The mayor of Gary says lawmakers should avoid community specific mandates during the special session.
Students in a cash-strapped northwestern Indiana school district will get new school buses under an agreement that also saves the district more than $1 million a year.
Democratic state senators say a finances bill that enforces more rules on the distressed Gary and Muncie districts will eliminate public participation.
The state-appointed manager of the Gary Community School Corporation told state officials a proposal to close two buildings is only the start of cutting costs.
Lawmakers will consider legislation to identify and provide help to schools that are facing financial problems before they reach crisis levels.
A conservative lawyer is suing the city of Gary for allegedly violating the state's ban on sanctuary cities with an ordinance approved earlier this year.
A clause under Pruitt's contract between July 2012 and June 2015 provided for a $10,000 bonus per year "to be agreed upon by the Board and the Superintendent."
The CEO of Gary's two casinos says a proposed smoking ban would cost the northwestern Indiana city revenue by driving gamblers to other casinos.
Indiana officials say a 90-year-old plan to speed travel times, add trains and attract more passengers on the South Shore railroad could finally happen.
Gary's mayor posted an ad in the New York Times Monday that addressed Amazon Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos.