Columns

I find it interesting that the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris should happen so close to the celebration of what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 93rd birthday. Unfortunately, as most know, he was assassinated before he reached 40 years of age.

Budgeting is a pain. But what’s more painful is a bill you can’t easily pay, debt that costs a fortune or not having enough money to retire.

Editorials

Come Jan. 20, let’s endeavor to work together and, collectively, give President Trump an open mind and the chance to lead. The only way the issues we face can be solved is with bipartisan resolve.

Monday was the 26th anniversary of the first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. So we have to ask: What would the nation’s best-known martyr for civil rights think of 2021 America?

Make no mistake, it could happen here. The pro-Trump insurrection Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol was a warning shot across the bow of statehouses across the country, including the Capitol in Indianapolis.

Three Republican state senators have authored legislation that would limit the authority of local health officers, a bill introduced in response to actions taken during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Letters

Gov. Holcomb is kicking off his second term with a bold vision for Indiana's future. The governor's State of the State Address reminded Hoosiers of what's possible in Indiana because of the strong foundation Republican leaders have built over the last two decades.

State Sens. Blake Doriot of Senate District 12, Mark Messmer of Senate District 48 and James Tomes of Senate District 49 have introduced Senate Joint Resolution 14.

Cheers and Jeers

Bret Schreckinghaust of Russiaville sends this Jeer for those who blame guns after every school shooting:

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