A former Baron Hill and Obama 2012 presidential campaign staffer, John Zody replaces Dan Parker.
A House committee removed parts of a bill that would allow live table games at racetrack casinos and permit the state’s riverboats to move inland.
The state wants to continue using the Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP, as its health insurance program for low-income Hoosiers not covered by Medicaid.
Indiana legislators debated the state's budget and whether to restrict purchase of cold medications used for methamphetamine.
The measure would provide at least $10 million in matching grant money for Indiana schools to hire more school resource officers.
A bill, which has passed out of a Senate committee, would make it illegal to take photographs or video in a private businesses without the owners’ permission.
The legislature considered bills on Sunday alcohol sales and the state's voucher program, while GOP leaders said they would not take up a ban on gay marriage.
The proposed bill would create a state-run healthcare exchange, and expand the state’s Medicaid program to add as many as 400,000 Hoosiers.
As the General Assembly convenes today, members look forward to seeing eye to eye on more issues.
Monday morning at 11, an Opening Day look ahead to this year's initiatives in the Statehouse.