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Indiana Gets New Governor: Mike Pence

Mike Pence has become Indiana’s 50th governor after taking the oath of office on a Statehouse balcony before a crowd of supporters.

01/14/2013

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Indiana Barred From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funds

Indiana can’t cut off funding for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

10/23/2012

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels appeared in Chicago Monday. (CBS)

Indiana Gov. Daniels Prepares To Take Helm At Purdue University

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.

CBS Chicago–09/22/2012

U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind). (Credit: Office Of Richard Lugar)

Indiana To Get New Look In DC As Lugar Loses Primary

Indiana will get a new look in Washington next year after tea party-favorite Richard Mourdock knocked off six-term incumbent Richard Lugar in the Republican Senate primary and voters in at least three U.S. House districts prepared to elect fresh faces.

05/08/2012

Modern Forge of Blue Island, Ill. is moving to Merrillville, Ind. (CBS)

UPDATED: Blue Island Factory Moving To Merrillville, Ind.

The Chicago area will soon have a few hundred fewer jobs, while Northwest Indiana will have a few hundred more.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Mitch Daniels, file photo. (Credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Feds Reviewing Indiana Law Restricting Public Funds For Planned Parenthood

Federal officials are reviewing a new Indiana law that restricts public funding for Planned Parenthood.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

Pat Quinn (Left, Frank Polich/Getty Images), Scott Walker (AP Photo)

Governor Offers Illinois Business An ‘Escape To Wisconsin’

Within hours of the Illinois legislature’s vote in increase the business tax, the new Republican governor in Wisconsin is wasting no time in trying to lure Illinois businesses across the border.

01/12/2011