Most testimony at the meeting had a common theme: immigration policy is best handled at the federal level.
A state Senate fiscal analysis estimates illegal immigration costs the state up to $130 million a year.
Eighteen study committees will study dozens of issues this summer and fall, including education
Some lawmakers question whether some of those topics – including Indiana’s sexual assault crisis – will get the attention they need.
Lawmakers this summer will begin a two-year study committee to examine the possibility of redistricting reform.
Straight ticket voting allows people to vote for every candidate from one party with one check of a box on their ballot.
A legislative study committee recommends permitting riverboats to move on land and installing table games with live dealers at racinos.
The report says Indiana’s energy efficiency programs provide a benefit to the state, and will continue to do so in the next several years.
The Vigo County sheriff has formed a study committee to brainstorm ways to reduce overcrowding at the county jail.
A summer study committee will attempt to project how much the Department of Corrections will save once the new system is implemented.