Democrats voted against the budget, saying changes to the state's education funding formula will hurt many public schools.
Indiana Republicans are introducing their proposed budget on the House floor this week. It includes a boost to education funding.
Republican incumbent Matt Ubelhor has defeated democrat Jeff Sparks and libertarian Ashley Qualkenbush for the District 62 State House of Representatives seat.
The resolution that would amend the constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman passed the House today 57-40.
An Indiana University sophomore is challenging House Representative Bob Behning, R-91, in next year's election.
A bill making its way through Congress would reform investigation policies for sexual abuse cases in the military.
The bill passed almost exclusively along party lines, with only two Democrats crossing the aisle to vote for the pay freeze.
The bill would loosen the income requirements for families seeking vouchers to send their children to private schools.
The bill passed unanimously but is expected to face greater obstacles when it is heard on the House floor.
Republicans charged Democrats thousands of dollars each in fines for walking out of the House of Representatives in 2011.