Former Indiana Governor Otis Bowen, who also served as the Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Ronald Reagan, died Saturday.
The Indianapolis Power and Light Company plant is expected to be complete by 2017.
The deal includes a 5 percent tax cut over the next three years and allocates hundreds of millions of dollars to education and roads funding.
The bills create regional works councils and a state career council to improve career education in Indiana schools.
The legislation creates stricter regulations for facilities that dispense the abortion-inducing drug RU-486.
Gov. Mike Pence says the bill that revises the state's criminal code is too lenient with low-level offenders.
Americans for Prosperity will air TV ads in support of a tax cut even GOP lawmakers have expressed skepticism about.
Legislators already differ on whether the bill amounts to an expansion of gambling.
Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) says he wants more flexibility in where cuts must happen, while Governor Mike Pence says the state is planning where to cut.
Scott Pelath says Mike Pence needs to provide a more detailed vision on job creation.