Indiana received bad marks for political financing, state budget processes and public access to information.
Retiree advocates made a plea for more spending even as a gloomy new revenue forecast has lawmakers looking to cut money out of their budget proposals.
The state sealed adoption records from 1941 to 1994.
The bill would protect businesses who refuse services to same-sex couples because of religious beliefs.
The Indy Chamber says early education provides long-term benefits for Indiana's workforce.
Legislators are considering forming a program that would allow businesses to reduce workers' hours instead of laying them off during hard economic times.
Sexual assault survivor Jenny Wendt is advocating a change to legislature that allows her accused rapist - who confessed to the crime - to walk free.
Legislation that made its way to Governor Pence’s desk would halt a state-run energy conservation program.
The approved legislation releases $200 million right away but requires state budget committee approval for the second $200 million.
The bill the legislature approved last week would ban youth under 16 years old from tanning salons altogether.