The author of a bill encouraging schools to hire school resource officers says he will likely only request minor changes be made before it goes to the governor.
House and Senate leaders have one more week to work out a budget, and legislators passed measures strengthening antibullying and prescription medication laws.
With only minor changes proposed, the voucher expansion will likely be passed
The bill creates a state grant fund that schools can use to boost security and hire school resource officers.
An amendment to a school safety bill creates a new position called a school protection officer and requires each school to have one.
The Indiana legislature considered measures on casinos and veterans benefits, and Governor Mike Pence announced his concerns with the criminal code bill.
Legislators considered measures this week that would mandate drug testing for some welfare recipients and give certain schools "family friendly" designations.
Indiana legislators debated the state's budget and whether to restrict purchase of cold medications used for methamphetamine.
The Indiana Senate is considering this week legislation overhauling the state's criminal code after the House passed the bill.
Legislators considered a state constitutional amendment on hunting and fishing and a bill creating the Indiana Career Council and debated expanding Medicaid.