Rob Burgess

Writer - Local Government and Justice

Bio

My background is that I'm the fourth generation in my family to work as a journalist. I also have a degree from Indiana University in Elementary Education. My wife, Ash, and I have two children, Harper, 4, and Emerald, 1.

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Mitchell, IN

After almost a year of serving as News Editor, it is my duty to inform you this is my final House of Burgess column for NUVO. I'm moving on to a new position starting next week, and I wanted to end my tenure here with a note of appreciation.

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State Sen. Eddie Melton, D-Gary, announced the formation of a gubernatorial exploratory committee on Tuesday, June 4 at the Gary Teachers Union. The first-term legislator also announced a statewide listening tour at the event.

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United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler announced that Nolan Brewer, 21, Eminence, was sentenced in federal court on Monday, May 20, to three years in prison for conspiring to violate the civil rights of Congregation Shaarey Tefilla, a Jewish synagogue in Carmel.

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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell will hold a town hall at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Factory 12 Event Loft, 1235 Jackso…

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There are now nearly two dozen announced Democratic presidential candidates, and one of them is coming to the Hoosier state this weekend. California Rep. Eric Swalwell will hold a town hall on Sunday in Columbus.

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Rob Burgess

Thanks so much for reading and responding! It means a lot to know you found it useful.

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Rob Burgess commented on 2019 Primary Voters Guide

You're welcome! Glad you found it informative.

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Rob Burgess commented on 2019 Primary Voters Guide

Hello,

Thanks for reading and responding. The reason we were not able to publish stories about those districts is because none of the candidates on the primary election ballot in those races returned answers after multiple attempts over the course of several weeks via phone, email, and…

Rob Burgess

Thanks for reading and responding, Nancy! Hopefully people will think twice before making this problem worse in the future!

Rob Burgess

Thanks for your help with this story, Deb! I love how it all came full circle. And, yeah, the minute someone tells me I can't read something, it makes me want to read it even more!

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Rob Burgess commented on 2019 Primary Voters Guide: District 3

Thanks for the clarification, Tim. I just updated the story.

Rob Burgess

Hello, thanks for reading and responding. I have often wondered the same: https://www.nuvo.net/voices/burgess-must-indiana-always-be-among-the-last/article_baf66336-3b61-11e9-a57b-43a76ece803d.html

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Rob Burgess commented on This Week in News

We've had some great responses. Thanks so much for reading and responding!

Rob Burgess

Hello, thanks so much for reading and responding! I recognize that I have a bias when it comes to Weezer, so my thoughts may be skewed. I'm glad you're enjoying it, though. I will definitely check out The Black Album.

Rob Burgess

Rob Burgess commented on The Story of Chaney Lively

Thanks so much for reading and responding!

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