Vice President Kamala Harris stopped in Indianapolis on Monday as part of what appears to be a more aggressive and personal campaign for abortion rights and an effort to elevate Democratic lawmakers in red states as they oppose proposed abortion bans.
Addressing gun violence: Debates over firearms restrictions reignite with recent mass shootings in Texas, New York
Recent mass shootings have reignited debate over gun control laws across the country, including in Indiana, which is set to have a permitless handgun law go into effect July 1 despite public condemnation by law enforcement leaders and public safety groups.Read More
Nomination to federal appellate court puts Pryor on brink of history
On May 25, Southern District of Indiana Magistrate Judge Doris Pryor was tapped by the Biden administration to fill the upcoming vacancy on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. If confirmed, Pryor would be the first Hoosier of color to serve on the federal appeals bench.Read More
Marion County’s Second Chance Workshop, a program that helps reinstate suspended driver’s licenses and expunge criminal convictions, has secured $96,000 in federal aid.