Indiana legislators are considering a proposal that would keep the Department of Natural Resources from shutting down farms that raise deer for hunting.
Legislators considered a state constitutional amendment on hunting and fishing and a bill creating the Indiana Career Council and debated expanding Medicaid.
The bill's author says hunting and fishing rights need to be protected, but opponents worry it would limit state regulation.
The council will vote Wednesday on whether to use lethal means to curb the deer population in Bloomington.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources tried to shut down captive hunts, but operators filed a lawsuit in response that is still pending.
Officials say most hunters follow the rules, but will try to use a cash incentive to catch those who don't.
Everyone who attended last night’s forum could agree on at least one thing: there are too many deer in Monroe County.
Every year Hoosier hunters make their way into the woods to shoot and kill deer for food and sport, but not all the deer hunters shoot are affected by bullets.