INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman...Show More Summary
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Documents: Indiana Senate candidate billed campaign $2K in airfare for family trip to California.
Groups with ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have upped their investment in Indiana’s Senate race.
Indiana Senate lawmakers passed a bill out of committee Wednesday that would protect unborn babies with genetic abnormalities like Down syndrome from being aborted. The ban on abortions based on genetic abnormalities or gender was added as an amendment to Indiana House Bill 1337 in committee Wednesday, the Indy Star reports. A similar Senate bill […]
Tesla Motors has succeeded in making legislators nervous for supporting the measure.
Looks like Rep. Todd Young will be on the Indiana ballot after all. The post Rep. Todd Young to remain on Indiana Senate primary ballot. appeared first on RedState.
Leading Off: ? IN-Sen: Rep. Todd Young is the GOP establishment's pick against tea partying Rep. Marlin Stutzman in the May primary and for the most part, his campaign has gone off without a hitch. Young holds a huge cash advantage, Stutzman's campaign has been plagued with staff turnover, and Stutzman's allies sound reluctant to spend on his behalf. Show More Summary
The legislation, which would impose harsher penalties for crimes spurred by prejudice, will soon be debated by the Indiana House of Representatives.
David Long, president pro tem of Indiana's Senate, promised another attempt to extend nondiscrimination protections to LGBT Hoosiers next year.
The sponsor of the Indiana Senate's bill to extend anti-discrimination protections to lesbian, gay and bisexual people is pulling the proposal from consideration, dealing a serious blow to efforts to pass legislation this year. Republican Sen. Travis Holman said Tuesday he was disappointed but...
Today, HRC responded to the news that SB 344 will not advance in the Indiana Senate. Although it was previously scheduled for a second hearing today, according to the bill’s author, the legislation will not be considered and will therefore fail to meet the required deadline this year. Show More Summary
Republican lawmakers in the Indiana senate have killed a civil rights bill that would have offered non-discrimination protections to gay, lesbian and bisexual Hoosiers. The bill, however, would not have provided protections for the state’s tran… Read The post Indiana GOP Lawmakers Kill Controversial LGB Rights Bill That Excluded Transgender Hoosiers appeared first on Towleroad.
A pro-life lawmaker in Indiana is moving forward with a bill to protect unborn babies from being discriminated against because of their gender or a disability. “What we hear from doctors is — it would really be better off if you were not born,” Indiana state Sen. Liz Brown said of the discriminatory abortion practice. […]
DEEPLY FLAWED NON-DISCRIMINATION BILL WITH DANGEROUS ANTI-LGBT RELIGIOUS REFUSAL LANGUAGE ADVANCES IN INDIANA: Last night, an Indiana Senate committee voted to advance deeply flawed legislation that would unacceptably exclude any and...Show More Summary
Neither advocates nor opponents appeared to be pleased following the advancement by a senate panel Wednesday of a heavily amended civil rights bill in Indiana protecting gay, lesbian, and bisexual Hoosiers. The bill excluded transgender...Show More Summary
An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday moved to repeal a religious objections law that drew widespread attention to the state last spring after critics said it would sanction discrimination against gay people. The unexpected move came while the committee was discussing a measure that would grant...
Tonight, HRC responded to a vote in the Indiana Senate Rules & Legislative Procedure Committee to advance deeply flawed legislation that would unacceptably exclude any and all protections for transgender Hoosiers, would undermine existing...Show More Summary
An Indiana Senate committee on Wednesday shut down SB 66, a proposed bill that would have repealed last year’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and permitted greater allowances for anti-LGBT discrimination all in the name of so-called “r… Read The post Indiana Senate Shuts Down Anti-Gay ‘Super RFRA’ Bill appeared first on Towleroad.
A Republican state senator in Indiana has introduced an LGBT civil rights bill that fails to offer any protections for transgender Hoosiers. The new bill, SB 344, may have gutted transgender protections because a previously proposed bill, SB 100, fai… Read The post Indiana Senator Introduces Gay Rights Bill That Leaves Out Transgender Protections appeared first on Towleroad.
While many people were focused on celebrating the holidays at the end of December, some legislators in Indiana had other things on their mind. Indiana Senate Bill 35, which Senator Tomes introduced, would require transgender individuals to use restrooms and locker rooms designated for the gender they were assigned at birth. Show More Summary