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Archive for January, 2013

Opponent Makes Best Case for School Choice

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

As someone who frequently writes and covers school and choice related issues in Indiana, I find it interesting and ironic when opponents of reform and vouchers make better arguments for healthy competition than I do. A friend of mine is a teacher in a traditional public school.  He is a good guy and has the […]

Indiana Chamber: Show Common Sense on Common Core

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

by Derek Redelman It’s a bit amazing, but right now – with a Republican supermajority – we are fighting hard to keep in place a major component of the K-12 education reforms that former Gov. Mitch Daniels and former Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Bennett implemented here and have helped lead around the nation. The […]

The Time Has Come for Sunday Sales

Monday, January 28th, 2013

by Brad Klopfenstein The Legislature is in session, so it’s time once again for the annual discussion on Sunday alcohol sales.  I’ll try to frame the issue so that you have the ability to draw your own conclusions prior to giving you mine. On one side, you have the grocery stores, drug stores, and big […]

“Sovereign Citizen” Files $576 Million Complaint Against Mayor Greg Ballard

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

You have to read it to believe it. Sovereign citizen complaint from Abdul-Hakim Shabazz

Governor Mike Pence Delivers First State of the State Address

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

  You can hear reaction from Indiana Lawmakers here.

Ball State Revokes Charters for Seven Indiana Schools

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Ball state charters release from Abdul-Hakim Shabazz

On This MLK Day

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Indy’s Most Liberal?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Some are Tea Party folks just put out their list of “most liberal” reporters in Indianapolis.  They were debating posting something this weekend.  I will save them the trouble.    I came in at #7.   I guess this just means I will have to work harder next time.   On the plus side, I guess […]

Have a Cheat Sheet on Us!!!

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Are you shocked that IPS Superintendent Eugene White is stepping down? You wouldn’t be if you read “The Cheat Sheet”. As a community service, we’re offering a complimentary copy of the Jan 5 edition where we told you this was going to happen. There’s some other good stuff in there too. If you’re not a […]

Mike Pence’s Pitch

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

On Tuesday, Mike Pence will formerly take his budget plan to Indiana lawmakers, who can be described as skeptic at best about his proposed 10-percent reduction in income taxes.  Below is Pence’s white paper released during the campaign on how the state can afford to cut taxes while meeting its other priorities.   Pence 10 […]