GOP lawmakers are pushing a bill that would use some extra tax amnesty revenue for the third region.
A bill that shifts low-level, first time offenders away from state prison is estimated to cost local entities $10.5 million a year.
A new state revenue forecast predicts Indiana will take in nearly $300 million less over the next 18 months than the legislature planned.
IU leaders say it will be a couple weeks before they decide if they want to lease the school's parking operations to a private firm.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Luke Kenley says Medicaid payments are already a large burden on the state budget.
South Bend Senator John Broden says an independent audit would help restore the faith and trust of the public in the system.
Luke Kenley says he approves of a recent decision by Indiana State University leaders to roll back a proposed tuition increase for next school year.
The Main Street Fairness Act would bring in millions of dollars in tax revenue currently lost to online retailers.