GARY, Ind. (AP) — A state senator from northwestern Indiana says he will continue his campaign for governor rather than seek the congressional seat being given up by Democratic Rep. Pete...
South Bend Tribune. September 5, 2019
A pause on ILEARN, a conversation about accountability
The first set of scores for Indiana's new ILEARN test has everyone on the same page, at...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A possible Democratic challenger to Indiana Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has decided against entering the 2020 campaign.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb committed no wrongdoing last year when he accepted two private jet flights paid for by a casino magnate to Republican Governors Association events,...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb brandished his front-runner status Saturday as he kicked off his re-election campaign with a rally extolling the state's economy while brushing off...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Republican Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb's re-election announcement (all times local):
Republican Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is touting the state's...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A longtime health care business executive hopes to turn his corporate experience into an asset as he seeks to unseat Republican Eric Holcomb from the Indiana governor's office...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb continues swelling his campaign bank account ahead of the expected formal launch of his re-election bid.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A first-term state senator from northwestern Indiana is becoming the first Democrat to take formal steps toward a 2020 campaign for governor.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A state grant program created by former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that funded three regional economic development efforts has been dropped despite supporters lauding its...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana House has responded to a newspaper's report on private jet flights that Gov. Eric Holcomb got from a casino magnate by inserting a provision into a sweeping...
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Gov. Eric Holcomb is set to become the first Indiana governor to deliver a spring commencement speech at Ball State University.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana casino magnate treated Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb to two private jet flights last year and made big contributions to Holcomb's largest 2016 campaign donor, all...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has a busy schedule during the annual National Governors Association winter meeting in Washington.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republican officials say Gov. Eric Holcomb has $4 million in campaign funds nearly two years ahead of his expected re-election bid.
The state GOP says Holcomb ended 2018 with more campaign cash in the bank that any previous second-year governor. Holcomb's political operation has even more money available when adding in the about $800,000 in Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch's campaign account and the state GOP's some $900,000.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb has been mostly quiet about a proposed hate crimes law that was killed in the Indiana Senate this week.
But the Indianapolis Star reports his office worked behind the scenes, pushing for the inclusion of transgender people in the bill — or not passing anything at all.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says he has opinions on major issues that are up for debate in the Statehouse and at the federal level but doesn't feel obligated to weigh in unless they directly relate to his legislative priorities.
"I'll get a lot more done carrying on with that approach," Holcomb said Friday during an interview with The Associated Press. "You get more done if you don't chase every issue of the day."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has joined 20 other Republican governors in calling for GOP leaders in Congress to approve a sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax code.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Chicago man pardoned after spending nearly a decade in prison for an armed robbery he didn't commit sued a northern Indiana city, its police chief and three officers on Monday. The suit alleges they framed him for the crime and "nearly destroyed his life."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has joined 14 other Republican governors in backing a last-ditch GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's signature health care law.
The governors sent a letter Tuesday to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, writing that they "appreciate" the bill by GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham.
"We call on the members of the United States Senate to move quickly to repeal Obamacare and replace it," they wrote.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indiana officials reaction to Republican's effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local):
Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly says he opposes a last-ditch Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
The Democrat said in a statement Wednesday that a bill by GOP Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham "would harm Hoosiers." His statement follows Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb's signing of a letter with 14 other GOP governors backing the proposal.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A former Indiana lawmaker and state agency head is announcing a campaign for Congress, billing himself as a "conservative business leader."
Steve Braun, who led Indiana's Department of Workforce Development until last month, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission on Aug. 31, establishing his campaign committee. The Zionsville Republican is seeking the seat being vacated by current GOP Rep. Todd Rokita, who is running for the Senate.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has headed to Colorado for this week's Republican Governors Association meetings.
The governor's office says Holcomb is attending events Monday and Tuesday in Aspen, Colorado, for the Republican governors group, including a meeting with The Aspen Institute.
Holcomb took office as governor in January and attended a bipartisan National Governors Association conference in Washington, D.C., in February.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has started a new entity to raise money for his campaign committee and the state Republican Party.
The Team Holcomb political action committee that was launched in late June will split contributions, with 70 percent going to Holcomb's campaign and 30 percent to the state GOP.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana governor's office faces a backlog of public records requests largely stemming from Vice President Mike Pence's tenure, and the delay has been exacerbated by Pence's refusal to give his successor digital access to his emails, including those sent from a private AOL account he sometimes used to conduct state business.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislators sent Gov. Eric Holcomb a measure Tuesday that would eventually give the governor authority to appoint the state schools superintendent, a post that has been elected by voters for more than 150 years.
House Speaker Brian Bosma, an Indianapolis Republican who sponsored the bill, said keeping the head of the Department of Education off the ballot will absolve the position from partisan politics. Holcomb backs the measure and is expected to sign it.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Thursday that he supports the Republican bill to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, which would slash funding for a low income health care program that was one of Vice President Mike Pence's legacy achievements as governor.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's new governor on Thursday pardoned a Chicago man whose request languished under then-Gov. Mike Pence despite evidence the man was wrongly sent to prison for an armed robbery conviction.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Eric Holcomb was sworn in Monday as Indiana's new governor, calling on the state to do more for those who "feel they've been left out" despite a growing economy and low unemployment rate.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on inauguration of new Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (all times local):
New Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the state can't become complacent in spurring economic growth.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Eric Holcomb's inauguration as Indiana governor will complete a whirlwind ascension in the past year from a virtually unknown candidate to the state's top office.
Holcomb had spent a decade as a top aide to former Gov. Mitch Daniels and state Republican chairman when Gov. Mike Pence appointed him lieutenant governor in March. Holcomb then became the GOP nominee for governor in July after Pence became Donald Trump's running mate.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana governor-elect Eric Holcomb says he'll announce his choice for state auditor on Monday.
The Republican needs to choose a new state auditor because current Auditor Suzanne Crouch was elected as Holcomb's running mate to be the next Indiana lieutenant governor. The new auditor will be sworn in on Jan. 9 along with Holcomb, Crouch and other statewide officials at the Indiana State Fairgrounds.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's new first family plan several events to celebrate the inauguration of Republican governor-elect Eric Holcomb.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new bridge spanning the Ohio River between Indiana and Kentucky has been named after the 19th Century explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
The new Lewis and Clark Bridge, which was previously known as the East End Crossing, opened to traffic Sunday. It is one of multiple bridges connecting southern Indiana with the Louisville Kentucky metro-area.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislative leaders are advocating a go-slow approach to expanding the state-funded preschool program and warning there might be little money to boost school spending in the next state budget.
The pre-K program was launched in five of Indiana's 92 counties last year to widespread interest: Officials received applications for more than double the 2,500 openings for low-income children that the $10 million in state funding allowed.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LGBT advocates delivered petitions with more than 5,000 signatures to incoming Indiana governor Eric Holcomb, asking him to support civil rights protections based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Chris Paulsen of the pro-gay rights group Freedom Indiana says polling shows most Indiana residents support the idea.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Monday that he and those in his administration will keep working hard through the end of his term and before he moves to Washington to be vice president.
The Republican governor told reporters at the Indiana Statehouse that his "wonderful team" plans to "serve Hoosiers to the very last hour."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb is on a stay-the-course path as he prepares to replace Gov. Mike Pence in the state's top office in early January.
The sweeping wins by Indiana Republicans in Tuesday's election also largely decided that there won't be rapid expansion of the state-funded preschool program or any extension soon of state civil rights protections to include sexual orientation and gender identity.