(TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) — Indiana hasn’t ruled out expanding mail-in voting again in the November election. A longtime conservative activist says he has questions about whether it’s legal. Terre Haute attorney James Bopp, successfully challenged New Mexico’s plans for a mail-in primary, while losing legal challenges in two other states. He didn’t sue in his […]

(FORT WAYNE, Ind.) — The four Republicans seeking the nomination for attorney general have made their pitch to the delegates at the party’s online state convention, with incumbent Curtis Hill at the center of the debate. Hill, former Congressman Todd Rokita, Decatur County Prosecutor Nate Harter, and Zionsville attorney John Westercamp all traveled to Fort […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Coronavirus is in retreat in Indiana, according to an IUPUI study. A random sample of 3,900 Hoosiers finds two-thirds fewer active infections than in the first round of the IUPUI study in late April. That turns out to have been the peak of the pandemic in Indiana so far — confirmed cases reported […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Starting Monday, it’ll be easier to get a coronavirus test. There are 204 testing sites in Indiana, but some of them will only test you if you have virus symptoms or fall into a high-risk group. Until now, that’s included the 50 state-organized sites operated by Minnesota- based OptumServe. Starting Monday, those sites […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana schools can reopen for the fall semester, with lengthy guidelines from the state for when they do. The Indiana Department of Education says schools should plan on a full 180-day school year, but says school boards can decide to do some or all of it through e-learning. A 33-page list of recommendations […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Indiana will begin allowing visitors at nursing homes again. Indiana followed federal guidance and banned visitors because of the risk of spreading coronavirus. One-eighth of Indiana’s cases and nearly half the deaths have been in nursing homes. But Family and Social Services Administration chief medical officer Dan Rusyniak says isolated from loved ones […]

STATEWIDE-– Democrat Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump have won Indiana’s presidential primaries. All of Biden’s rivals have already dropped out of the race. The former vice president’s haul of delegates from the Indiana victory pushes him closer to the 1,911 delegates he needs to capture the Democratic presidential nomination. Other Projected Winners In the […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Governor Holcomb says National Guard troops will remain ready to help local police on a day-by-day basis. Guard troops have deployed in Fort Wayne, and began protecting the statehouse and state-owned monuments after Saturday night’s vandalism. Holcomb says the state doesn’t have to wait for local leaders to ask for assistance, but is […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Tuesday’s deadline to return absentee ballots for that day’s primary has sparked a furious round of finger-pointing between the Marion County clerk and Indiana’s secretary of state. Clerk Myla Eldridge is asking the Indiana Election Commission to extend the noon deadline for ballots to be received at clerks’ offices. Marion County received 123,000 […]

STATEWIDE — Nearly $180 million is headed to Indiana from the federal government for transportation projects in the works throughout the state. The latest round of funding is for two projects: double-tracking the South Shore Line in northern Indiana and the Purple Line bus route in Indianapolis. $77.5 million of that money will be going […]