An Indiana Senate study committee on immigration kicks off next week with the first of six meetings that will be held throughout the summer.
The LGBT rights debate ended this session before it even got a vote in the Senate.
The bill does give local governments some ability to raise taxes for road improvements.
The Senate remains opposed to the House GOP's road funding plan. House Republicans propose increasing gas and cigarette taxes to create long-term road funding.
Several members of the Senate Appropriations Committee seem skeptical about proposal’s tax increases.
Senate GOP Leader David Long says if Young’s signature count is short, it would be, in his words, “one of the most colossal mistakes” he’s ever seen.
The governor’s proposed budget puts $42 million a year towards the IEDC project. The House and Senate scaled that back to $10 million a year.
Indiana Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, says the ordeal made lawmakers more sensitive to issues involving the LGBT community.
Monday's hearing is the Senate's first chance to look at the proposal in depth.
Senate Minority Leader Tim Lanane says he’s concerned that the bill is being pushed by Republicans to serve a political agenda.