• AG Rokita declined to sign bipartisan letter condemning Capitol attack

    Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, whose Valentine’s Day social media tweet alluding to a stolen election post briefly drew a Twitter warning, declined weeks earlier to sign a nearly universal statement of attorneys general condemning the Jan. 6 attack on the United States Capitol. Separately, the Republican AG is facing calls for records surrounding his decision to remain employed as an adviser to a private company while also holding statewide elected office.

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  • Indiana Statehouse closed leading up to Biden inauguration

    The Indiana Statehouse complex will be closed to the public through Wednesday and state legislative meetings this week are canceled because of possible protests related to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The closure comes as law enforcement and National Guard forces have fortified security in the nation’s  capital and in state capitals around the country amid threats of violence.

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  • Indy Trump lawyer asks SCOTUS to toss Wisconsin vote

    An Indianapolis attorney representing President Donald Trump has asked the United States Supreme Court to overturn the results of the Wisconsin election that Trump lost to President-elect Joe Biden by more than 20,000 votes.

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  • Indy lawyer, firm file Trump suit seeking to overturn Wisconsin vote

    A high-profile Indianapolis attorney and law firm is representing President Donald Trump in the latest lawsuit seeking to overturn the results of last month’s presidential election in Wisconsin, one of several decisive states narrowly won by President-elect Joe Biden.

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Kelln and Harrell: Hoosier McCabe’s EPA nomination elevates climate change policies

A little more than four years ago, Hoosier Janet McCabe ended her service as assistant administrator of EPA’s Office of Air and Radiation. Since then, the most significant aspects of the Obama-era climate change regulations, namely the Clean Power Plan, have been unwound. Biden’s selection of McCabe signals a doubling down on regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

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Doehrmann, List and Hagerty: Coal combustion residual regulation outlook under Biden

It has been just over one month since President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States, and he is delivering on his promise to move quickly. Biden has signed more executive orders in his first 30 days than any president in U.S. history. Perhaps another record-breaking instance is the proportion of these actions that relate to energy and environmental policies.

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