The Marion County Republican Party on Saturday formally endorsed candidates for May's municipal primary elections at its 2015 slating convention, which included throwing its official support behind Indianapolis businessman Chuck Brewer for mayor of Indianapolis.
The Indiana Constitution requires judges on the Supreme and Appeals courts to retire by an age set by the General Assembly. Current law sets the age at 75. Proposed legislation would raise the age to 80.
The House Education Committee voted in favor of a bill Thursday that could remove State Superintendent Glenda Ritz from her position as the chair of the State Board of Education. If the bill passes, the state superintendent would not automatically serve as chair of the state board of education, but would still remain a board member.