Sen. Greg Taylor says recent incidents – including vandalized churches – underline the need for such a bill, which he’ll author this session.
Democrats say Indiana Republicans are putting party over country by refusing to withdraw support for presidential candidate Donald Trump.
A handful of GOP contenders are now vying to replace Pence.
A story in the Indianapolis Star alleges that top BMV officials were told of the overcharges years before the state revealed them to the public.
House Minority Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, says he will also look for opportunities to work with the GOP.
The GOP picked up one seat in the state Senate and a few in the House, to retain their supermajority in both houses of government.
Hoosier women earn about 73 cents for every dollar men make for the same work.
The senate minority leader says two Senate Democrats plan to introduce bills in the upcoming session calling for a $10 per hour state minimum wage.
State Democratic Party Chair John Zody says Indiana's congressional delegation needs to stop pointing fingers and stop the government shutdown.
Most Republican legislators are blaming President Barack Obama, while Democrats are saying Republicans need to learn to compromise.