Sen. Mike Delph http://wfpl.org en Indiana GOP State Senator Sanctioned After Criticism of Gay Marriage Vote http://wfpl.org/post/indiana-gop-state-senator-sanctioned-after-criticism-gay-marriage-vote <p>The top Republicans in the Indiana Senate have removed a conservative senator from leadership positions in the wake of an intraparty fight over amending the state's constitution to ban gay marriage.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:58:13 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 8667 at http://wfpl.org Indiana GOP State Senator Sanctioned After Criticism of Gay Marriage Vote Lawmaker Withdraws Indiana Tort Bill Pushed by Pence http://wfpl.org/post/lawmaker-withdraws-indiana-tort-bill-pushed-pence <p></p><p>A tort reform measure from Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's first-year agenda has gone down in defeat amid opposition in a key Senate committee.</p><p>Republican Sen. Mike Delph said today he was withdrawing the proposal that would make the losers of lawsuits pay all legal fees because it was unlikely to pass the Senate Judiciary Committee.</p><p>The measure sparked controversy when it was first submitted earlier this month. Pence didn't include the proposal in his campaign "roadmap" and has declined to comment on it in multiple interviews.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 21:13:49 +0000 Rick Howlett 3736 at http://wfpl.org Lawmaker Withdraws Indiana Tort Bill Pushed by Pence Lawmaker Calls For Full Disclosure of Indiana Job Creation Numbers http://wfpl.org/post/lawmaker-calls-full-disclosure-indiana-job-creation-numbers <p>A state lawmaker wants the Indiana Economic Development Corp. to let the public know how many jobs it actually helps create.</p><p>Republican Senator Mike Delph says he will introduce the legislation because he believes the public is being intentionally misled.</p><p>A yearlong study conducted by WTHR-TV showed as many as 40 percent of the more than 100,000 jobs promoted by Governor Mitch Daniels and agency officials from 2005 to 2010 never materialized. But the IEDC won't disclose which companies have not met their job commitments.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:37:44 +0000 Associated Press 3149 at http://wfpl.org Lawmaker Calls For Full Disclosure of Indiana Job Creation Numbers