2024 governor’s race

Holcomb defends LEAP pipeline, prepares for last legislative session

BY: - December 7, 2023

Gov. Eric Holcomb defended the timeline process for a water pipeline from Tippecanoe County to Boone County for a massive, high-tech development grounded by a multi-billion dollar investment from Eli Lilly.  Other companies coming to the area haven’t yet been announced but the Indiana Economic Development Corporation hopes to pipe millions of gallons of water […]

Holcomb visits Hoosier soldiers in Kenya ahead of Thanksgiving

BY: - November 16, 2023

Indiana National Guard members stationed in Kenya — who will miss Thanksgiving at home and likely Christmas — asked Gov. Eric Holcomb only for more ping pong balls and corn hole bags during a visit this week. “I think I can do that,” Holcomb told reporters of the requests. “(The soldiers) just ooze duty, honor, […]

Indiana gubernatorial hopeful Brad Chambers emphasizes online safety for kids in first proposal

BY: - October 25, 2023

Indiana gubernatorial contender Brad Chambers released his first policy proposal Wednesday with an emphasis on increasing online safety for Hoosier children. Chambers, who is vying for the 2024 Republican nomination for Indiana governor, said he wants to require stricter age verification, enhance online data protections and ensure age-appropriate classroom instruction “on the benefits and dangers […]

Citizens Energy backs out of massive LEAP district — but state leaders aren’t worried

BY: - October 22, 2023

Indianapolis-based utility company Citizens Energy Group asked state regulators earlier this month to withdraw its proposal to supply million gallons of water per day to a massive high-tech park planned in Boone County. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC), a quasi-public agency, is overseeing the LEAP Lebanon Innovation District.  Citizens spokeswoman Laura O’Brien told the […]

Indiana gubernatorial candidate Eric Doden speaks out against IEDC’s LEAP district pipeline plan

BY: - October 3, 2023

Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Doden said he’s “deeply concerned” about a major plan to divert billions of gallons of water from the West Lafayette region to a massive — and controversial — high-tech park planned in Boone County. His apprehension comes one week after the Indiana Economic Development Corp. (IEDC) released early results of tests conducted […]

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Club for Growth endorses Braun for governor

BY: - September 13, 2023

Prominent national conservative organization Club for Growth on Tuesday endorsed U.S. Sen. Mike Braun in his bid for Indiana’s top elected position. “Sen. Mike Braun is a proven conservative fighter who will stand up and protect Hoosier values as Indiana’s next Governor – we are proud to endorse him in the race,” said David McIntosh, […]

Crouch vows to ‘axe’ state’s income tax if elected governor

BY: - August 24, 2023

Gubernatorial candidate and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch released a video Thursday declaring her intention to ‘axe the tax’ if elected next year — a bold promise to eliminate the state’s low individual income tax without raising any other taxes on Hoosiers. But the details on how to do so were scant. In an interview with […]