STATEWIDE — You probably heard last week that Indiana’s children are struggling to read. The state’s IREAD test scores came back indicating that every 1 in 5 third graders in Indiana reads at a level below what they should be. Even though there was a slight improvement in overall reading efficiency among Indiana’s third graders, […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer announced Friday he is stepping down from his role after six and half years. Hupfer gave notice to members of the Indiana Republican State Committee of his intention to step down immediately upon the election of his successor, according to a release. “Serving as the chairman […]

INDIANAPOLIS–The man who led Indiana’s economic development efforts for Gov. Eric Holcomb now hopes to succeed him as governor. Brad Chambers filed the paperwork Thursday morning to form his campaign for governor in 2024. This is the first step in the formal process of running for Governor. Chambers resigned as Indiana’s Secretary of Commerce earlier […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — Some Indiana political and business leaders will be in Washington D.C., next month for the annual D.C. Fly-in event on September 20-21. Part of the event will focus on cybersecurity with presentations from Homeland Security.   Greg Ellis, Indiana Chamber vice president of energy, environment, and federal relations, says the event is […]

MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic has officially been renamed in honor of Hoosier Representative Jackie Walorski. Indiana leaders, including Congressmen Jim Banks and Rudy Yakym, went to the unveiling of the Jackie Walorski VA Clinic in Mishawaka Wednesday. Yakym Tweeted, “Jackie fought tirelessly for our veterans in Congress, and it […]

  INDIANAPOLIS –An organization called Communities in Schools (CIS) has launched a back-to-school initiative to improve graduation rates and create jobs in Indiana. CIS provides funding and resources to 14 school districts in Indiana, including Indianapolis, and aims to expand partnerships statewide.   CIS recently received support from philanthropic partners, including $165 million from the […]

  STATEWIDE — Indiana Task Force 1 (IN-TF1) has been fully activated as a Search and Rescue team with 70 personnel to aid the search efforts for the Maui wildfire.   The team received their activation orders yesterday and is currently working on securing flights to Maui. The departure time for today has yet to […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s attorney general released a legal opinion in January that THC-based products like CBD, with some exceptions, are Schedule 1 drugs. However, CBD manufacturers and sellers like Shadi Khory disagree with Rokita’s opinion, and he said that people like him have been under an unnecessary microscope from law enforcement. “For two years the […]

FISHERS, Ind. — As libraries around the state are reviewing (and possibly reshelving) books for younger readers, one famous Hoosier author is making his frustrations clear. If you do not know the name John Green, chances are that others in your family will.  The Indianapolis resident has written popular novels – many of which have […]

STATEWIDE — Indiana Medicaid members’ person information has been exposed in a security breach. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration says the names, addresses, case numbers and Medicaid numbers of more than 744,000 members of Indiana Medicaid were exposed in the breach. The breach happened through a piece of software called MOVIEit, which is used […]