The Rockport plant would take coal and process it into various substances, including synthetic natural gas, which burns just like traditional natural gas.
Governor Mike Pence wants to use surplus dollars to fund transportation projects, but Senate leaders want a more permanent solution.
Protesters say the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case allowed special interest groups to sway last year's Senate race.
Leaders preach bipartisanship as Indiana faces legislative challenges.
Senator Richard Lugar says he might end up working for a think tank or a university.
Joe Donnelly, who defeated Republican Richard Mourdock in Indiana's U.S. Senate race, said his top priorities including getting more Hoosiers back to work.
Joe Donnelly defeated Richard Mourdock in Tuesday's election, gaining what was once considered safe-Republican Senate seat held by Richard Lugar.
Current County Commissioner Mark Stoops will become Indiana's 40th District Senator after his election victory.
A Howey/DePauw poll is the first since Richard Mourdock said in a debate that if pregnancy resulted from rape, it was what God intended.
Public reaction to Richard Mourdock's comments on rape have varied widely.