In a 3-2 decision, the state Supreme Court decided the fines imposed on Democrats for walking out of the statehouse are a legislative, not a judicial matter.
Once the three Democrat-held seats are eliminated, Republicans will control the city-county council.
The budget spearheaded by House Republicans passed the Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday along party lines.
The House budget unveiled Friday would restore K-12 education funding above 2010 levels.
Because the GOP has a supermajority in House of Representatives, Democrats must unify if they want to push through any of their initiatives.
House Republicans picked up nine seats in the 2012 elections, putting them over the 67 needed to secure a quorum-proof majority.
Skillman highlights Mourdock’s ability to work with both sides of the aisle...something Mourdock’s opponents say goes against his record.
Democrats who attended a caucus voted to replace Pat Bauer with Linda Lawson as the House minority leader.
House Minority Democratic Leader Pat Bauer says the party needs to stay united if it wants to be successful in November.
Analysts say they do not think the Democrats will lay out any specifics of their agenda during the state caucus they are holding Saturday.