The House Republicans say they plan to increase funding to public education and boost public safety while maintaining a balanced budget.
The smoking rate in Indiana has decreased by 23% dropping from 27.4% to 21.2% from 2001 to 2010.
Legislators continue work on the budget as the 2011 session winds down.
A new survey reveals Hoosiers are growing more pessimistic about public schools.
Education panel discusses concerns in the Indiana on K-12 education.
A state senator says Indiana's funding formula is in such flux the best solution may be starting from scratch.