Craft beer debuts at the event this month, the latest lobbying victory in a series that has not gone unnoticed by the brewing giants.
The ultimate taste test may come soon at the State Fair. Though only Indiana breweries and wineries have been invited to participate this year, Carmichael would like to add the much-larger brands.Read more
Outside of his home district in Northern Indiana, congressman Joseph S. Donnelly Sr. was a relative unknown—until an upset election victory over Richard Mourdock thrust him into a Senate seat and the national spotlight.
In a chamber where one party enjoys a thin majority, Indiana’s junior senator has garnered disproportionate influence as one of a handful of Democratic legislators from red and purple states who hold swing votes.Read more
Corporations enjoy such privilege, I think I’ll become one.
As of today, I am no longer Philip Gulley, private citizen. I am now Philip Gulley Inc. No more pesky taxes for me, no more heeding the rule of law, no more respecting the common man or struggling to pay the bills.Read more
Plus, many local tweeters pine for springtime, even as they send up fellow citizens for prematurely dressing for it.
Says @PowellDan, “I’m ready for the summer vortex!” And @magtastic adds, “Maybe a little premature for tanks and short shorts, ladies.”Read more
In light of Russia’s retaliatory move to ban Coats and other U.S. government leaders from visiting, the Indiana senator issued his own list, that akin to Letterman’s Top 10 kitsch.
While many political leaders and elected officials have Twitter accounts voiced by staffers—de facto mouthpieces for the digital age—Coats set his feed apart on that medium.Read more
A dearth of new amendments on the Senate floor today means the measure is at a standstill.
A question remains: Is Freedom Indiana here to stay? “What I am willing to say is that we are certainly in a good position with HJR-3,” says campaign manager Megan Robertson. “Hopefully this is the last we hear of it, but if it’s not, then we will be back to fight it.”Read more