(MARTINSVILLE, Ind.) – The 2022 election campaign is already underway. Morgan County Republican Chairman Daniel Elliott has formally announced a campaign for state treasurer, after making the rounds of party Lincoln Day dinners the last several weeks. He’s the first official candidate for the job, but at least two other Republicans are reported to be […]

INDIANAPOLIS — If you’re registered to vote in Indiana, you should check your mailbox for a postcard from the Indiana Secretary of State’s office. The office is mailing postcards as part of a statewide voter refresh, the Secretary of State’s office said Wednesday. The goal of the mailings is to identify outdated and inaccurate voter registration […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Gov. Eric Holcomb on Monday called out Attorney General Todd Rokita as part of state Republicans’ constitutional infighting over a new law about emergency powers. House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1123 created a way for lawmakers to convene an emergency session when the governor declares a state of emergency. The law came after some […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – About half of Hoosiers over 16 have gotten at least their first shot of the COVID vaccine, and state health officials estimate another 20% are firmly opposed to it. They’re focusing now on reaching that remaining 30%. State health commissioner Kris Box says the health department is sending a “toolkit” to doctors across […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana will begin vaccinating 12-to-15-year-olds against COVID-19 Thursday morning. The state will expand eligibility on its vaccine appointment portal at 8 a.m. to 360,000 Hoosiers in that age range, although appointments aren’t a requirement — you can get vaccinated on a walk-in basis. CVS pharmacies, which don’t use the state portal, have already […]

(SOUTHPORT, Ind.) – Two Indiana colleges are teaming up on an effort to recruit more teachers, by making a teaching degree more affordable. The new partnership between Ivy Tech and Marian University will allow students to take their first two years of base-level classes at lower-cost Ivy Tech, then complete their degree at Marian. They’ll […]

INDIANAPOLIS — If you want to receive unemployment benefits from the state of Indiana, you’re going to need to show that you’re looking for work. Governor Eric Holcomb on Tuesday signed an executive order requiring Hoosiers requesting unemployment benefits from the state to be actively seeking full-time work starting Tuesday, June 1. The federal government allowed […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – Indiana hasn’t opened coronavirus vaccinations to 12-to-15-year-olds yet, but with FDA approval in place, it’s likely to begin Thursday. The Indiana State Department of Health website says the department is awaiting a meeting of its vaccine advisory council Wednesday before expanding vaccinations. Once it does, 12-to-15-year-olds will register through the same online portal […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A new Indiana law set to take effect in July will take aim at racist language in home deeds. Though no longer enforceable, many homes still have it written that Black people and other minorities can’t live in certain communities. The language in communities that have restricted covenants is very clear, outlining […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb says he will issue an executive order this week that will reinstate the work requirement for those receiving state-level unemployment insurance benefits. People seeking unemployment benefits must actively seek employment and be available for work, a requirement the state has waived since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Ohio re-introduced its […]