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.
Todd Huston was named speaker-elect Monday during a House Republican caucus meeting at the State House, two weeks after Speaker Brian Bosma announced his plans to resign. Huston will serve as speaker-elect during most of the 2020 legislative session [...]
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (11/18/19): ● Glance at Congressional District population changes heading into 2021 redistricting ● Emboldened educators demand better pay ● Old National Bank/Ball State University Hoosier Survey shows Gov. Holcomb with high approval [...]
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (11/11/19): ● After two earlier SCOTUS losses, AG Hill leads new challenge to protect Indiana farm exports ● R's romp in mayoral races, even as D's make some historic inroads ● Who [...]
What you can learn from INDIANA LEGISLATIVE INSIGHT (11/04/19): ● Mega-bite: State government losing rock star CIO ● Sen. Young's NRSC role grows ever more perilous ● Candidates queue up to replace Sen. Melton ● SCOTUS may or may not [...]