We know you’re busy and don’t have time to go through all the headlines from across the state, so we do it for you with the daily Indy Politics Statewide Summary.  Here’s a copy of what we sent out at 6:30 a.m. this morning.


With less than 60 days to go until Election Day, Indy Politics sat down with political experts Dr. Laura Albright of the University of Indianapolis and Andy Downs of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue University Ft. Wayne to assess the current political landscape and to gauge what impact Donald Trump will have in the Hoosier state on the upcoming mid-terms.  (Indy Politics)

Indiana’s largest law enforcement group endorsed Sen. Joe Donnelly for re-election on Monday.  (The Statehouse File)

GOP Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick effusively praised Democrat U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly on Monday at a school safety event.  But that doesn’t mean she is endorsing him in his re-election bid.  (Journal Gazette)

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch are planning international economic development trips to help strengthen the state’s automotive and agriculture industries.  (IBJ)




Twelve hundred Indiana school security officers are in Indy for their annual training — the first since a school shooting in Noblesville in May.  (WIBC)

Purdue University is blocking Netflix and other popular streaming services with little to no academic use in the classroom for a pilot program aimed at improving reliable connections to academic sites in the school’s largest lecture halls.  (Indiana Public Media)

Meeting for the first time since breaking ties with Papa John’s Pizza founder John Schnatter, Ball State University’s board of trustees on Friday didn’t pretend like the issue was behind them.  (Star Press)

Paul McCartney will play his first show in Indiana after six years away, and the Beatles icon isn’t performing in Indianapolis.  (Indy Star)