Indiana Week in Review

IWIR

April 17th, 2015 at 1:04 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Lesley Weidenbener is in for Jon Schwantes today as the Indiana Week in Review panel discusses the following topics:

  • Mike Pence’s falling approval numbers
  • The “Pence Must Go” movement
  • Bill Oesterle’s political plans
  • The common wage repeal
  • The bill to remove Glenda Ritz as SBOE chair
  • IMPD’s role in a promposal

IWIR

April 10th, 2015 at 5:06 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on hand today as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles RFRA fallout from a number of angles.  The topics:

  • Local communities pass civil rights ordinances
  • RFRA supporter Curt Smith severs ties with law firm
  • Common wage bill advances
  • Illinois governor promises to “rip the economic guts out of Indiana”
  • Capitol dome tour for interns cancelled
  • Final Four report card

IWIR takes on RFRA

April 3rd, 2015 at 5:47 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on hand today as the Indiana Week in Review panel takes on RFRA.  The entire program is devoted to elements of battle over religious freedom and gay rights.  We conclude with winners and losers.


IWIR

March 27th, 2015 at 5:09 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Robert Vane is the Republican today as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles these issues:

  • The flap over the religious freedom bill
  • Dan Coats announces retirement plans
  • Eric Holcomb for Senate
  • Baron Hill for Senate (maybe)
  • The Final Four floor arrives

IWIR

March 20th, 2015 at 5:42 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Robert Vane is the Republican and Lesley Weidenbener is in for Jon Schwantes this week.  The Indiana Week in Review panel will tackle these subjects:

  • The Religious Freedom Restoration Act
  • The governor’s call for more DCS funding
  • A new soccer stadium plan
  • Justin Moed returns to the Statehouse
  • Statehouse security increased
  • Are the Rolling Stones coming to town?

IWIR

March 13th, 2015 at 11:18 am by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on the panel this week as Indiana Week in Review tackles these issues:

  • The Justin Moed scandal
  • The email controversy at the Roudebush VA
  • Tim Berry out, Jeff Cardwell in as State GOP Chairman
  • Dan Coats and “Waste of the Week”
  • A Twitter storm calling for a pause in ISTEP accountability
  • The Colts sign high profile free agents

IWIR

February 27th, 2015 at 5:34 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Tim Berry is the Republican and Dan Parker is the Democrat this week.

The Indiana Week in Review panel discusses these topics:

  • The death of the bill for Sunday alcohol sales
  • The advance of the gambling bill
  • House passage of the soccer stadium bill
  • New Castle student letters in support of Glenda Ritz questioned
  • Mike Pence at CPAC
  • Miss Watermelon

IWIR

February 20th, 2015 at 4:42 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on the Indiana Week in Review panel.  Here’s what they’ll discuss this week:

  • The state Senate vote to remove Glenda Ritz as state Bd. of Ed chair
  • The Statehouse rally in support of Ritz
  • The House GOP budget proposal
  • The move to repeal the common construction wage
  • The new plan for public financing of a soccer stadium
  • Bill Bellichick visits I.U.

IWIR

February 13th, 2015 at 2:30 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on the Indiana Week in Review panel this week.  Spirited discussion guaranteed on the following topics:

  • Gov. Pence demands a shorter ISTEP exam
  • The bill to reduce Glenda Ritz’s power advances
  • Ethics reform wins committee approval
  • Sunday alcohol sales
  • Gambling changes proposed
  • Brawl at a basketball game gets two schools suspended.

IWIR

January 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Tim Berry is the Republican this week as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles these issues:

  • Two Republicans enter the race for Mayor of Indianapolis
  • Democrat Joe Hogsett makes his candidacy official
  • Rep. Bob Behning seeks to start a lobbying practice and then backs away
  • Lawmakers consider extending the statute of limitations for rape
  • Dan Coats wins a subcommittee chairmanship
  • Deflate-gate