Several attorneys are calling on the Indiana Supreme Court to overhaul the state’s public defender system. They filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to spell out rules, procedures and standards for defending those who rely on the state’s public defender system.
Author: Barbara Brosher
The lawsuit argues a Bedford ordinance restricting the content of yard signs violates the First and Fourteenth amendments.
Republican Trey Hollingsworth moved to the state last year and is funding his campaign, with the help of his father. Democrat Shelli Yoder ran unsuccessfully in 2012 but says she will represent Hoosiers well because she grew up in Indiana.
A dramatic shakeup this week in Indiana politics has us all wondering, what’s next? Gov. Mike Pence will make a run for the White House as Donald Trump’s vice presidential candidate. That means the GOP will have to find someone to replace Pence on the gubernatorial ballot.
A proposal to ban people from keeping chickens as pets within city limits resulted in more than two hours of emotional public comment. Several cities and towns in Indiana have passed ordinances allowing for backyard chicken keeping in residential areas.
For the first time in more than two decades some of Indiana’s prisoners could get help from the federal government to pursue a college education. The Obama administration announced last year the creation of the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program.
The cost of sentencing a person to the death penalty is staggering. It puts a strain on county budgets and taxpayers. But should money play a role in deciding whether or not to pursue the death penalty?
One year after an HIV outbreak, a rural Indiana community grapples with its new reality. We take you back to Austin, where nearly 200 people are now living with HIV.
As Asian carp continue to wreak havoc on Indiana’s rivers and streams, wildlife officials are trying to find the best approach to address the invasive species.
Medical device manufacturers are getting a temporary tax break. It amounts to millions for some companies like Bloomington-based Cook Medical.