Political Notebook

  • Hoosiers asked to help make Indiana more competitive
    The Indiana Department of Revenue on Monday released a report of ideas and recommendations generated at the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference in June.
  • Stutzman’s wife on ‘19 Kids’
    Christy Stutzman, wife of Congressman Marlin Stutzman, made a surprise appearance last Tuesday night on the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting.
  • Voters forum set for Saturday
    The Fort Wayne Chapter of The Links Inc., a non-profit women's service organization, will present a voter education and engagement forum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

3 Democrats to talk taxes

Democratic candidates for state auditor, a state Senate seat and Wayne Township trustee will have a joint appearance Monday to talk about Earned Income Tax Credit programs and helping low-income Hoosiers file their tax returns.

Auditor hopeful Mike Claytor of Carmel, Senate District 15 candidate Jack Morris of Fort Wayne and incumbent township Trustee Rick Stevenson of Fort Wayne will appear at 10 a.m. at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St.

Morris and Stevenson are unopposed in the May 6 Democratic primary election. Claytor so far is the only candidate for the auditor’s nomination at the Democratic State Convention in Indianapolis in June.