Eric Holcomb

Holcomb Signs Landmark Gambling Bill

May 8, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law Wednesday legislation that makes seismic shifts in Indiana’s gaming industry.

Opioid Treatment Providers Get New Oversight

May 6, 2019
Sen. Erin Houchin on the Senate floor. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Jeanie Lindsay

newly signed law will provide more structure for opioid treatment providers. The move aims to ensure Hoosiers who need medication-assisted treatment are receiving comprehensive care. 

Bills Penalizing Revenge Porn Become Law

May 6, 2019
The Indiana Statehouse (FILE PHOTO: Peter Balonon-Rosen/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Legislation that imposes civil and criminal penalties on those who share so-called “revenge porn” is now state law.

Holcomb Announces First Round Of Trails Grants

May 2, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb poses with the head of the Speedway Trails Association, which received the single largest award from the first round of the Next Level Trails program. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Dozens of organizations across Indiana will get money to build out more than 40 miles of new trails.

Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the first round of his trails grant program Thursday.

Gov. Eric Holcomb and legislators pose with students at Seymour High School after signing a career and technical education bill into law. (Zachary Herndon/WTIU)
Justin Hicks

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a career and technical education bill into law Tuesday afternoon at a high school manufacturing center in Seymour, Indiana. 

State and local politicians gathered at Richard Lugar Plaza in Indianapolis to remember the late senator who died Sunday. 

Gov. Eric Holcomb defended how Republican budget writers prioritized the state’s dollars as he signed a new budget into law. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the state’s next two-year budget into law Monday as he defended how Republican budget writers prioritized the state’s dollars.

Zach Herndon / WFIU News

Long-time Indiana Senator Richard Lugar is being remembered as a giant in Indiana politics. The Republican died Sunday at the age of 87.

Lugar served two terms as mayor of Indianapolis before joining the senate in 1977. He served until 2013.

Along with Democratic Senator Sam Nunn he led the effort to help the former Soviet states dismantle their weapons of mass destruction and nuclear arsenals.

Lugars’s longtime colleague and friend former Indiana Democratic Congressman Lee Hamilton says Lugar was known for his commitment to bipartisanship.

President Donald Trump spoke at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting in Indianapolis Friday. He touted what he calls his accomplishments protecting Second Amendment rights.

Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a bill to expand Indiana’s Stand Your Ground law at the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting. 

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