The legislation would provide grant money for children whose families' incomes are at 185 percent of the poverty level or less to go to preschool.
A budget proposed by Gov. Mike Pence gives higher education institutions a one percent funding increase, with funding based on performance the following year.
Ball State University officials say the formula favors large campuses, but Indiana University officials support the funding model.
A judge this week decided the state should have looked at this year’s enrollment, rather than last's, when distributing funding to the schools
A recent report shows Indiana spends $9.3 million on tobacco prevention programs, which is one-eighth of what a national health organization recommends.
Key players at the Indiana Statehouse are becoming more amenable to the idea that the upcoming session might be the time to devote state funding to pre-K.
An appeals court ruled Tuesday that Indiana cannot defund Planned Parenthood because it performs abortions.
The INDOT Commissioner says the state needs more funding for long-term projects, but he did not specify where that funding might be found.
CFO Neil Theobald says the move could reduce overall expenses amid rising health care costs and uncertainties in state and federal funding.
The Board of Public Works made the decision after the ambulance board was unable to make a recommendation.