GovBeat: indiana


Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Indiana wants to give an Olympic champion a tax break

Slopestyle bronze medalist Nick Goepper’s tax bill depends on a conference committee.

By Reid Wilson  |  02:00 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  indiana, newsletter, taxes

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/25/2014

Why Indiana’s push to require cursive writing education could be a good thing

Some studies show cursive may be good for brain development.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, indiana, legislature, newsletter

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Session preview: Delayed by cold, Indiana has gay marriage and taxes on tap

When the session does begin, one of the biggest headlines will be over whether lawmakers approve a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  08:30 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  indiana, legislature, medicaid, medicaid expansion, same sex marriage, same-sex, session preview, tax, tax cuts, taxes

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Nearly 2,400 state lawmakers return to work this week

Sessions begin in 19 states.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, Idaho, indiana, Legislation, legislature, legislatures, newsletter

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Republicans back away from Common Core as legislative roadblocks advance

Under pressure from conservative activists, Republican governors are revisiting Common Core standards.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:01 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Florida, georgia, indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, newsletter, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, States

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013

Northeastern states will press Midwest, Appalachia on clean air

Democratic governors hope to force Midwestern and Appalachian states to clean up their air.

By Reid Wilson  |  09:05 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, Delaware, Environment, Illinois, indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island, Tennessee, VERMONT, virginia, West Virginia

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013

In 16 states, unemployment is at its lowest in at least four years

But the nation is still far from enjoying a full jobs recovery.

By Niraj Chokshi  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, employment, Florida, georgia, indiana, jobs, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Unemployment, Wages & Employment, wisconsin

Posted at 06:28 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Don’t count Mike Pence out of the 2016 race just yet

The Indiana governor hints that he’s not out of the 2016 running.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:28 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, GOP, indiana, republicans, white house 2016

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/30/2013

States slow to spend billions in TARP funds for underwater homeowners

Nineteen states have been slow to spend money aimed at keeping people in their homes, an inspector general report found.

By Reid Wilson  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Arizona, California, economy, housing, indiana, Nevada, newsletter, Oregon, States, tarp

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Immigration legislation booms in state capitals

State legislators are taking up immigration reform amid federal inaction.

By Reid Wilson  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colorado, georgia, illegal immigration, immigration, in-state tuition, indiana, States

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/23/2013

The Republican case for Common Core

Conservatives from Georgia to Michigan have lambasted the Common Core proposal. But Republicans helped develop it.

By Reid Wilson  |  12:08 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alabama, common core, education, georgia, indiana, Michigan