Scott D. Pelath (D)
Indiana State House Of Representatives District 9
The House Democrats’ plan would divert sales tax revenues on gasoline and special fuels to road maintenance.
Monday's hearing is the Senate's first chance to look at the proposal in depth.
The legislation is aimed at providing more transparency in both the legislative and executive branches of state government.
The House Democratic Leader says the wage gap is the most pressing economic issue facing Indiana.
Indiana isn't likely to follow the lead of four states which voted last week to raise the minimum wage.