Senator Joe Donnelly's legislation would establish a task force to develop procedures on how police and first responders should handle overdoses.
State and federal authorities must reach a decision before April 30 to save the Hoosier State Line railroad.
The proposed legislation would require the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to provide the best care for mental health conditions.
He says he also wants to know how Obama plans to work with Congress.
Both of Indiana’s U.S. Senators say Congress must work this session to build strong bipartisan support.
Donnelly wants to allow businesses to hire workers for up to 40 hours per week without being required to provide health insurance.
The Jacob Sexton Act is named for a Farmland, Indiana National Guardsman who took his own life while on leave from Afghanistan in 2009.
The number of heroin overdoses in Connersville continues to rise, as police reported this week the city’s 36th overdose on the drug in just two months.
Senators Joe Donnelly and Dan Coats say the Secret Service needs to make adjustments to avoid another intruder from entering the White House.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez visited a career-focused school in Indianapolis on Wednesday.