Indiana Senate GOP Leader David Long chose former Senator Beverly Gard to lead the new two-year commission on the state's alcohol laws.
Indiana State Senator Luke Kenley, one of the most influential lawmakers at the Statehouse, will retire later this year after 25 years in office.
Controversy this past session over convenience stores obtaining alcohol carryout permits prompted the creation of the alcohol law study commission.
The controversy over Ricker’s convenience stores’ ability to sell cold beer and hard alcohol grew more contentious.
Indiana senators approved making the state schools chief a position appointed by the governor and not elected by voters.
Indiana legislators are trying to close a loophole that's allowed a convenience store to sell cold beer, a right reserved for liquor stores and restaurants.
A legislative panel will consider making the state superintendent an appointed position.
Legislative leaders say the future of Indiana’s health care program, HIP 2.0, is uncertain with some federal lawmakers aiming to repeal its funding source.
Senate lawmakers rejected or scaled back two of Governor Eric Holcomb’s top priorities this week.
One override would allow the state to delay environmental regulations that are stricter than federal rules.