Th new version of the bill requires only welfare recipients with drug convictions to be drug tested.
Legislators are also considering a bill to block police from using scanners to download information from cell phones.
The overhaul aims to divert low-level offenders into local community corrections programs, but lawmakers are debating how to fund those programs.
The Indiana House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill Thursday that proponents say will increase quality of elder care in the state.
A Senate committee unanimously followed the House in voting to put a stop to the use of electronic scanners that can download information from your cell phone.
The amendment's passage is the first step to putting HJR-3 on the ballot in 2016.
A measure in the Indiana Senate requires abortion clinics’ backup physicians to report their name to the state Department of Health.
A bill headed to the House would divert some of the revenue earmarked for local entities, and send it back to the casinos.
The leaders of both parties in the Indiana House are among those without a general election challenger yet.
Senator Richard Lugar is continuing to battle Treasurer Richard Mourdock for the Republican nomination.