Dearborn County Councilor Randall Lyness was chosen from among four candidates.
A statement from McMillin says he wants to focus his attention on "making my family's world a better place."
Sen. Jim Merritt plans to pursue gun violence legislation in response to what he calls a “crisis” in Indiana’s urban areas.
A recently-passed “second chance” law gives Hoosiers convicted of low level felonies and misdemeanors the opportunity to clear their records.
State legislators could be drug tested under an amendment passed Monday in the House.