More than 1,600 delegates chose nominees for Governor, Lt. Governor, State Superintendent and Attorney General at the Indiana Republican Party convention.
Legislators have just eight session days left, and they still need to resolve some of the biggest issues.
The Logansport senator spent 14 years as a deputy prosecutor.
A 2014 study ranked Indianapolis worst in the nation for the percentage of people who have easy access to food.
Two bills hope to end meth labs in the state - one empowers pharmacists to reject suspicious customers, the other makes pseudoephedrine drugs prescription-only.
Sen. Randy Head wants to put pseudoephedrine products behind the counter and require pharmacists to question customers before selling them the drugs.
The ERASER committee has been proposed to replace an older licensing evaluation body.
Republican Senator Randy Head has introduced a bill to start a pilot program to encourage preschool reading programs.
One recommendation the Commission approved lowers theft from a felony to a misdemeanor if the value of the items stolen is less than $750.