Gov. Pence says the legislature will need to appropriate $7.5 million each year for additional Department of Child Services case workers.
The bill would bar construction of new nursing homes for three years with only a few exceptions.
State officials say the increase in the unemployment rate was sparked by an increase in the number of people reentering the job hunt.
The bill allows terminally ill patients to use medicine that has not received full FDA approval.
A bill aimed at the state's Amish community would create a new state ID that does not require a photograph.
The measure helps protect active duty National Guard members and reservists from foreclosures and default.
Supporters of the bill say the RFRA concept exists in 30 other states and has not been used as a license to discriminate.
The General Assembly hasn’t increased dollars in the state’s Public Mass Transportation Fund for seven years.
The bill from Sen. Ed Charbonneau, R-Valparaiso, places new requirements on both owners of above ground storage tanks and the state.
One Senate committee this week approved a bill regulating the state’s vaping industry while another held off on legislation aimed at helping the terminally ill.