Republican legislative leaders say it’s “critically important” that Governor Eric Holcomb support their charge to raise taxes for road funding.
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.
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.
Three significant Indiana House committees – Public Policy, Utilities and Employment and Labor – will have new leadership next session.
Just one day after shrugging off questions about a controversial abortion ban bill, House Speaker Brian Bosma dampened any enthusiasm over its chances.
The legislature has chosen Habitat for Humanity as its charitable cause for 2017.
Legislative leaders laid out their vision for the upcoming session as newly elected and reelected lawmakers were sworn in.
Freedom Indiana wants Governor-elect Eric Holcomb to push for anti-discrimination protections for LGBT Hoosiers.