Jan 19, 2018
Workforce development ... how will those words affect you? The Indiana General Assembly and Hoosiers across the state are trying to figure that out. Join Jon Schwantes for an in-depth discussion on this important issue for our state's economy. Senator Doug Eckerty R - Yorktown, Representative Todd Huston R - Fishers, Teresa Lubbers from the Commission on Higher Education, and Stephanie Wells from the Indiana Manufacturers Association will discuss how Indiana workers can be in the right place, at the right time, and with the right skills.
Jan 12, 2018
From the opioid epidemic to training students for the jobs of the future, Governor Eric Holcomb believes the big issues of concern to Hoosiers can be handled with transparency and a focus on Indiana's citizens. The governor joins Indiana Lawmakers host Jon Schwantes this week in a traditional one-on-one interview at a time when the legislative session is short and important topics are on the table. The governor speaks frankly about the budget and leadership for the embattled Department of Child Services, the future of Sunday alcohol sales, the legalization of marijuana and more.
Jan 05, 2018
Indiana's legislators have just ten weeks to manage some important issues facing Hoosiers until next year's budget session. Caucus leaders join host Jon Schwantes to talk about everything from the state's addiction crisis to cold beer sales to funding concerns at the Department of Child Services. Our guests are Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma, R - Indianapolis; Representative Terry Goodin, D - Austin; Senator David Long, R - Fort Wayne; and Senator Tim Lanane, D - Anderson. Will medical marijuana and CBD laws see a change this session? Where to redistricting efforts stand? These questions and more are on the table as we kick off Season 37 of Indiana Lawmakers - from the Statehouse to your house.
Apr 28, 2017
Jon Schwantes looks back on this session with the journalists who covered it. Niki Kelly of the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, Eric Berman of WIBC, Hayleigh Colombo of the Indianapolis Business Journal and Kaitlin Lange of the Evansville Courier and Press.
Apr 21, 2017
This week on Indiana Lawmakers, Jon sits down with the caucus leaders to assess the big issues from this year’s General Assembly session.
Apr 14, 2017
This week on Indiana Lawmakers, Jon sits down with the fiscal leaders from the state legislature to discuss the state budget.
Apr 07, 2017
Are cold beer sales a moral issue or a market issue? Host Jon Schwantes is joined by Rep. Matt Lehman, Rep. Terri Austin, Grant Monahan of the Indiana Retail Council and Matt Bell of the Catalyst Public Affairs Group for a lively debate
Mar 31, 2017
Prayer in school. This week Jon Schwantes is joined by Rep. Terry Goodin, Sen. Mark Stoops, Dr. J.T. Coopman of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents; and David Sklar of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council.
Mar 24, 2017
This week Jon Schwantes and his panel shine the proverbial light on solar power. He is joined by Sen. Brandt Hershman, Rep. Matt Pierce, Mark Maassel, of the Indiana Energy Association; and Jesse Kharbanda of the Hoosier Environmental Council.
Mar 17, 2017
This week Jon Schwantes and his panel tackle higher education. He is joined by Rep. Todd Huston, Rep. Sheila Klinker, Teresa Lubbers and Chancellor Nasser Paydar.
Mar 10, 2017
This week Jon Schwantes moderates an expert panel to address the issue of gun control and possible new legislation. He is joined by Rep. Jim Lucas, Rep. Ed DeLaney, Sen. Jim Tomes and Troy Riggs of the Sagamore Institute.
Mar 03, 2017
Should the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction be an elected one or an appointed one in Indiana?