DANA, Ind. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sens. Todd Young and Mike Braun have introduced legislation to rename the post office in Dana, Indiana, after Ernie Pyle, the celebrated war correspondent who was...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Navy has agreed to name a warship in honor of late Indiana Sen. Richard G. Lugar.
Sen. Todd Young announced Wednesday that Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Maggie Hassan is leading a bipartisan effort to help more students earn college credit while still in high school.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's two Republican U.S. senators are supporting the Trump administration move that puts two military projects in the state on hold in the shift of Pentagon funding toward...
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana county has landed a $3 million federal grant for construction of a road that will serve a planned high-tech industrial park.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed a South Bend lawyer to be a federal judge for the Northern District of Indiana.
Republican Sens. Todd Young and Mike Braun says the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Opposition to President Donald Trump's Saudi Arabia policy and use of executive power is building in Congress, where senators have introduced more legislation aimed at blocking...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — Several state and local officials are expected to join a celebration of the Indiana Dunes as the newest national park.
The ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Indiana Dunes...
CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A historic site in southern Indiana is now part of a new 1,200-mile (1,931-kilometer) expansion of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The main airports in Fort Wayne and Evansville are receiving $18 million in federal grants toward improvement projects.
U.S. Sen. Todd Young's office says a $9.2 million...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress want to modernize computer maps that assess which natural resources and infrastructure in the Great Lakes region are most vulnerable to...
CRANE, Ind. (AP) — The visitors' center at southern Indiana's Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center has been named in honor of a Marine who was killed in action in Afghanistan.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Fort Wayne attorney Holly Brady to serve as a federal judge for the Northern District of Indiana.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Todd Young is co-sponsoring legislation that would expand a federal program which rewards nurses who work in underserved areas.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Reaction to the death of former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who died Thursday at age 91:
"Birch Bayh was a trailblazer who dedicated himself to improving the lives of all...
PORTER, Ind. (AP) — A new effort is being made in Congress to designate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore along Lake Michigan as a national park.
A bill for the designation has been filed by Indiana Sens. Todd Young and Mike Braun and Rep. Pete Visclosky. The same proposal was approved by the House in 2017 but failed to get through the last Congress. The Senate didn't take a vote.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young says Indiana will receive two federal grants totaling $40 million to increase the capacity of sections of Interstate 65 in south central and north central Indiana.
Young says the two $20 million grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation will upgrade 4 miles of I-65 southwest of Columbus and 6 miles north of Lebanon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Indiana Sen. Todd Young has been picked to lead the National Republican Senate Committee during the 2020 election cycle.
Young was elected as committee chairman by his fellow Republicans on Wednesday. He had the support of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and outgoing committee chairman Cory Gardner of Colorado.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Sen. Todd Young has launched a bid to become chairman of Senate Republicans' campaign committee during the 2020 campaign, a cycle where the GOP will face a tougher electoral map that could undermine their recent gains in the chamber.
A formal election for the position won't be held until next Wednesday, but Young says his bid to lead the National Republican Senate Committee is supported by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. So far, he has not drawn an opponent.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis attorney is set to become the newest judge for a federal court district that's been in a judicial emergency for years.
The U.S. Senate confirmed J.P. Hanlon as a federal judge Thursday for the Southern District of Indiana. He's currently a partner in the Indianapolis office of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP.
Hanlon will join Indiana's Southern District, which declared a judicial emergency after a longtime judge took senior status in 2014, creating a heavy caseload.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A county councilman in northeastern Indiana has been selected to fill the seat of the outgoing Republican leader of the Indiana Senate.
Allen County Councilman Justin Busch defeated Parkview Health public safety director Tom Rhoades on Tuesday at a Republican caucus of Senate District 16 officials in Fort Wayne. Busch is the northeast Indiana director for Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young and has been an aide to other senators.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — One of the largest business organizations in the U.S. is endorsing Republican Mike Braun in the Indiana Senate race.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that it was backing the businessman and former state lawmaker, who is challenging Sen. Joe Donnelly, one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for re-election.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's U.S. senators have introduced legislation designating a large aircraft hangar in Fort Wayne as the site of a proposed National Airmail Museum.
The legislation sponsored by Republican Sen. Todd Young and Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly mirrors a proposal Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Banks introduced in February.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's two senators are praising President Donald Trump efforts to recover the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korean War.
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican Sen. Todd Young issued a joint letter Tuesday that welcomes the effort. The two note that more than 170 soldiers from Indiana never returned from the war.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Both of Indiana's U.S. senators say they support the nomination of a longtime member of the U.S. Marshals Service as the new federal marshal for the state's northern district.
The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump nominated Todd Nukes to become federal marshal for the district covering roughly the northern one-third of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated attorneys Holly Brady of Fort Wayne and J.P. Hanlon of Indianapolis to serve as federal judges in the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.
Sens. Todd Young and Joe Donnelly jointly announced the nominations Tuesday.
If confirmed by the Senate, Brady would serve in the Northern District. She's a partner in the Fort Wayne law firm of Haller & Colvin, where she focuses on civil, employment, and labor litigation.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The widow of a World War II veteran who died in 2010 has received a posthumous Purple Heart on his behalf.
