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INDIANAPOLIS — In the hours after the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission suspended Attorney General Curtis Hill for groping four women at a legislative party, there was speculation … more
This month’s Virtual Lunch with the League focuses on the important issue of how welcoming our rural county is to those who differ from our majority white population. Our guests, Lamore … more
I like being asked. It means I have a choice. I can say no. Not that I always do. They’ve been asking me, over and over during this stay-at-home pandemic, to support our local … more
INDIANAPOLIS — When I pray, it usually goes something like this: “Dear Lord, give me the strength and courage to overcome the adversity I now face.” Today, I will pray for something … more

The League of Women Voters has always worked to promote the values and processes of representative government and worked to protect fundamental citizen rights and individual liberties. During the … more
TRAFALGAR — I moved to a new condo in the early stages of this pandemic, and as I restored my personal library, I found a coverless paperback edition of Alvin Toffler’s “Future … more
The League of Women Voters’ mission is clear: to keep people reminded of the privilege and responsibility of being part of a democratic governing system. League of Women Voters groups exist in … more
The newspaper that employed me for more than 30 years has ceased publication. It feels like a death in the family, and I’ve been trying to imagine the obituary: “The News-Sentinel, … more
INDIANAPOLIS — In times of crisis, people look to their leaders for guidance and reassurance. As the COVID-19 pandemic has been stealthy and mysterious while inflicting a heavy toll on Indiana … more

If you feel like Congress has become less productive, less functional, and more partisan … you’re right. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how it’s changed over the years … more
As a journalist, I appreciate the job our TV news folks are doing to keep us informed during these trying times. But, honestly, they’re starting to wear me out. It apparently hasn’t … more
INDIANAPOLIS — President Trump, Vice President Pence and Gov. Holcomb face the most daunting policy dilemma so far this century, which is how and when do they reopen the economy? I publish … more
Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Scott Douglas and Health Department Head Amber Reed sat down virtually with League of Women Voters’ interviewer, Marco Dees, to give citizens a solid update … more
Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone? They paved paradise, put up a parking lot — Joni Mitchell from “Big … more

COVID-19 has millions working from home. As a longtime teleworker, let me offer some advice. Working from home has many upsides: no traffic jams, office politics or need for business … more
  INDIANAPOLIS — The economic carnage of this pandemic is without historic parallel. Just this week ArcelorMittal idled another blast furnace in East Chicago, Hoosier Park Racino at … more
U.S. government bureaucracy prevented the private sector from containing the coronavirus in America. And now, governments in the U.S. are attempting to clean up the mistake by violating our civil … more
One of the intriguing features of the coronavirus pandemic is how sharply it has illuminated the importance of effective political leadership. Wherever we stand on the political spectrum, we’re … more
The League of Women Voters encourages the hundreds of young citizens now eligible to vote to register and vote in the upcoming June 2 Primary Election, which has been moved up from the normal May … more

Finally, I understand why Thoreau was such a contented man in his little cabin at Walden Pond. He had made himself safe from the deadly scourge of a virus attack. I do wonder how Henry David would … more
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