Rep. Dan Leonard, R-Huntington, wants to include reserve officers in the same yearly training courses professional police have to go through on the job.
The governor signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law this week, and legislators advanced a new energy efficiency program.
After four months without a decrease in unemployment, Indiana’s rate fell below 6 percent in February.
The gaming bill allows riverboats to move on land and includes several tax credits and incentives.
Holcomb has worked for several Indiana politicians but has never served in elected office himself.
The legislature would now have to pass another bill next year to authorize the boxes.
There are two nearly identical bills, one each in the House and Senate, on the issue, both receiving unanimous support.
Rep. Earl Harris served in the Indiana House since 1983. He died of cancer Monday.
Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.
Sen. Dan Coats says it's time to pass his job on to the next generation of leaders.