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.
Johnson County and other nearby counties are reporting the fastest start to housing construction in several years.
Some legislators say it’s possible the ban won’t get passed this year.
Uniondale Representative Jeff Espich announced Friday he will not run for re-election.
Indiana House and Senate bills both seek to find a use for the state's surplus, but in different ways.