U.S. Sen. Todd Young pinned the medal on 90-year-old Marjorie Eberle's blouse Friday during a ceremony for her late husband, Earl Eberle, at an American Legion post in Bloomington.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed a southern Indiana county sheriff as a new federal marshal for the state.
Senators approved Scott County Sheriff Dan McClain for the position during a voice vote this week. The White House announced in November that President Donald Trump was nominating McClain to become federal marshal for the district covering roughly the southern two-thirds of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly's campaign raised $1.2 million during the last three months of 2017, pushing the total up to $5.3 million, his campaign announced Friday.
The Democrat is considered one of the most vulnerable 2018 incumbents and is a top Republican target. He will face the winner of the Republican primary, which has drawn sitting Reps. Todd Rokita and Luke Messer, as well as Mike Braun, a wealthy former state lawmaker, as candidates.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Both of Indiana's U.S. senators have endorsed President Donald Trump's nominee to become a federal judge in Indianapolis.
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican Sen. Todd Young introduced Indianapolis attorney James Sweeney during his nomination hearing Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
They both urged quick Senate confirmation of Sweeney for the position with the U.S. District Court that covers the southern two-thirds of Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The monthlong period for political candidates to enter Indiana's May primaries is opening, during which time the size of the Republican field for the party's U.S. Senate nomination will be determined.
The Republican race to decide the challenger to Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly will be Indiana's top primary race. Senate candidates must submit signatures of 500 registered voters from each of Indiana's nine congressional districts to make the ballot.
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — Hundreds of family members and friends cheered for members of an Indiana National Guard unit based in Kokomo who are being deployed to Kuwait.
Dignitaries including Gov. Eric Holcomb and U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly and Todd Young joined in Tuesday evening's departure ceremony for about 250 members of the 38th Sustainment Brigade at the Kokomo Event Center.
The National Guard says the soldiers will be performing operations in countries such as Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq and Syria.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Members of an Indiana National Guard unit based in Kokomo are being deployed to Kuwait.
National Guard officials say about 250 members of the 38th Sustainment Brigade will be recognized during a departure ceremony on Tuesday at the Kokomo Event Center. The soldiers will be performing operations in countries such as Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq and Syria.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A push to honor acclaimed World War II war correspondent Ernie Pyle with a national day of recognition is gaining steam in Congress.
U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, who represents northeastern Indiana's 3rd District, is preparing a resolution similar to one Indiana's two senators recently introduced.
The resolution penned by Sens. Joe Donnelly and Todd Young seeks to make Aug. 3, 2018, National Ernie Pyle Day.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Sen. Todd Young joined a growing chorus of Republicans calling on embattled Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore to drop out of the race.
Moore has been accused of having sexual contact with two teenage girls and pursuing three others decades ago. But so far he has denied the allegations, first reported by The Washington Post, and refuses to drop out of the Alabama Senate race.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump has arrived in Indianapolis on his first trip to Indiana since his inauguration.
Air Force One touched down about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Indianapolis International Airport. Trump is heading to the Indiana State Fairgrounds, where he is giving a speech touting the Republican-led federal tax overhaul effort.
Trump will be speaking to an invitation-only audience and is only scheduled to be in the city for a couple hours.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding a $4 million grant to help with lead cleanup efforts in East Chicago.
The northwest Indiana city is home to the USS Lead Superfund site, where lead was once salvaged from old car batteries and scrap metal.
Hundreds of families were recently moved out of the nearby West Calumet Housing Complex after tests found high lead levels in blood samples of some children.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two Republican congressmen seeking to unseat Sen. Joe Donnelly have criticized his response to fellow Democrats' questioning of an Indiana judicial nominee that focused on her Catholic faith.
Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita, both candidates in Indiana's GOP Senate primary, say statements made last week by Democratic senators, including Dianne Feinstein of California, amounted to anti-Catholic religious "bigotry."
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The two Republican Indiana congressmen running for the Senate say they voted against a $15 billion disaster aid package supported by President Donald Trump because it allows too much deficit spending.
Reps. Luke Messer and Todd Rokita were in the minority of Friday's 316-90 House vote. Republicans cast all the "no" votes against the plan, which also increases the federal debt limit.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A U.S. senator has visited a Holocaust museum in western Indiana to speak out against the violence in Charlottesville.
Republican U.S. Sen. Todd Young of Indiana condemned the "hate, bigotry and violence" as he spoke at a luncheon for Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce members Thursday, the Tribune-Star reported .
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is making a stop at the Indiana State Fair with Gov. Eric Holcomb.
The Tuesday visit is part of Perdue's "Back to Our Roots" tour, which has taken the former Georgia governor to five Midwestern states.
Perdue is expected to tour the fair with Republican Sen. Todd Young. Later he will sit in on an agriculture "listening session" with Young, Holcomb, Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and other state officials.
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — The federal housing secretary is expected to meet with several state leaders while visiting a northwestern Indiana city where about 1,000 were forced to move from a public-housing complex because of lead contamination.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's two U.S. senators say they're seeking qualified individuals to fill state-level leadership positions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sens. Todd Young and Joe Donnelly announced Monday they will review applications for the two posts and make a joint recommendation to President Donald Trump, who then will select the nominees.