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UPDATE: Republicans Pick New Indiana House Speaker Successor

Dec 2, 2019


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican legislators have selected State Rep. Todd Huston as their pick to become the next leader of the Indiana House.

Next Indiana House Speaker To Be Chosen Soon

Nov 20, 2019
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Hoosiers will know the identity of the next speaker of the Indiana House within the next few weeks.

That’s after current Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) announced Tuesday he’ll step down next year. And at least one potential replacement has already stated his intention to seek the job.

Indiana House Speaker Says He’ll Retire After 2020 Session

Nov 19, 2019
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The longest-serving leader of the Indiana House has decided to retire after the 2020 legislative session.

Republican Speaker Brian Bosma told lawmakers Tuesday that he would continue in the powerful position that largely controls which proposals are considered until the upcoming session ends in March. Bosma said he wouldn’t seek reelection in 2020 after 34 years in the House.

Indiana House Speaker Has Deal Arranged By Casino Investor

Apr 18, 2019
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The leader of the Indiana House is skipping votes on a major gambling-related bill after a casino investor arranged a local government contract for his law firm. The Indianapolis Star reports Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma is working for a Vigo County board that's backing a bill allowing a proposed Terre Haute casino. Bosma was first contacted about the work by an investor in the company seeking to move a Gary casino license to Terre Haute.

Ethics Panel Dismisses Complaint Against Speaker Bosma

Apr 8, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana House Ethics Committee has dismissed a complaint against Speaker Brian Bosma who was accused of illegally using campaign funds to collect unflattering information about a former intern.

The committee said Monday that "reasonable cause does not exist to support the alleged violation." The committee had hired a lawyer to review the matter.

Bosma, a Republican, says he's pleased with the ethics committee's "unanimous and bipartisan decision."

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana House Ethics Committee has hired an outside attorney to investigate allegations that House Speaker Brian Bosma used campaign funds to collect unflattering information about a former intern who claims she had a sexual encounter with him decades ago.

A fight over funding may be looming at the General Assembly between local community corrections programs and the state Department of Correction.

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce says the state faces a $750 million funding gap to maintain its roads. Changes to the state's fuel taxes could help.

Senate President Pro Tem David Long is warning of far-reaching consequences if the government rejects Indiana's request to expand the Healthy Indiana plan.