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Responses To Signing Of Religious Freedom Resoration Act

Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and some people aren’t too happy about it. (see Pence Signs SEA 101 In Private Ceremony) The bill stirred up some controversy as it made it’s way through Indiana’s legislature due to speculation that the bill would legalize discrimination, … Read More

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Katip, Chenoweth Show Support For Religious Freedom Bill

By TERRY WHITE Grace College Rivals on the basketball court but partners when fighting for a common cause, the presidents of Grace College, Winona Lake and Bethel College in Mishawaka were among those attending the private ceremony this morning in which Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the … Read More

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IEDC Requests More Funding For Regional Cities Initiative

Community leaders from across Indiana urge state lawmakers to fully fund the Indiana Regional Cities Initiative at $84 million, after funding for the initiative was reduced to just $10 million a year in the state budget proposed last month by the Indiana House of Representatives. “The biggest threat … Read More

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Remembering Notre Dame’s Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church, and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, … Read More

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Indiana Launches Website Courting International Companies

InvestIndiana.com, a multi-language website promoting foreign direct investment in Indiana, has launched as a resource for international businesses considering Indiana for investment and job creation. “This website is a conversation starter,” said Victor Smith, Indiana Secretary of Commerce. “Indiana and international businesses both speak the same language, and … Read More

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Gov. Pence at North American International Auto Show

Governor Mike Pence spent the day at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, strengthening relationships with automotive industry leaders and showcasing Indiana as home of the second largest automotive sector in the United States. “It’s easy to see Indiana’s role in the global automotive … Read More

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Pence Issues State Of The State, Focus On Budget and Schools

“Tonight, on the eve of our bicentennial year, I stand before you as your governor to proudly report that the state of our state has never been stronger,” said Gov. Mike Pence during his state of the state address Tuesday night. “Indiana is on a roll, and I’m … Read More

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Gov. Pence Wishes Hoosiers A Happy Holiday

Today, Indiana Governor Mike Pence released a video wishing Hoosiers a Merry Christmas. “The holidays are a time of tradition for families all across the Hoosier state,” stated Pence. “From trimming the tree to singing carols and enjoying time with friends, loved ones and neighbors, every Hoosier family … Read More

Governor Pence Unveils 2015 Education Agenda

By KARA BROOKS Office Of Indiana Governor Pence At the Bingham Greenebaum Doll 2014 Legislative Conference this morning, Governor Mike Pence unveiled his education agenda for the upcoming legislative session which begins on Tuesday, Jan. 6. “For Indiana to continue to prosper, education must work for all of … Read More

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Indiana Joins 16 Other States In Lawsuit Against Obama

Yesterday, in a letter to Attorney General Greg Zoeller, Governor Mike Pence directed that the State of Indiana join 16 states in a lawsuit seeking to have President Obama’s executive order that unilaterally changed American immigration laws without input from Congress ruled unconstitutional. Governor Pence issued the following … Read More

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Pence, Ellspermann Opposing ‘Waters Of The US’ Rule

Indianapolis – On Friday, Governor Mike Pence and Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann sent a letter to both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging them to withdraw the proposed rule that redefines “waters of the United States” protected under the Clean Water … Read More

Pence Announces DWD Commissioner

Governor Mike Pence today announced that Representative Steve Braun will serve as Commissioner for the Department of Workforce Development after he concludes his term as a state representative in mid-November. Current Commissioner Scott Sanders will continue to serve the agency as Senior Deputy Commissioner of DWD, providing operational … Read More

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Pence Orders Agencies Ignore Same-Sex Marriages

According to Inside INdiana Business, the general counsel to Indiana Governor Mike Pence has issued a memo to state agencies instructing them to act as if a federal judge’s ruling striking down Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage had not been issued. A judge has approved an emergency stay … Read More

Indiana Deputy Chief Of Staff Resigns

Governor Mike Pence today accepted the resignation of his deputy chief of staff, Marilee Springer. Subject to receiving clearance from the Ethics Commission, Springer will return to Ice Miller LLP, resuming her position as a partner.  Prior to joining the Pence administration, Springer was a lawyer at Ice … Read More

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Governor Pence Hosts Tax Conference

INDIANAPOLIS – Today Governor Mike Pence, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Revenue host the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference at the Indiana Government Center. The conference brings together nearly 200 local and national tax experts and policy makers to focus on ways … Read More

Pence Opposes Proposed EPA Regulations

Governor Mike Pence issued the following statement after President Obama and the EPA proposed this morning that states be required under the Clean Air Act to reduce carbon emissions from existing power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030. “Once again, the Obama Administration is advancing … Read More