Gov. Eric Holcomb this week announced judicial appointments in Howard and Vanderburgh counties, as well as an appointment to the St. Joseph County Judicial Nominating Commission.
Soon-to-be justice: Molter picked by governor to fill Indiana Supreme Court opening
Humble, caring and collaborative is how soon-to-be Indiana Supreme Court Justice Derek Molter was described by colleagues and friends. On June 10, at the Indiana Statehouse, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced that Molter, currently the most junior judge on the Court of Appeals of Indiana, will join the state’s highest bench as the 111th justice.Read More
Indiana justices tell Legislature to follow the constitution
In what is being called “the right decision,” the Indiana Supreme Court has overturned the law that allowed the Legislature to call itself into a special session. However, the debate over whether the governor should have the exclusive power to convene the General Assembly when the legislators are out of session might not be settled.Read More
‘A tenacious spirit’: Chief Justice Rush commends perseverance of judiciary in unprecedented times
Indiana Chief Justice Loretta Rush on Jan. 12 presented her eighth State of the Judiciary address to Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb, state lawmakers and fellow judges, providing an update on the condition of Indiana’s courts. She returned to the Indiana House of Representatives chamber to address the General Assembly following a virtual address in 2021.Read More
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb broke ground Thursday on a $1.2 billion prison in northern Indiana that will replace two others in the state’s costliest building project ever.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said he is comfortable with the difficult decisions his administration made to shut down schools, businesses and public gatherings during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The five leading Republican candidates for Indiana governor shared the same room for the first time on Monday at the Hamilton County GOP Fall Dinner.
ACLU of Indiana sues DOC, alleging constitutional violations for not providing gender-affirming surgery
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has filed a lawsuit against the Indiana Department of Correction, claiming the DOC won’t provide gender-affirming surgery for an incarcerated transgender woman.
Tuesday marked another major groundbreaking in Indiana — this time for an overhaul of the state’s law enforcement training academy.
Holcomb’s office accepting applications for Hamilton Circuit Court vacancy following Felix appointment to COA
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is accepting applications for a judicial opening in the Hamilton Circuit Court to succeed Judge Paul Felix, who has been appointed to the Court of Appeals of Indiana.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed a new judge to the bench in Vermillion Circuit Court. Daniel Reed Young will be replacing Judge Jill Wesch, who resigned in December 2022.
Curtis Hill said he would eliminate all state-funded programs that “exist only to pander to identity politics” — including the Indiana Office of Equity, Inclusion and Opportunity — if elected to the state’s highest office in 2024.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced new judicial appointments for courts in Marion, Allen and Delaware counties.
Hamilton Circuit Judge Paul Felix has been named the newest judge of the Court of Appeals of Indiana. Gov. Eric Holcomb made the announcement Thursday in his Statehouse office.
Applications are open for upcoming superior court vacancies in Howard and Vanderburgh counties.
In a budget year that brought in new legislators following last November’s elections, Indiana lawmakers tackled more than one controversial topic in 2023.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said explicitly he will not make a bid for the U.S. Senate in 2024, quashing rumors that he would seek federal office after his gubernatorial term ends next year.
Indiana has one of the weakest governor systems in the nation, lacking both a pocket and line-item veto in addition to the low threshold for override.
Despite recent optimism about Indiana’s financial footing, budget regulators want all state agencies to hold back a “management reserve” of 2% in their next annual spending plans, according to a memo obtained by the Indiana Capital Chronicle.
Marion Co. preparing to close traffic court as longtime judge retires; Holcomb to fill vacancies in Family Division
The Marion Superior Court is preparing to close its traffic court as the longtime judge retires. Meanwhile, Gov. Eric Holcomb is in the process of naming traffic court Judge Marcel Pratt’s successor, as well as the successor to Judge Elizabeth Ann Christ.
State Health Commissioner Dr. Kristina Box, who oversaw Indiana’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will retire at month’s end after more than five years in the post, officials said Friday.