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OPINION | Indiana should take Ritz seriously

Many people might have gotten caught up in the national election results last Tuesday. So for those who don’t know: Glenda Ritz was elected state superintendent of public instruction. The Indiana government needs to respect that. Ritz won over incumbent Tony Bennett, who pushed a voucher system that financed students transferring out of public schools.

STAFF EDITORIAL | Political games hurt Indiana

The state of Wisconsin garnered nationwide attention when legislation was proposed to cut the collective bargaining rights of state employees. Even more interesting was the Senate Democrats fleeing to Illinois to avoid voting on the measure and stalling the legislative process. In Indiana, Democrats in the House of Representatives followed suit and on Feb. 22,