Here are a few items of note you might find interesting…

The Statehouse File has an update on Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann’s trade mission to China.

Indy Democrat Mayoral candidate Joe Hogsett unveils his anti-crime plan (WIBC-FM), meanwhile Republican Chuck Brewer calls for debates in each Township (RTV 6).

The Indy Star reports on Public Safety Director Troy Riggs is leaving for a new post at IUPUI.

WFYI reports on the Court of Appeals decision to remove one exemption from the city of Indianapolis’ smoking ban.

Governor Mike Pence says Indiana will not comply with new Obama administration rules on climate change.  (Courier Press)

Democrat John Gregg says he plans to give Mike Pence a fight for the Governor’s office next year. (Greencastle Banner Graphic)  Karen Tallian touted her work in the legislature at a meeting of the Portage Rotary Club.  (Northwest Indiana Times)

Inside Indiana Business reports on a Ball State Study about the state of manufacturing.