Attorneys defending Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's order to bar state agencies from helping Syrian refugees resettle in his state have been fiercely questioned by a federal appeals court. The three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago zeroed in on the intelligence and intent behind the Republican vice presidential candidate's order.
Earlier this week, Trump received the endorsement of former Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight -- one of the state’s most famous Hoosiers. But, Trump lost out on another prominent endorsement Friday when Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced he’s throwing his support behind Texas Senator Ted Cruz.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has named former Indiana GOP chairman Eric Holcomb to be the state's new lieutenant governor, replacing Sue Ellspermann, who's stepping down to pursue the presidency of Ivy Tech Community College.
Glenda Ritz formally announced her campaign Thursday at an event in Indianapolis. The state schools superintendent has clashed repeatedly with Republican Governor Mike Pence and his appointed State Board of Education over education policy.
The changes to the religious objections law were announced Thursday morning, and approved by both chambers that afternoon. Republican Gov. Mike Pence later signed the altered measure, which takes effect in July.
The Indiana Attorney General's office says same-sex couples who married in the two days after the state's gay marriage ban was first struck down should confirm their marriages were properly recorded.
The Attorney General's office sent a memo to county clerks saying those couples faced unusual circumstances because same-sex marriages were allowed for a short time before a ruling against the ban was put on hold by a federal appeals court.
The Times of Munster reports those marriages might not be legally valid if couples didn't solemnize their marriage within 60 days of receiving a marriage license or the county clerks didn't record them within 3 days.
The office says those couples could obtain a new license and complete the necessary steps to avoid any uncertainty.