WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, were questioned about various subjects in a House committee hearing on Thursday. Rep. Jim Banks was among the lawmakers on the House Armed Services Committee that have several questions for the two men. Banks pressed Austin about […]

STATEWIDE — Hoosier leaders are responding to former President Donald Trump’s indictment on criminal charges. Former Vice President and Indiana Governor Mike Pence – who has publicly disagreed with Trump on certain issues in recent months – called former President Trumps indictment “unprecedented,” “an outrage,” and a “political prosecution.”  He Tweeted, “The American people will […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Now that the bill banning gender-affirming care has been passed by the state legislature, it’s now up to Gov. Eric Holcomb to decide if the bill will become law. The bill would make it illegal for anyone in Indiana under the age of 18 to get gender-affirming care, such as hormone therapy, puberty […]

URBANDALE, Iowa. — He’s heard the call from the federal judge. Now, it’s time for the former Vice President to put together a game plan. While in Iowa Wednesday, Mike Pence said his team is reviewing the order from a judge to testify in the Justice Department’s investigation into the attempted overturning of the 2020 […]

WASHINGTON — It seems that lawmakers who supported the Inflation Reduction Act may not have been as forthcoming about the numbers within the measure. Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act in July of last year intended to help Americans out with rising inflation as well as push new climate initiatives. It also extends the Affordable […]

CARMEL, Ind. — After stepping away from Purdue University and considering a run for the U.S. Senate, Mitch Daniels has decided on his next career move. The former Indiana Governor and Purdue University President will be working at an education foundation based in Carmel.  The Liberty Fund website says the organization promotes “the ideal of […]

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — With Rep. Jim Banks planning to run for the U.S. Senate in 2024, candidates are announcing their intentions to run for Banks’ current seat in the U.S. House. Already State Rep. Andy Zay and Judge Wendy Davis have made their intentions known they would like to represent the Republican ticket come […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A former President and Vice President will be returning to the Circle City in mid-April. Former Vice President and Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be stopping by the National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings & Exhibits convention in Indianapolis this April.  He will be a featured guest speaker at the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum […]

WASHINGTON — China is engaging in economic coercion to get its way. That’s the assertion from Sen. Todd Young of Indiana. Young spoke to an economic think tank known as CSIS. He said a bill that he has authored would give the president additional powers to help American allies who may be feeling the economic […]

STATEHOUSE — Republicans blocked several amendments offered up by House Democrats to a bill that would ban gender affirming care for trans kids in Indiana. Inside the statehouse, State Rep. Robin Shackleford efforts to pass four amendments to the bill failed. One of the amendments would have placed the state legally liable for any adverse […]