The smoking ban received the most attention in the Indiana legislature this week. The General Assembly also passed bills on stage regulations and police entry.
The Indiana Senate passed a statewide smoking ban Wednesday, but there’s still work to be done before the bill can reach the governor.
Talk of the statehouse this week included Fort Wayne Republican Representative Bob Morris' statements about the Girl Scouts.
A creationism bill and legislation that would require drug testing for welfare recipients died in the legislature this week.
Private and charter school advocates organized a rally for students at the Indiana statehouse Wednesday.
The passage of right-to-work was the big news this week at the statehouse, but the legislature also passed some other prominent bills.
Some say the bill leaves teachers and schools open to costly lawsuits.
A Senate committee passed a right-to-work bill Friday with a 6 to 4 vote.
House Democrats refused to attend a 1:30 p.m. session called today. They are in caucus with no sign of coming out.
The policy to limit the number of people inside the statehouse to 3,000 is no longer in place, says Governor Mitch Daniels.