Indiana lawmakers are proposing a pilot program that looks to expand mental health treatment for opioid-addicted Hoosiers.
The report ranks Indiana near the bottom of the country for early education, at a time when lawmakers are discussing an expansion of a pre-K pilot program.
Pre-K Bill legislation could move the issue beyond just a study committee.
A pilot program aimed at providing pre-k for low-income kids was stripped out of a bill Wednesday. The program was replaced with a mandated study of the issue:
The federal government has extended Indiana's pilot health insurance program for another year, while the state looks for other ways to expand health care.
One House and one Senate committee will use iPads to see if they are useful for legislators.