The Indiana legislature did not pass any legislation this past week.
Republicans say right-to-work legislation must be a key issue. Democrats do not want it to dominate the coming session.
The courts have blocked two parts of Indiana’s immigration law and a similar law in Alabama is also being challenged.
A symposium Thursday at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law tackled well-trodden areas of debate on the issue.
Right-to-work legislation would bar unions from charging dues to non-members who work in union shops.
Construction of a $1.6 million runway expansion at Kokomo’s airport was jeopardized because of the FAA shutdown
Study Committee Chair Phil Boots said the committee will likely invite public testimony at a later meeting.
Because of their variety, the new bills impact virtually everyone in some way.
Under current law, public projects valued at $150,000 or less are exempt from having to pay workers the common construction wage.
The Indiana ACLU says immigration is a federal, not state matter.