Indiana Republican congressional candidate Luke Messer unveiled his first campaign ad on Monday. The 30-second spot calls the former state representative a proven conservative and promises to continue in the tradition of Governor Mitch Daniels and incumbent Congressman Mike Pence, who is stepping down to run for governor this year. Speaking to a crowd of… Continue reading Messer Launches First TV Ad
Several lawmakers from the region have responded to President Obama’s annual State of the Union address, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who earlier criticized the speech before it was delivered. The responses follow the official GOP reaction from Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and an unofficial one from U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., who… Continue reading Area Lawmakers React to State of the Union Address
Following President Obama’s annual State of the Union address that called for domestic nation-building, job creation and a fair economy, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., delivered his own response. During the speech, Mr. Obama focused primarily on the economy and reiterated that every citizen must pay their share and play by certain rules to regulate… Continue reading Paul Delivers State of the Union Response
The Sherman Minton Bridge was closed indefinitely Friday by Indiana transportation officials after a crack in a load-bearing element was found during a routine inspection. In a statement, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear promised to help Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and ensure public safety until the bridge can be inspected more thoroughly. “I have directed the… Continue reading Beshear Promises Assistance to Evaluate Sherman Minton Bridge
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is urging members of his state’s federal delegation to support Speaker John Boehner’s plan aimed at averting the first default in U.S. history. What’s interesting is that Daniels, who served as Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget under former President George W. Bush, indicts his former administration when… Continue reading Daniels Endorses Boehner Debt Ceiling Package
The three people seeking the Indiana governor’s office will debate for the third and final time this evening at Indiana University. Republican incubment Mitch Daniels, Democrat Jill Long Thompson and Libertarian Andy Horning will answer written questions submitted by the public. The hour-long debate begins at 7:00pm. It will be broadcast live on WFPL.