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The Lobby Registration Commission staff will be working from home until April 7 to comply with Executive Order 20-09, issued by Gov. Eric Holcomb on March 24. Certain procedures have been changed until further notice. During this time, any reporting […]

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March 20, 2020  •  

Indiana Delays Primary to June 2

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Gov. Eric Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-07 today, postponing the May 5 presidential and state primary elections to June 2. The governors order is due to the state of emergency he declared on March 6 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 13, 2020  •  

Indiana Legislature Adjourns

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The second regular session of the 121st General Assembly adjourned sine die on March 12, after a 14-hour session. Gov. Eric Holcomb signed 25 of the 45 bills received in the last two days of the session. This is including […]

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Allen Superior Court Judge Jennifer DeGroote blocked the city of Fort Wayne from enforcing a pay-to-play ordinance. The ordinance restricts how much money the owners of companies could give elected officials and still bid on city contracts. Under the ordinance […]

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Fort Wayne, Indiana City Hall

Allen Superior Court Judge Jennifer DeGroote heard arguments on Wednesday in a case focused on a 2018 Fort Wayne City Council ordinance. The ordinance limits financial contributions of contractors and their family members to political campaigns in Fort Wayne. The […]

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More ethics and campaign finance changes happening at the state level. Check out which states are making moves in today’s NYCU Video Digest!  

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The first regular session of the 121st Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die on Wednesday, April 24. The legislative session lasted 112 days, with adjournment coming five days before the statutory April 29 deadline. During the last day of the […]

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Incumbent Democrat Sen. Joe Donnelly has lost his senate seat after an aggressive election contest brought by Indiana State Rep. Mike Braun. Braun, a Republican state politician and businessman, unseated Donnelly in a state heavily supportive of President Trump. As […]

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Indianapolis Councilor Jeff Miller has plead guilty to four felony counts of battery on a person less than 14 years old. The plea deal triggers Miller’s resignation from the City-County Council. A special election is not required as the Republican […]

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The Fort Wayne City Council passed another bill related to pay-to-play practices. Similar to last year’s pay-to-play ordinance, the City Council overrode Mayor Tom Henry’s veto in a 7-2 vote. The newly passed measure, prohibits business entities, with any officer, […]

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The Indiana special session convened and adjourned on May 14, as expected. The special session had a limited agenda and the bills considered could not be amended. The Legislature passed bills related to taxes, school safety, and the takeover of […]

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Gov. Eric Holcomb called a special session for May 14, 2018. On the top of Holcomb’s list is a school safety spending bill and a bill needed to harmonize state tax code with federal tax code. The special session is […]

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On March 14, the second regular session of the 120th Indiana General Assembly adjourned with several bills pending on the floor. As a result, Gov. Eric Holcomb plans to call a special session for May. On top of the Holcomb’s […]

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The second regular session of the 120th Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die very late on March 14, 2018. The final minutes of the session were hectic as lawmakers rushed through bills. Despite the rush, several bills were left pending […]

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