An Indiana advocate is calling on the General Assembly to create legislation to help reduce underage drinking in the state.
The panel was one of the first chances legislators have had to publicly debate the Republican-led education overhaul since the session ended in April.
Leaders on both sides of the aisle appear in favor of charter school expansion, but there’s disagreement about the rules for establishing a such an institution.
A Senate committee changed certain provisions in a controversial informed consent for abortions bill Wednesday.
Senate Minority Leader Vi Simpson said she believes the public meetings are merely partisan efforts.
These days, Bennett seems to spend much of his time traveling around the state campaigning on behalf of his model of education reform.
Vi Simpson spent time this week meeting with union representatives and educators to discuss controversial right-to-work and education reform legislation.
This week may have seen the first of a series of skirmishes illustrating the gulf between minority Democrats and the Republican majority in the Statehouse.
The 2011 Indiana General Assembly has begun and lawmakers say its early days may help forecast how ashift in power will affect the Statehouse.
State Senators Vaneta Becker and Vi Simpson have proposed creation of a new program to better care for the state's senior citizens.