Republican lawmakers in Indiana are determined not to fail this time around in pushing for a state constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. On Monday, a Republican-controlled House committee approved the amendment requirement by a 8-4 vote along party lines.
Indiana's senior senator, Richard Lugar (R-IN), plans to seek a re-election in 2012.Lugar spokesman Mark Helmke said Tuesday that Lugar plans to run a vigorous campaign and is committed to winning a seventh term representing Indiana in the Senate.That effort has already begun.
As you bake the final sweets of this holiday season you may want to consider a recipe from our neighbor to the southeast. Boston cream pie may have found its way into our shared dessert lexicon, but what about Hoosier cream pie?
The loss of a Congressional seat for Illinois means the state could lose out on federal dollars. Data from the 2010 Census show that Illinois has been growing more slowly than states in the south and west.