Legislation passed this sessions builds upon a law created in 2012.
A bill is currently in the Senate that would require all child care staff in facilities that accept block grant vouchers to undergo a criminal background check.
The bill would also create a new database run by the state police to track meth labs that have not been decontaminated.
The additional area code will be added using an "overlay" method which will require everyone in the 812 area to start dialing 10 digit phone numbers.
Indiana convenience store association challenges law limiting cold beer sales to liquor stores.
The university cites increased financial literacy for the shift.
Legislators face the tough task of paying for new local programming without any additional funding allocated from the Department of Corrections.
The state has set aside $75 million to help communities tear down abandoned homes they otherwise could not afford to deal with.
Residents of Matlock Heights asked the City Council to help them establish their neighborhood as a conservation district to maintain the integrity of the area.
Health groups say carrying a child to the full-term of 39 weeks significantly reduces the risk of infant mortality.