The legislature failed to pass a measure last session that would have created a preschool pilot program.
The trusts provide asset protection from creditors and allow property to be kept in trusts past the typical 90-year window.
Legislators heard from rehabilitation center officials and ex-convicts on how best to reduce recidivism as they overhaul the state's criminal code.
Public sector unions are asking the legislature to stop plans to shift control of a part of the state’s public employees’ pension system to a private company.
The budget passed this year allocates an additional $1.1 million to encourage recycling in Indiana.
Some business leaders say a state constitutional ban on same sex marriage would stymie their efforts to recruit top talent.
The interest rate on new student loans are doubling Monday to 6.8 percent.
The house speaker and the governor both said they were happy with the 5 percent income tax cut in the final version of the budget.
The legislation aims to make sentences for the worst criminal offenses more severe while reducing the penalties for low-level crimes.
The House Speaker says an income tax cut will be part of the final budget.