Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb has renewed the COVID-19 public health emergency for the 23rd time through March 4th. Holcomb had previously committed to ending the public health emergency in the future. The state has been under the COVID-19 public health emergency declaration for nearly two years, since it was first issued back on March 6, […]

The Indiana Department of Health says a total of 16 Hoosiers have died from the flu for the 2021-22 flu season. Of the 16 who have died, 10 of those people were ages 65 and older, 5 were between the ages of 50-64, and one person was younger than 50. Flu deaths in the Hoosier […]

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s unveiled a 42 point road safety plan last Thursday that includes the promotion of ‘speed safety cameras.’ Buttigieg’s plan is backed by $42 billion in funding from the Biden administration’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan. Nonpartisan motorist advocate groups are against the plan. This includes the National Motorists Association, which argues […]

The political rumor mill is abuzz that Mike Sodrel is making a return to politics. Word is he will be attempting to reclaim Indiana’s 9th Congressional District seat, which he held more than a decade ago. Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss the clash between Sodrel, State Senator Eric Houchin, and another potential big name […]

Of all the pressing issues that are facing Indiana, a group of Republicans aren’t making vaccine mandates, taxes, or executive powers their focus. They’re zoned in on regulating soda. Specifically what prices companies can charge for soft drinks across the entire state. Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss a bizarre, radical left bill, which would […]

Congressman Trey Hollingsworth is calling it quits. His decision not to run again is rumored to be fueled by a run for governor in 2024. But Indiana has a recent history of not rewarding congressmen who abandoned safe seats to seek higher office (Rokita, Messer, and Stutzman). Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz discuss Hollingworth’s decision […]

Former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi unexpectedly passed away Wednesday night. On this week’s Statehouse Happenings, Rob Kendall and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz remember their friend and sometimes controversial political figure. The two share anecdotes and some never heard stories about one of the most interesting figures in recent memory of Indiana politics. Photo Credit: