Indiana Week in Review

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

IWIR

January 16th, 2015 at 11:37 am by under Uncategorized

John Zody is the Democrat on the Indiana Week in Review panel this week. You can catch us at our new time at 10 am on Sundays on WISH-TV.

Here are the topics:

  • The State of the State Address
  • Lawmaker reaction to the speech
  • Democrats call for more DCS funding
  • The State of the Judiciary Address
  • Rep. André Carson’s new committee assignment
  • Tom Brady mocking the Colts on Facebook

IWIR

December 12th, 2014 at 1:36 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

John Hammond is in the Republican seat today as the Indiana Week in Review panel discusses these topics:

  • The governor’s plan to visit Israel
  • Charlie White takes his case to the Appeals Court
  • Dr. Kent Brantly shares the TIME Man of the Year honor
  • HIP 2.0 approval still pending
  • David McIntosh takes over the helm at the Club for Growth
  • Indy is cited as a top 10 destination for 2015

IWIR

December 5th, 2014 at 4:35 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Eric Holcomb is the Republican and Niki Kelly is in for Jon Schwantes as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles these topics:

  • The governor’s education power play
  • New details in the investigation of Tony Bennett
  • Ed DeLaney out and Charles Harrison in the race for mayor
  • Indiana joins an immigration lawsuit
  • Statehouse holiday decorations get an upgrade
  • The new book about Mitch in 2012

IWIR

November 21st, 2014 at 2:24 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

State politics is the focus on Indiana Week in Review today as all of the regulars take part.  The topics are:

  • Organization Day in the General Assembly
  • Brian Bosma’s renewed call for ethics reform
  • David Long’s take on a possible shift to the right in the state Senate
  • Kelly Mitchell takes office early as State Treasurer
  • Indiana Chamber calls for an appointed state school superintendent
  • Straight No Chaser puts out a new holiday song

IWIR

November 14th, 2014 at 1:33 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars are on hand for this week’s Indiana Week in Review.  The topics are:

  • Joe Hogsett’s formal announcement of a campaign for Mayor of Indianapolis
  • The document that called for castrating the Mayor of Carmel
  • The approval rating for Mike Pence
  • WISH-TV/Ball State Hoosier survey results on Pre-K funding and textbook fees
  • Crime concerns revealed by the Hoosier Survey
  • Sun King’s food menu

IWIR

October 31st, 2014 at 2:18 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Eric Holcomb is the Republican today for the pre-election episode of  Indiana Week in Review.  The panel will make extensive predictions and discuss the following issues:

  • Candidate arrested for stalking his opponent becomes the target of a confusing campaign mailer
  • Treasurer candidate Mike Boland promises to donate his salary to charity
  • A federal grant for a humor class at Butler U. is challenged by Sen. Tom Coburn
  • The Year of the Farmer

IWIR

October 17th, 2014 at 12:58 pm by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars will be on hand today as the Indiana Week in Review panel considers these subjects:

  • House Speaker Bosma calls for more education funding, Democrats call him a hypocrite
  • Bosma promises bi-partisan ethics reform
  • A to F school grades delayed
  • Big name campaign help for Mike Delph’s opponent
  • Bosma opens the door to Sunday liquor sales
  • Jim Irsay returns from suspension

IWIR

October 10th, 2014 at 11:53 am by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

All of the regulars will be on hand today as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles these topics:

  • The captivity of Abdul-Rahman Kassig
  • Gay marriage is legal in Indiana
  • Selection process for Marion County judges found unconstitutional
  • Mike Pence’s trade mission to Canada
  • First statewide political ads on TV
  • The peace dove

IWIR

October 3rd, 2014 at 11:49 am by under Jim Shella's Political Blog

Tim Berry is the Republican today as the Indiana Week in Review panel tackles these topics:

  • President Obama in Gibson County
  • President Obama flying in and out of Gary
  • New first offender program for Indiana prison inmates
  • No word from the Supreme Court on Indiana’s gay marriage case
  • The potential for lifting the TV blackout of the Indy 500
  • Performance artist promotes freedom of speech at the Vonnegut Library