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.
The Senate scrapped a House-passed bill to let Marion and Hamilton Counties vote on a local income-tax hike, in favor of a legislative study committee.
A study committee is recommending the legislature extend emergency stage equipment regulations that were implemented after the 2011 State Fair stage collapse.
A study committee will make its recommendations for changes to the Department of Child Services in November.
Both Republicans and Democrats have expressed concerns about DCS, ranging from high caseworker turnover to the centralization of the agency’s hotline.