Rep. Scott Pelath

In a week that saw the aftermath of violence in Indiana kill two police officers in Gary and Indianapolis, a slap on the wrist to former schools chief Dr. Tony Bennett for ethics violations and the Indiana State Board of Education and Gov. Mike Pence education agency publicly manhandled the elected Democratic Superintendent of Public […]

UPDATED WITH TONY BENNETT REACTION, PLUS FROM INDY LEADERS FROM AWA. AUDIO/VIDEO OF BENNETT’S RESIGNATION STATEMENT: Blaming “malicious reports from Indiana” Dr. Tony Bennett has resigned as Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida. Bennett’s dramatic resignation and fall from grace occurred just three days after news broke that the former Indiana Superintendent of […]

The Indiana Legislature’s in its final week with several key issues yet to resolved. Indiana House Minority Leader Rep. Scott Pelath appeared on Afternoons with Amos to give a sober assessment of what Hoosiers face from the Republican supermajority.  Pelath blasted Republicans and Gov. Mike Pence for their failure to deal with Medicare expansion under […]

In February 2004, Afternoons with Amos and WTLC-AM became the first radio station in Indiana to originate a live broadcast from the Indiana State House while the Indiana Legislature was in session.  During those ten years, the program has interviewed scores of legislators, of both parties, along with citizens, lobbyists, community activities and just plain […]

In numbers, Democrats in the Indiana House of Representatives will be outnumbered two-to-one. Yet new House Democratic Leader State Rep. Scott Pelath says the Republican House super majority won’t prevent Democrats from standing up for what they believe in.  Appearing on Afternoons with Amos, in his first live Indianapolis interview, Rep. Pelath told Amos and […]