While the panel included both Republicans and Democrats most participants stuck to their partisan platforms.
A public access lawsuit has been taken on by the Indiana Supreme Court, bypassing the Court of Appeals.
The group wants Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller to issue a brief on the issue of public access to legislative emails.
Marion Superior Judge James Osborn says the separation of powers doctrine forbids the courts from getting involved in legislative affairs.
The Indiana House Republican Caucus is facing a lawsuit over its decision to withhold e-mails shared between one of its members and several utility companies.
Both the House and Senate have now approved a program that would give utility companies more flexibility when it comes to energy savings.
A bill approved Wednesday in a House committee would allow utilities to charge future alternative energy customers a fee.
House Utilities and Energy Chairman Eric Koch says he's crafting a plan with his Senate counterpart Jim Merritt.
Rep. Eric Koch, R-Bedford, wants to limit the use of police drones and electronic surveillance.
Lawmakers agree on the need for more technical and vocational education options but disagree on how to implement them.