GOP Senate leader David Long announced Monday that Republican Sen. Ryan Mishler will take over for longtime chairman Luke Kenley, who is stepping down.
Sales tax collections are down more than three percent from expected levels through nearly half of the fiscal year.
Zoeller charges that Kirk used school corporation funds to pay for personal expenses such as restaurant bills, jewelry, household appliances, and groceries.
The 9/11 commission said the U.S. is safer since 2001, but old and new issues still need to be addressed.
The Senate Appropriations Committee added two amendments to the charter school bill.
Budget officials say, while the school is currently financially sound, increasing cost and a poor economy could mean IU is heading for rough times.