Amanda Banks, a former public policy expert, was sworn in Tuesday at the Statehouse.
GOP candidate Jon Ford unseats democratic incumbent Timothy Skinner in the District 38 State Senate race.
The bill targeting education standards in 45 states has been temporarily put aside.
Indianapolis State Senator Greg Taylor is back from to Illinois after visiting his House colleagues there Wednesday.
Indiana Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman is citing "minor health concerns" as her reason not to run for governor.