Rep. Phyllis Pond, R-New Haven, resigned earlier this month after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
Realty Trac data shows all-cash deals in Indianapolis hit 17 percent in June, which is up from 7 percent from June 2012.
Senator Dan Coats says he believes compromise between the House and Senate is possible on immigration reform, but it will require a key concession by senators.
Lawmakers from both houses will meet Monday to work out the differences between the House and Senate versions of a bill aimed to make casinos more competitive.
The committee approved Monday the Republican budget proposal, which includes increased funding for infrastructure and K-12 education.
Leaders preach bipartisanship as Indiana faces legislative challenges.
House Speaker Brian Bosma announced the Crawfordsville representative's new position Tuesday.
Republican Peggy Mayfield defeated Democrat Peggy Welch, who has held Indiana's District 60 House seat for seven terms.
House Minority Democratic Leader Pat Bauer says the party needs to stay united if it wants to be successful in November.
A version of the federal transportation bill that would eliminate MPOs has passed the Senate.