Eric Holcomb

ACLU Sues Indiana Over Latest Anti-Abortion Law

Apr 25, 2019
ACLU of Indiana leadership discusses their latest abortion lawsuit against the state. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

The ACLU of Indiana followed through Thursday on its threat to sue the state over the latest anti-abortion law.

The suit comes one day after Gov. Eric Holcomb signed the legislation into law.

Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate reached a final agreement Tuesday on what will likely be the state’s next two-year budget.

House Amends Gaming Bill, Seeks Transparency

Apr 11, 2019

After substantial changes were made to this session’s gaming bill, an amendment was added Thursday to increase transparency. It was in response to a report that Gov. Eric Holcomb had met privately with the Gary casino’s CEO.

Senate Republicans released their budget proposal Thursday, but Democrats say plans to address teacher pay are still lacking.

Holcomb Signs Hate Crimes Protections Into Law

Apr 4, 2019

Gov. Eric Holcomb quietly signed into law Wednesday a bill that aims to create hate crimes protections.

Women4Change Indiana executive director Rima Shahid says leaving sex and gender out of hate crimes legislation is particularly harmful. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Hate crimes legislation advocates say Gov. Eric Holcomb should veto a current bias crimes bill if lawmakers don’t make it more comprehensive.

Water Infrastructure Funding Bill Passes State Senate

Mar 27, 2019

Legislation to fund water infrastructure improvements in the state is headed to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s desk. The bill passed unanimously in the Senate on Tuesday. 

Holcomb Insists Hate Crimes Debate Isn't Over

Mar 26, 2019
Gov. Eric Holcomb speaks at the 2019 Indiana Leadership Prayer Breakfast. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

Gov. Eric Holcomb insists this session’s debate over hate crimes legislation isn’t over. And he says he’ll continue to advocate for a more expansive list of victim characteristics in the measure.

The Indiana House Chamber (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

The Indiana House voted on a floor amendment Monday that would create hate crimes protections in state law.

Gov. Eric Holcomb says he wants Hoosiers to contact their lawmakers to urge them to pass a hate crimes bill with a list of victim characteristics. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

Gov. Eric Holcomb is staying steadfast in his push for a hate crimes bill that includes a list of victim characteristics.