, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014


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She took her official oath in private Monday before a public swearing in ceremony at the Statehouse.


Related Topix: Indiana, US Governors, Richmond, IN, Central, IN, Opinion