Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.
The Drug Enforcement Administration raided wholesalers and retailers in 29 states Wednesday.
The legislation approved this session, precludes the state from holding utilities to energy savings goals.
The bill includes an expansion of the Lifeline law and seeks to study Indiana's high rate of sexual assault.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is proposing an expanded version of a law that gives minors immunity from underage drinking charges when seeking medical help.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, wants Indiana to tap into federal money to curb the number of abandoned, foreclosed homes.
Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, plans to sponsor a bill that would boost mandatory minimum sentences for violent crimes.
Sen. Jim Merritt says neither side in a case involving a proposed coal gasification plant in Rockport has any idea what the Supreme Court will decide.
The bill adds mobile gaming devices to off-track betting sites, eliminates taxes on free-play coupons and allows live-dealer games in racetrack casinos.
The legislature passed the ban last year, but police say they have had a hard time enforcing it.