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February 16, 2017

 

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House Approves Tax-Raising Road Funding Bill

The House approved comprehensive road funding legislation that raises fuel taxes and opens the door to tolling Indiana interstate highways.

February 14, 2017

 

Some cities are considering regulating short-term rentals like those made popular by VRBO.

Airbnb Bill Passes House On Second Attempt

Lawmakers approved the bill barring local governments from banning short-term rentals on its second attempt at passage in the House.

February 9, 2017

 

House Speaker Rep. Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) speaks with reporters in his office.

House Votes To Override Pence Vetoes

One override would allow the state to delay environmental regulations that are stricter than federal rules.

February 6, 2017

 

House Minority Leader Rep. Scott Pelath (D-Michigan City), flanked by Rep. Greg Porter (D-Indianapolis) and Dan Forestal (D-Indianapolis) discusses his caucus' road funding plan.

House Democrats Unveil Road Funding Plan

House Democrats unveiled their road funding plan, billing it “No New Taxes.” Instead, Democrats want to halt future tax cuts to help pay for their plan.

January 7, 2017

 

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Statehouse Update: Holcomb Agenda, House GOP Road Funding Plan

Governor-elect Eric Holcomb rolled out his legislative agenda this week while House Republicans unveiled their road funding plan.

January 5, 2017

 

Governor-elect Eric Holcomb, with Lieutenant Governor-elect Suzanne Crouch at his side, discusses his agenda for the 2017 legislative session.

Holcomb Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

Holcomb's agenda includes a 20-year road plan with potential tax increases, expanded pre-k and making the State Superintendent an appointed position.

January 5, 2017

 

Scott Pelath

House Minority Leader Scott Pelath Wants Citizen-Led Referenda

Pelath’s proposal would require changing the Indiana Constitution.

November 23, 2016

 

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Lawmakers Will Build House With Habitat For Humanity

The legislature has chosen Habitat for Humanity as its charitable cause for 2017.

November 21, 2016

 

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Roads Are Top Priority For GOP, Democrat Legislative Leaders

Democrat and Republican leaders at the Statehouse agree – a long-term road funding plan will be the General Assembly’s top priority in 2017.

November 10, 2016

 

Eric Holcomb makes his acceptance speech after winning the Indiana gubernatorial race against Democrat John Gregg.

Holcomb’s Surprise Victory And The Road Ahead

Republican Eric Holcomb scored what some saw as a surprise victory in the governor’s race, defeating Democrat John Gregg.

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