Elections & Politics

Hoosiers caught violating Indiana’s hands-free driving law will now get an added penalty: points on their driving record, enough of which can lead to a suspension of their license.

Hoosier lawmakers will host meetings across the state in early August to solicit public feedback on the state’s redistricting process.  

Rep. Banks Off Jan. 6 Committee

Jul 22, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected Trump-ally Rep. Jim Banks for a seat on the House Committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol.

It’s still extremely early in the 2024 race for Indiana governor. But the only Republican who’s formally announced his bid is trying to stake an early claim in the race.

It will still be weeks before Indiana lawmakers can gather to redraw congressional and state legislative district boundaries. That’s because of delays in getting necessary information from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Federal courts won’t expand vote-by-mail in Indiana any time soon after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a case on the issue Tuesday.


The West Lafayette City Council on Monday voted unanimously in support of efforts to reform how the state’s political boundaries are drawn. 

The West Lafayette City Council officially rescinded the city’s COVID-19 mask ordinance Monday night. 

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus’s upcoming town halls will provide an update on the past legislative session and gather input on what the focus should be next year.

The Hoosier Lottery is on track to break sales and revenue records this year, delivering more money than ever back to the state.

Indiana saw 32 highway work zone deaths in 2019, the most recent year with available data. That’s higher than any year in almost a decade. But researchers at Purdue University are trying to use data to stop accidents before they happen.

Starting next week, the Indiana Department of Insurance will have a new commissioner for the first time in more than a decade.

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Indiana Democrats are getting a boost from the national party, in part because of Republicans’ political domination in the Hoosier State.

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Indiana will elect a new state treasurer next year. And a county Republican Party official became the first to officially throw his hat into the ring Monday.


The 2024 race for Indiana governor is officially underway. Republican Eric Doden announced Thursday he’s running for the state’s highest office.