Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, voted in favor of the measure, while Sen. Dan Coats, R-Indiana, voted against it.
Ivy Tech officials say a tuition hike will help the statewide community college system make investments in areas such as more faculty and better equipment.
Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) says the bill will help elevate residency guidelines.
The city council approved Monday the annexation of land on the southeast side of the city.
After tabling the measure last month, the council will likely vote on the smoking ban Tuesday.
The Monroe County Registration Office will be open until 8 p.m. on Oct. 9, the voter registration deadline.
Voting centers allow residents to vote anywhere in the county as opposed to the precinct they live in.
The proposal now goes to Mayor Ballard's desk for approval.
The bill would put unopposed candidates on municipal ballots unless the county's election board voted unanimously to keep them off.
The Monroe County Clerk says it is doing all it can to ensure votes are counted accurately.