Each lawmaker had to pay a different dollar amount for walking out during the spring legislative session. Representative Peggy Welch paid $8,000.
Democratic Mayor Greg Goodnight praised the re-election of Republican City Council members.
"We’re obviously at a point where there has been a tremendous dysfunction in the House and the Senate."
The deal is opposed by both Democratic and Republican representatives from Indiana. 3 Hoosier congressmen voted for the bill.
The concerns of those who attended the town hall meeting at an Indianapolis Baptist church ranged from confusion over Medicare’s various plans and policies.
Some speculate Donnelly’s decision to run is based on the new congressional redistricting maps approved by the Indiana General Assembly.
Bloomington's mayor defeats his challenger in a 3-2 margin and in the council races an incumbent and a radio host are headed to the general election.
The House has completed the work it was supposed to finish six weeks ago. But legislators have just four weeks left to finish the rest of their assignments.
Members of the Monroe County Democratic Caucus endorsed Mark Kruzan for Mayor in the upcoming election.
Indiana House business was delayed Thursday as Democrats met to discuss issues they’re concerned about moving forward for the rest of the session.