Ritz submitted her proposed schools budget to the State Budget Agency this week, asking for a three percent increase in public school funding.
While Sen. Joe Donnelly praised the bipartisan effort, Sen. Dan Coats says he worries an opportunity may have been wasted.
Gov. Mike Pence is ordering organizations that receive state funding to hold some of their budgets in reserves because of low state revenue.
State tax revenues are more than $70 million below expectations through the first quarter of the fiscal year.
A team of Indiana University students helped develop the real-time bus mapping software for Bloomington Transit.
Since 1,400 parking meters in downtown Bloomington went online this week, they have been generating about $5,000 a day for the city.
Laws the General Assembly passed this year include a biennial budget, school safety measures and initiatives aimed at boosting career education.
A growing financial deficit could force Ivy Tech Community College to close as many as a quarter of its facilities.
Brown County could receive up to $600,000 more in transportation funding next year, but that is not enough to cover all the needed road maintenance.
The house speaker and the governor both said they were happy with the 5 percent income tax cut in the final version of the budget.