Thomas says he'll appeal to the average Republican voter by advertising himself as an alternative candidate more focused on fixing what's wrong with Indiana.
Businessman Bob Thomas says he'll focus on a run for governor; Westfield police will discuss last month's stage collapse. Read more in our morning roundup.
Gov. Pence could face a tougher election bid than he did in 2012.
Leadership changes expected at the Indiana BMV; Vigo County Council approves tax breaks for a solar farm project. Read more in our morning roundup.
State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Portage, will face John Gregg in the 2016 Democratic primary.
The field for the 2016 race for governor is growing; the parents of a Hoosier killed by ISIS accepted a diploma on his behalf. Read more in our morning roundup.
Sen. Tallian has been an outspoken critic of Gov. Mike Pence and is the second Democrat to officially enter the race.
The Democratic candidate and former Indiana House Speaker, who also ran in 2012, announced the news Thursday.
John Gregg said in February that he was considering a possible 2016 run for Indiana governor.
Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act has become the subject of fierce debate across the nation.