An attorney and M.B.A., the triple-Indiana University graduate served as Director of Legal Affairs for the Council of State Governments, and as Director of Marketing and in-house counsel for the Hudson Institute before founding INGroup in 1989, a firm providing key information resources related to Indiana state politics and government.
Ed has directed numerous projects for the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Federal Election Commission, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and is a nationally recognized authority on state election, ethics, lobbying, and campaign finance law. His research was approvingly cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark 2000 decision.
The newsletters he now publishes for Hannah News have each won first-place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists – Indiana. In 1995, the Indianapolis Business Journal recognized him as a member of its “40 Under 40” class. In 2009, he was recognized by the Ball State University Department of Journalism with a Special Citation.
Adam VanOsdol is the senior editor of Hannah News Indiana and co-author of Indiana Legislative Insight, Indiana Education Insight, and Indiana Gaming Insight. Before that, he was senior editor for INGroup.
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (08/19/19): ● Many unknowns around Rep. Ellington's campaign disclosure idea ● Sen. Tallian readies a new run, but not for governor ● Gun-rights group accuses Sen. Braun of bailing on Second Amendment [...]
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (07/15/19): ● State payroll modernization is next big IT lift ● Rumored: Mayor to challenge incumbent for Congress ● Woody announces for Governor ● Sen. Young files bills on organ donation and [...]
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (07/08/19): ● Update on state pension fund performance ● Asset forfeiture keeping Indiana Supreme Court busy ● Duke Energy proposes two-step rate increase ● Unemployment rate grows over-the-year yet again ● Marketplace [...]