Under the plan, K-12 education funding would be increased by 1.1 percent in the first year, and 1.7 percent in the second year, or a total of $273 million.
Pence sought $53.5 million in new projects last year as part of the state's 200th birthday celebration.
The Indiana Department of Education presented its two-year budget proposal to lawmakers Thursday.
Rep. Greg Steuerwald’s (R-Danville) would create a fund to pay each exonerated person $25,000 for every year spent behind bars.
As lawmakers grapple with funding the state’s roads and bridges, many communities don’t want them to forget another mode of transportation: rail.
The Department of Natural Resources says the Nongame Wildlife Fund's donations fell more than 60 percent last year.
Legislative leaders say naming too many specific infrastructure projects in this session’s road funding bill could be damaging.
Corporate funding has increased while public funding has decreased.
More than $67 million in federal funds is heading to Indiana to help low-income families.
Money is continuing to pour in from out of state into the campaign accounts for Indiana's gubernatorial candidates, Eric Holcomb and John Gregg.