Indiana joined the national initiative to share academic standards in 2010.
The approved legislation releases $200 million right away but requires state budget committee approval for the second $200 million.
February tax revenues were $54 million short of projected levels, putting the state $90 million below expectations for the fiscal year.
Pre-K Bill legislation could move the issue beyond just a study committee.
Pence says the country‘s ills will be cured through state capitals, not the federal capitol.
A pilot program aimed at providing pre-k for low-income kids was stripped out of a bill Wednesday. The program was replaced with a mandated study of the issue:
The Republican plan would allow local governments to eliminate a tax on purchases of new business equipment.
The legislative session will begin today at 3:30. It was postponed because of Sunday's winter storm and bitter cold temperatures.
Friends of Jacobs say he will be remembered as an ethical and generous man.
An adoption tax credit and the formation of an interim study committee are some of the goals in the governor's 2014 legislative agenda.