But the expansion isn’t nearly as broad as many, including Pence, wanted.
Legislators plan to vote in early evening on a new state budget which calls for a five-percent income tax cut, phased in over the next four years.
Overall revenues were boosted by a surge in individual income tax collections, which came in more than $70 million ahead.
In a statement released on his Facebook page, Senator Joe Donnelly said he opposes amending both the Indiana and U.S. constitutions to ban same-sex marriage.
The Indiana legislature considered measures on casinos and veterans benefits, and Governor Mike Pence announced his concerns with the criminal code bill.
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.