The issue comes to a head this week as lawmakers consider a LGBT civil rights bill that has generated mixed response from both sides of the controversial issue

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Feb. 1, 2016 at 7:41 p.m.

After saying in August that the Indiana governor’s race was leaning in favor of Republican Pence, Governing magazine now says the election could go either way

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Jan. 26, 2016 at 4:30 a.m.

Windbigler, appointed by Mayor Tim Neese, was sworn in on Jan. 1, same as the new mayor, and he’s quickly setting new priorities for his tenure.

Tim Vandenack

Posted on Jan. 26, 2016 at 7:58 p.m.
Recommended for You
Posted on Jan. 13, 2016 at 3:30 a.m.

The Democratic senator said she has a ’wealth of experience’ in foreign policy and economic policy

Third House meeting March 21
Posted on Jan. 10, 2016 at 6:00 a.m.

The 2016 legislative session in Indianapolis started Tuesday and goes until March 14

Elkhart Logos
Posted on Jan. 8, 2016 at 11:48 a.m.

Neese says city department heads will be able to decide which logo to use on departmental stationery

Posted on Jan. 4, 2016 at 1:05 p.m.

Neese was sworn in at a crowded ceremony at The Lerner Theatre and Monday is his first day of official business at Elkhart City Hall

Posted on Dec. 31, 2015 at 3:30 a.m.

The figures show continued improvement since the economic downturn of the late 2000s and early 2010s. However, there’s still room for improvement.

Main Street Elkhart railroad crossing
Posted on Dec. 10, 2015 at 5:36 p.m.

As he prepares to take office Jan. 1, Elkhart Mayor-elect Tim Neese already is thinking about the issues he’ll face when he takes over as mayor.

Posted on Dec. 3, 2015 at 2:09 p.m.

The critics from the Jimtown area where the operation is located lobbied, clamored and protested for years against the facility

Elkhart cockfighting
Posted on Dec. 2, 2015 at 7:59 p.m.

Residents reported numerous law enforcement vehicles and police lights. Two Elkhart County suspects who were arrested, meanwhile, have been released from jail.

Tim Vandenack
Tim Vandenack
In Indiana Buzz, reporter Tim Vandenack blogs on politics, immigration, elections, taxes, errant geese and more.

Tim Vandenack on Instagram
Follow @timvandenack for more photos.