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IN Focus: Indiana's Week in Politics
22 minutes | Jul 25, 2021
EP 195. Democrats and Republicans urging vaccination
We speak with Indiana Senators Mike Braun and Todd Young on the urgent push from both Democrats and Republicans for vaccinations in the midst of Delta variant cases rapid increase. Then we go one on one with RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel and Democratic Chair Mike Schmuhl about the President's Infrastructure plan. Finally we discuss the Indiana congressman who was blocked from serving on the House of Representatives Jan 6th Investigation committee.
22 minutes | Jul 18, 2021
EP 194. Covid 19 Cases on the rise again
We speak with Congressman Andre Carson, House Speaker Todd Houston, and State Auditor Tera Klutz about the new information on the pandemic's impact on our schools, economy, and crime rate here in Indiana. Plus we look back on the impact a similar walk out to Texas State Lawmakers had here in Indiana.
22 minutes | Jul 11, 2021
EP 193. Will President Biden's American Jobs Plan pass?
Lawmakers in the Capitol are getting closer to passing the president's infrastructure bill. We speak with Congressmen Andre Carson and Trey Hollingsworth. We also have an update on the legal battle in Indiana between the governor and attorney general. Finally, we hear the latest from state health officials on the COVID-19 Delta variant in Indiana.
22 minutes | Jul 4, 2021
EP 192. Covid 19 Vaccination Goals not met
Nationwide and locally here in Indiana the July 4th vaccination goals were not met, though we are at 42%, just shy of the 50% goal. We go one on one with White House Chief Science Dr. David Kessler.We also hear from Indiana Senator Mike Braun and Congresswoman Victoria Spartz.
22 minutes | Jun 27, 2021
EP 191. What is being done about violent crimes across the Nation
Marion County and the US as a whole will miss the July 4th vaccination goal President Biden had in place. The President also wants to bring down violent crime in major cities in the US. Then we discuss what is happening to get illegal guns off the streets of Indiana. Finally we have a one on one interview with RNC National Spokesperson Paris Dennard about diversity in the Republican Party.
22 minutes | Jun 20, 2021
EP 190. Presidents Biden and Putin's first meeting
First we have a recap of what US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed in their first meeting during the Biden administration. Then we have the rest of our interview with former State Superintendent Jennifer McCormick. Finally we hear from Governor Holcomb about the State's vaccination numbers and his current case against Indiana Attorney General concerning his emergency powers.
22 minutes | Jun 13, 2021
EP 189. President Biden's Goals
President Joe Biden faces an uphill climb on his two key goals: his infrastructure plan and a national vaccination rate of 70% by July 4. We hear from Senator Todd Young, State House Speaker Todd Huston and State Representative Greg Porter on the latest jobs report and its impact in the Hoosier State. Also we discuss who is in the running for governor.
22 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
EP 188. Will Marion county end the Mask Mandate?
The City County Council are set to vote on the Mask mandate on Monday. We hear from Attorney General Todd Rokita about the Governor's lawsuit. Next, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg speaks about getting more people vaccinated. Finally we go one on one with Senator Mike Braun .
22 minutes | May 30, 2021
EP 187. The 105th Running of the Indy 500
This year's Indy 500 is the largest event held anywhere in the country during the Pandemic, we hear from track officials. Also information on Indiana's improving Covid numbers. Finally we explore the Vaccine Passport controversy at the Indiana Statehouse.
22 minutes | May 23, 2021
EP 186. Marion continues to mask up
We hear from Mayor Joe Hogsette as Marion county will continue its mask mandate until June. We also have reaction from council Republics and Indiana Councilman Larry Buschon. Plus controversy in Congress continues over the January 6th Commission, we hear from Congressman Mike Braun. Also we speak with Congressman Andre Carson.
22 minutes | May 16, 2021
EP 185. CDC Changes Mask Regulations
We discuss the new guidance from the CDC and how lifting these restrictions will impact Indiana and health officials. The GOP has removed Liz Cheney from leadership. We hear reactions from Indiana Senator Mike Braun, Congressman Andre Carson and Attorney General Todd Rokita.
22 minutes | May 10, 2021
EP 184. Indiana Vaccination Rate Update
We hear from Marion County Health Director Virginia Cane and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett about the overturned veto on bill that would limit the emergency powers of the Health Department. We also hear from former Health Commissioner Dr. Judy Monroe about Indiana's vaccination rates.
22 minutes | May 4, 2021
EP 183. First 100 Days under the Biden Administration
President Biden gives his first address to Congress to make his first 100 days in office, we have reaction from Indiana's Congressional delegates Larry Buschon, Andre Carson, and Victoria Spartz on the President's infrastructure plan. Plus we go one-on-one with Indiana Senator Mike Braun. Also, we hear more on the debate for free Pre-K and more on the Governor's lawsuit at the Statehouse.
22 minutes | Apr 25, 2021
EP 182. Exclusive Interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci
First, our exclusive interview with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Plus, we hear from State Senators Greg Taylor and Erin Houchin about the deadly shooting at FedEx and on this year's Senate session. Also, a one-on-one with DNC Chair Jamie Harrison and Senator Todd Young about President Biden's upcoming address to Congress.
22 minutes | Apr 18, 2021
EP 181. Tragedy in Indianapolis
-We hear from Congressman Andre Carson after the tragic mass shooting at FedEx -We also hear from Senator Todd Young and Marion county Health Director Virigina Caine -As the Senate session winds down we hear from Senators Eddie Melton and Ron Alting we discuss school funding in Indiana and the battle over the Governors emergency powers
22 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
EP 180. First Maskless week in Indiana
-We hear Governor Holcomb defend his decision to lift the state mandate and make it an advisory -We hear from two former candidates about their political futures -Republican Senator Mike Braun gives his take on what Hoosiers are facing at home and in Washington D.C.
22 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
EP 179. The Final Four in Indiana
-Governor Holcomb responds to Indiana State Democrats who don't want to lift the mask mandate -We talk with State Senator J.D Ford -We also hear from US Representative Victoria Spartz and her recent trip to the US border
23 minutes | Mar 28, 2021
EP 178. Mask Mandate Becomes Advisory
Governor Holcomb expanded vaccine eligibility to anyone 16 years old and up, and we hear from local officials and medical experts. We hear from newly elected Democratic Party chair Mike Schmuhl and re-elect Kyle Hupfer.
22 minutes | Mar 21, 2021
EP 177. March Madness Arrives in Indiana
-March Madness is here in Indy, we speak with Mayor Joe Hogsette about the impact the big dance will have on the city -State and local health officials try ramp up vaccinations across the state -We also hear from Fisher's Mayor Scott Fadness -We also talk about Indiana's newest Secretary of State Holli Sullivan
22 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
EP. The American Rescue Plan
-President Biden signs the nearly 2 Trillion American Rescue Plan -We talk exclusively with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg -Plus we hear Indiana Senator Todd Young -And a recap of our Path out of the Pandemic Town Hall
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