Tolling of existing roadways could be a solution for the state’s road funding needs.
Governor Holcomb delivered the State of the State, a bill aimed at protesters who block traffic stalled, and a committee approved a balanced budget amendment.
Rucker was the first black man appointed to Indiana’s Supreme Court and is the last Democratic appointee.
Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush wants more attention paid to people who work in, and with, the state’s court system.
Holcomb’s address drew praise from Republican and Democratic legislative leaders. But there were criticisms, too.
Former Governor Mike Pence proposed a balanced budget amendment in 2015.
Legislative leaders say naming too many specific infrastructure projects in this session’s road funding bill could be damaging.
Republican legislative leaders say it’s “critically important” that Governor Eric Holcomb support their charge to raise taxes for road funding.
The Holcomb administration's proposed budget, as presented to lawmakers, contains only a modest increase in education spending.
The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.