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OPINION February 19, 2017

The supremacy of our federal law
Under our Constitu­tion, federal law is "the supreme law of the land."
State laws at odds with federal law are invalid. Although federal supremacy has prevailed for more than 225 years, it was a hotly contested topic among the founding generation. Specific applications of federal law have been highly controversial throughout our history and remain so today.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

It's time for Sunday carryout sales
According to an Associated Press report, Indiana's legislative leaders have decided it's time to have a serious discussion about Sunday sales of carryout alcohol.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Indiana's Bicentennial: A year to remember, a legacy to continue
Five years ago, former Gov. Mitch Daniels announced the creation of the Bicentennial Commis­sion. Although it seems like yesterday that the Bicentennial journey began, these last few years were filled with countless meetings and conversations, solid accomplishments and a deeper appreciation from Hoosiers of their Indiana heritage and a vision of what we need to do to make a good state even better.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Boldness and courage needed most for Indiana
How could our attention not be drawn almost exclusively to the drama in our federal government with the once thought improbable transfer of power from Barack Obama to Donald J. Trump and the rise of Mike Pence to the vice presidency.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The important role of the judiciary
In 1787, the 12 states adopted the Constitution of the United States of America. In the Consti­tution, there are three branches of government. By having three branches of government, checks and balances exist so that one branch won't be more powerful than another.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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