The move came after Rep. Jud McMillin resigned from the position last week amid a sex scandal.
Marion Superior Judge James Osborn says the separation of powers doctrine forbids the courts from getting involved in legislative affairs.
House Speaker Brian Bosma says he anticipates making infrastructure a primary focus the next two sessions.
The legislature OK'd most of Pence's agenda this year, but there were several items that lawmakers were at least hesitant to fully support.
The governor’s Regional Cities Initiative is aimed at fostering greater collaboration in economic development and community improvement around the state.
The bill requires legislators to disclose more information about their business interests.
The state legislature changed RFRA to make it clear the law could not be used to discriminate against people because of sexual orientation or gender identity.
House Republicans spent more than four hours Wednesday in private caucus meetings.
House Speaker Brian Bosma addressed the scandal involving a state representative caught sexting a porn star Thursday.
Gov. Pence's proposed budget kept nearly 13 percent of state revenue in reserve. But in their budget proposal House Republicans kept reserves below 12 percent.