NEW YORK - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says Republicans must dramatically limit the federal government's role in education, welfare programs and transportation.
Pence says that state leaders -- not the federal government -- should be responsible for those areas.
Pence made the comments in a Thursday night speech to political donors in New York City. He was in the state to help boost his national profile ahead of a possible presidential bid.
The former congressman isn't as well known on the national stage as some potential candidates, but Republican operatives suggest that he could emerge as a major player should he run.
It is Pence's second meeting with New York donors in as many months. He's also been bolstering his policy resume at home and abroad.
Thieves target neighborhood's holiday gifts
Residents on the city's west side say someone is stealing their mail. Gifts and cards have been targeted by thieves trying to cash in ahead…
Man accused of repeatedly robbing 86-year-old
An Indianapolis man is facing multiple charges for allegedly robbing an octogenarian multiple times.
Kmart apologizes for layaway problems
Kmart is apologizing for problems with its layaway system that has left some families scrambling the week before Christmas, Call 6…
Miami County teenager dies of MRSA
A Miami County family was struggling to come to terms with the loss of their daughter who recently died from a type of staph infection known…
Ind. high court issues order upholding labor law
The Indiana Supreme Court has issued an order throwing out the last remaining constitutional challenge to Indiana's right-to-work law banning…
Indy Animal Care and Control names new leader
Officials with the Department of Public Safety announced a new chief for Indianapolis Animal Care and Control.