Attorney General Curtis Hill

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The four candidates vying for the Republican nomination for attorney general made pitches to state party delegates Thursday in a virtual convention broadcast. The in-person convention was canceled this year due to COVID-19.

Weinzapfel Is Democrats' Nominee For Attorney General

Jun 18, 2020
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Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel is the Indiana Democrats’ nominee for attorney general.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer maintains the Indiana attorney general’s office is trying to stymie a court fight over whether Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill can be ousted from office while his law license remains suspended until next week for groping four women.

Indiana Democrats Broadcast State Convention Preview

Jun 8, 2020
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The Indiana Democratic Party’s state convention is virtual this year, due to COVID-19. And in partnership with Indianapolis station WISH-TV, the party broadcast some of the typical convention events Thursday – speeches from party leaders and discussions of key issues like health care and education.

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Four Indianapolis residents have filed a lawsuit trying to get Attorney General Curtis Hill permanently ousted from his position.

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There’s been a new shakeup in the Republican race for the Indiana Attorney General nomination – former Secretary of State and U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita announced his candidacy Wednesday.

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The Indiana Supreme Court refused to tell Gov. Eric Holcomb whether he can appoint a replacement for Attorney General Curtis Hill.

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On this edition of the podcast the you’ll hear the latest on Indiana State Prison Warden Ron Neal implementing many protocols to protect the well-being of staff as well as offenders at the state prison,  Governor Eric Holcomb wants the Indiana Supreme Court to clarify what Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license suspension means for his future, Brandon Smith reports State Health Commissioner Doctor Kris Box says information gathered by the state contact tracing call center remains private and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Paul Schneiner, the executive director of Project Neighbors

Holcomb Wants Supreme Court's Guidance On Curtis Hill

May 12, 2020
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Gov. Eric Holcomb wants the Indiana Supreme Court to clarify what Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license suspension means for his future.

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Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license will be suspended for 30 days and automatically reinstated.

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Confusion remains over whether Attorney General Curtis Hill will keep his job if his law license is suspended.

Language that could remove Attorney General Curtis Hill from office clears the House. An unexpected change to school referendum money passes the Senate. And a bill easing restrictions on child labor is headed to the governor.

Here’s what you might have missed this week at the Statehouse.

Curtis Hill would be forced to step down as attorney general if his license was suspended for at least a month under an amendment passed by the House Monday. It follows a disciplinary hearing officer’s recommendation last month of a 60-day suspension. 

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This week on Off Mic: A candidate for Congress in Northwest Indiana responds to “victim shaming” directed at her. It’s due to her connection to the disciplinary case against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill, a native of Hammond is now the head of the Disney Empire, a Chicago man talks about his work on the August Wilson play “Gem of the Ocean”, we talk to a local organizer of a Friday Fish Fry and we get an update on Spring Training for the White Sox and Cubs.

Uncertainty over Curtis Hill’s future as attorney general. Calls for greater accountability of virtual charter schools. And a fix to Indiana’s welfare eligibility laws.

Here’s what you might have missed this week at the Statehouse.

A disciplinary hearing officer says Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license should be suspended for 60 days without automatic reinstatement after four women accused him of sexual misconduct.

The hearing officer in Attorney General Curtis Hill’s disciplinary case says the Republican official’s law license should be suspended for 60 days.

Indiana’s attorney Disciplinary Commission wants Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license suspended for two years.

The race for Indiana Attorney General has a new contender.

Former Evansville Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel announced Tuesday he will seek the Democratic nomination for AG next year.

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On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the charges Gary City Councilman Ron Brewer is facing, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has officially launched his re-election bid, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Regional Health Systems president and CEO Bob Krumwied. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

Indiana Republican Attorney General Curtis Hill, who’s been accused of sexual misconduct by five women, officially announced his re-election bid Thursday.

No Rehearing In 2017 Indiana Anti-Abortion Lawsuit

Nov 8, 2019

Federal appeals court judges want the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a question posed by an Indiana anti-abortion law.

Attorney General Curtis Hill defended his law license at a nearly week-long disciplinary hearing. It featured 26 witnesses, hours of testimony and dozens of pieces of evidence. 

Final Decision On Curtis Hill Is Months Away

Oct 25, 2019

It will be months before a final decision comes in Attorney General Curtis Hill’s disciplinary case over allegations he groped four women.

Attorney General Curtis Hill got to tell his side of the story Thursday on the final day of a disciplinary hearing that could determine whether he keeps his law license.

A former employee of Curtis Hill’s when he was Elkhart County prosecutor testified Wednesday that he made an explicit sexual advance to her.

The four women who say Attorney General Curtis Hill inappropriately touched them took the stand Monday at a state disciplinary hearing.

There are new allegations from the women suing Attorney General Curtis Hill and the state over accusations Hill groped them last year.

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Sen. Karen Tallian (D-Ogden Dunes) became the first Democrat to announce a 2020 bid for Attorney General Wednesday.

Democrats are hoping to win a race for the office for the first time in more than two decades.

Tallian, an attorney, has served in the Indiana Senate since 2005. She’s been a leader in her caucus on foreclosure and pension issues. And she’s perhaps best known by many as the General Assembly’s fiercest advocate for marijuana legalization.

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 On this edition of the podcast you'll hear the latest on the search for emergency housing for several residents of an apartment building in Valparaiso, the Hard Rock Casino is coming to Gary, Brandon Smith on Attorney General Curtis Hill's latest attempts to block a federal lawsuit against him, and Chris Nolte has a conversation with Donna Stuckert of the Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction. All of that, and more, on this edition of “Lakeshore Update”… 

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