Governor-elect Eric Holcomb rolled out his legislative agenda this week while House Republicans unveiled their road funding plan.
Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.
Pelath’s proposal would require changing the Indiana Constitution.
The proposed first steps would cover less than half of the state’s needs.
Sen. Greg Taylor says recent incidents – including vandalized churches – underline the need for such a bill, which he’ll author this session.
U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly says he doesn’t feel added pressure as the leader of the Indiana Democratic Party after its substantial losses.
Top fiscal lawmakers say the potential impact of Donald Trump’s proposed reforms could upend the new state budget they’ll write early next year.
Incoming Attorney General Curtis Hill says the state shouldn’t abandon what he calls “strict enforcement” when it comes to addressing the drug epidemic.
Senator Joe Donnelly says he’s worked for years to address the mental health of active-duty servicemembers, and he’s now shifting his focus to veterans.
Indiana’s infrastructure task force approved recommendations that include raising taxes to generate funds for roads and bridges.