Refunds expected this year, but Assembly changes level of revenue surplus that triggers refunds after 2012.
Some legislators say it’s possible the ban won’t get passed this year.
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.