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  • Pence’s “Pelosi” Moment Gives Cause for RFRA Repeal

    Pence’s “Pelosi” Moment Gives Cause for RFRA Repeal

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) When a state’s governor goes on national television and explains that a bill he just signed into law needs clarification, you know the bill is a troubled piece of legislation. When state legislative leaders from that same governor’s party hold a press conference to explain that the legislation they just recently passed needs […]

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  • Attend the 2015 LPIN Convention

    Attend the 2015 LPIN Convention

    Join Libertarians from across the state at this year’s annual convention and business meeting.

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  • Ladwig: The Prevailing Wage

    Ladwig: The Prevailing Wage

    “People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices. But though the law cannot hinder people of the same trade from sometimes assembling together, it ought to do nothing to facilitate such assemblies, much […]

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  • Dreiman:  Revenue Generation Trumps Due Process in Speed Camera Legislation

    Dreiman: Revenue Generation Trumps Due Process in Speed Camera Legislation

    (Greenfield, Indiana) If one key Hoosier legislator gets his way this legislation session, revenue streams for local government will trump due process. That is an unfortunately reality coming out of our GOP-dominated state legislature. Rep. Ed Soliday’s HB-1404 authorizes the use of speed cameras in work zones and on school bus stop arms. The legislation […]

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  • LPIN Response to Pence State of the State Address

    LPIN Response to Pence State of the State Address

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) Gov. Mike Pence delivered a very utilitarian State of the State address this evening. If this was intended to set the stage for a run for higher national office, the governor hid the agenda well. “To the governor’s credit, he focused his remarks on his current job and serving our state,” noted Libertarian […]

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  • Pence will be schooled for end run around Ritz

    Pence will be schooled for end run around Ritz

    If he wanted to run schools, he chose the wrong office. Gov. Mike Pence misjudged his role when he effectively rendered meaningless the job of Glenda Ritz, whom voters chose to be superintendent of public instruction. He also misjudged the sure-to-come political fallout that will be worse than he expects. The Libertarian Party of Indiana […]

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  • Hoosier Libertarians Win Key National Posts

    Hoosier Libertarians Win Key National Posts

    Hoosier libertarians won several key leadership posts at this past weekend’s national convention in Columbus, Ohio. Two state party members won at-large positions on the Libertarian Party’s national governing board. Two other members won election to the party’s Judiciary Committee. Former LPIN State Chairman Sam Goldstein won an at-large post, winning the second most votes […]

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  • Jasper, Schick Tapped By LPIN To Complete Statewide Ticket

    Jasper, Schick Tapped By LPIN To Complete Statewide Ticket

    (Indianapolis, Indiana) The Libertarian Party of Indiana announced this week the selections of Mike Jasper and John Schick for Indiana treasurer and auditor, respectively. Jasper and Schick join Secretary of State candidate Karl Tatgenhorst on this fall’s ballot. Mike Jasper – State Treasurer Mike Jasper is a partner of Synergy 360. Mike has devoted his […]

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  • Horning and Frey Release Joint Statement on Announced EPA Mandates

    Horning and Frey Release Joint Statement on Announced EPA Mandates

    (Evansville, Indiana) Andrew Horning and Mike Frey, Libertarian Party candidates for U.S. House in Indiana’s southern districts, released the following joint statement today regarding the EPA’s recent announcement mandating a 20% reduction in power plant carbon emissions: Now is a very bad time to suppress market forces with heavy-handed regulation; regulation that is also unconstitutional, […]

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  • LPIN Challenges FEC Restrictions in U.S. Court

    LPIN Challenges FEC Restrictions in U.S. Court

    (Indianapolis, Indiana ) In a lawsuit filed on May 21st in the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., the Libertarian Party of Indiana (LPIN) challenged provisions of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (“BCRA”) prohibiting the party from creating an Independent Expenditure-only account to be used for party branding, messaging, and non-coordinated candidate support. Strict regulations […]

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  • LPIN Renews Calls for Privately-funded Democratic and Republican Primaries

    LPIN Renews Calls for Privately-funded Democratic and Republican Primaries

    With incumbents sweeping federal races in today’s primary elections, the Libertarian Party renewed its calls for the Democratic and Republican parties to move their selection of general election candidates to privately-financed conventions.  Since its inception, the Libertarian Party has nominated candidates at its own self-financed convention. “It’s a charade,” noted Libertarian Party State Chairman Dan […]

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  • Tatgenhorst Tapped to Lead LPIN Candidate Efforts in General Election

    Tatgenhorst Tapped to Lead LPIN Candidate Efforts in General Election

    (Indianapolis)  Porter County technology executive Karl Tatgenhorst was voted by convention delegates this weekend to serve as the party’s standard bearer heading into the fall elections.  Tatgenhorst secured the nomination for the Secretary of State at the 2014 Libertarian Party of Indiana State Convention held in Indianapolis. “It’s an honor to be chosen,” Tatgenhorst commented. […]

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  • Duensing Recognized by Peers at LPIN Convention

    Duensing Recognized by Peers at LPIN Convention

    (Indianapolis)  “It’s been a team effort,” noted Libertarian Party Vice Chair Beth Duensing in remarks following her being awarded the Party’s top volunteer honor, the Dr. Barbara Bourland Light of Liberty Award. “There have been a lot of people involved in our region’s growth over the last several years,” Duensing explained.  “Our leadership in Porter County and […]

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  • LPLP:  Thanks, but no tanks!

    LPLP: Thanks, but no tanks!

    (Michigan City, Indiana)  The Libertarian Party of La Porte County calls for the immediate return of the recently acquired military Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle by the Michigan City Police Department and seeks your support. Here are just few concerns from a Sept-Oct. 2011 Army Sustainment report concerning the MRAP’s use in combat: · […]

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  • Gill: Pence Approves Mass Transit Bill – Hopefully taxpayers will be smart enough to shoot it down

    Gill: Pence Approves Mass Transit Bill – Hopefully taxpayers will be smart enough to shoot it down

    James Gill writes for The Indy Libertarian, an Indianapolis area blog on local and state current events. Gov. Pence signed the central Indiana mass transit bill this week. The issue now goes to the taxpayers in six counties for approval. A referendum will be held to determine if taxpayers will volunteer for increase income taxes […]

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  • About the LPIN
    LPINThe Libertarian Party is America, and Indiana's, third largest political party, founded in 1971 as an alternative to the two main political parties. Its vision is for a world in which all individuals can freely exercise the natural right of sole dominion over their own lives, liberty and property by building a political party that elects Libertarians to public office, and moving public policy in a libertarian direction.

    The Libertarian Party of Indiana was formed in 1974, and has maintained ballot access since 1994.
  • LPIN Chairman’s Welcome
    Dan Drexler Welcome to the official Internet home of Hoosier Libertarians, LPIN.org. Enjoy the time you spend here learning more about the Libertarian Party of Indiana, the third largest political party in Indiana.

    I'd like to answer your questions and provide you with more information about the LPIN. Email me at lpinhq@lpin.org and I will respond promptly. Thank you for your continued support of freedom in Indiana.

    Dan Drexler
    Chairman, LPIN